François-Henri Pinault and Salma Hayek more photos› In recent years, the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala has embraced accessible themes that are easy to get pumped up about: superheroes, supermodels, American style. But this year, the fashion world's biggest party took a...

Many designers got it right last night at the Costume Institute Gala, and some even got it quite wrong (Marchesa, what happened to you, dears?) But I loved these looks by Chanel, especially that of the annual host of the evening, Anna Wintour. I seldom comment on her outfits as she seldom does...

Yesterday the Costume Institute Gala kick off, and this year it's all about Alexander McQueen. It was a parade of McQueen's gowns running down the red carpet, Sarah Jessica Parker said being being fitted by McQueen was "one of the great, memorable experiences of a lifetime." And congratulating...

! >> It's officially Costume Institute Gala time, and this year it's all about Alexander McQueen — which means plenty of McQueen dresses are going to be running around on the likes of Gisele Bundchen, Sarah Jessica Parker, Naomi Campbell, and Daphne Guinness. Anna Wintour, for her part,...

PreviousNext Anna's Party — A Glance Back at Anna Wintour's Costume Institute Gala Looks Over the Years >> The Party of the Year, The Oscars of New York, the Met Ball, or the Costume Institute Gala — call it whatever you like, but one thing's for sure: it's Anna's Party. In honor of the...

My first impression was, "Wow, how fresh!" until I realized another Iman (Chanel) wore a gold sequined jumpsuit to last year's Costume Institute Gala. Though it's been done before, Iman looked ravishing and hot. The young bucks could learn a thing or three from this industry veteran. A Kotur...

There were many starlets that wore Chanel Beauté on the red carpet at the 2011 Costume Institute Gala – and there wore those that wore haute couture. I've always wondered why more actresses didn't wear Chanel couture on the red carpet and last night the ladies did not disappoint. Chanel was...

The annual Met Costume Institute Gala is just days away—it takes place on May 2—and the excitement is brewing. Vogue, for example, is celebrating by launching a brand new Met Gala iPad app, which features five years of behind-the-scenes footage as well as an insider's guide to the work that...

Beyonce is set to join Rooney Mara, Ricardo Tisci and Anna Wintour as an honorary chair at this year's Costume Institute Gala! ~ WWD Halle Berry has co-designed two new versions of Michael Kors' coveted Runway watch as part of the designer's Watch Hunger Stop campaign! ~ Telegraph UK The...

Just like that, the Superbowl of fashion, otherwise known as the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala, has come and gone for another year. And, like every other fashion blog in existence, we at The Backseat Stylers are obliged to choose our candidates for best dressed among the...

 

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