The MET BALL 2013
Sarah Jessica Parker in Giles Deacon
“I wanted to pay attention to the theme and embrace it,” said the star, in a Philip Treacy hat that took weeks to create.
Anne Hathaway in vintage Valentino Haute Couture Inspired by Debbie Harry, the actress went platinum for a look that’s “edgy, yet very youthful and fun,” says hairstylist Sascha Breuer.
in Valentino Haute Couture
A month in the making, the custom creation is “elegant and cool,” says stylist Elizabeth Saltzman.
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Taylor Swift in J. Mendel
Though the singer saw several sketches, “she knew this was the winner immediately,” says stylist Joseph Cassell.
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in Stella McCartney
“She wanted this in green, but I’ve been trying to get Kristen into this color forever,” says stylist Tara Swennen.
Beyoncé in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci
The designer fashioned the look to resemble “a fire queen,” he says. “It’s a daring dress.”
“Punk was absolutely an influence of my life,” said Cameron Diaz (left, in Stella McCartney), who met music icon Debbie Harry and model Karlie Kloss (in Louis Vuitton).
“I put it on, and it was very easy to say, ‘Yeah, this is the dress,’ ” said Katie Holmes of her Calvin Klein Collection gown created by her date, designer Francisco Costa.
Madge at Work
Madonna (in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci) donned a shredded fishnet dress, chains, spikes – and little else.
Katy Perry took this Dolce & Gabbana ensemble straight off the runway. “It fit like a glove,” says stylist Johnny Wujek.
“I don’t think I had a punk fashion phase, but I think I was definitely a punk,” says Met Ball co-chair Rooney Mara (in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci) of her childhood.
Red Carpet Rookies
Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn (in Elie Saab) made their Met Ball debut as a couple.
Gisele Bündchen (in Anthony Vaccarello) brought a colorful accessory: husband Tom Brady.