Red Carpet at the MET Ball 2012

Last night was the most glamorous event of the year: The Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City (or MET Ball). Below is the review of the red carpet featuring every celebrity/model and designer you can think of. Which one is your favorite look ?

Carey Mulligan in Prada, Jessica Alba in Michael Kors and Cameron Diaz in Stella McCartney.

Victoria’s Secret model Karolina Kurkova opted for a show-stopping look, designed by Rachel Zoe

Silver siren: Sofia Vergara in Marchesa, Lana Del Rey in Joseph Altuzarra and Gwyneth Paltrow in an incredibly sexy Prada dress.

Camilla Belle wore Ralph Lauren number.

Jessica Biel in Prada looked elegant next to her dashing man Justin Timberlake, and Donald and Melanie Trump tanned up extra-specially


Karolina Kurkova and Renee Zellweger looked regal as they ascended the sweeping staircase at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Designing women: Karolina Kurkova with super-stylist Rachel Zoe, and right, Paula Patton looked stunning in a dramatic bustier and large drop earrings, flashing her beautiful smile as she posed with designer Vera Wang.

Scarlett Johansson was embellished and voluptuous in Dolce and Gabbana


Vampire Diaries star Nina Dobrev wore a black and gold confection by legendary New York designer Donna Karen

Jessica Paré in L’Wren Scott gown and Kate Upton

Beyonce went all out in Givenchy, right: Kristen Stewart in Balenciaga

Blues and pinks: Dakota Fanning, Brooke Shields, who arrived leaning on a walking stick, Mission Impossible star Paula Patton and Hollywood starlet Amber Heard

Black magic: Gothic was the second major force tonight, Cate Blanchett owned the look in McQueen while Rooney Mara and Gisele Bundchen were sleek in Givenchy

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in British Burberry, Rosario Dawson in Calvin Klein and Rihanna in Tom Ford crocodile applique.

Liv Tyler in vintage Givenchy and Heidi Klum in vintage Escada.

Linda Evangelista and Marion Cotillard were midnight maidens, Marion’s Dior dress had accents of purple

Emma Roberts in Escada, Katharine McPhee in Elie Saab and Eva Mendes in Prada were all tangerine on the carpet.

Chelsea Clinton, Emma Stone rocking Lanvin and Milla Jovovich in Marc Jacobs donned the color of romance

Pastel power: January Jones was lovely in yellow, Candice Swanepoel looked fresh in bright blue and Brooklyn Decker.

Emily Blunt in Calvin Klein, Kate Bosworth in Prada and Julianne Hough in Carolina Herrera.

British star Alexa Chung, Descendents actress Shailene Woodley, Chloe Sevigny and M.IA all had off nights

Christina Ricci in Thakoon and Lily Collins in Valentino gowns

Mick Jagger with L’Wren Scott and Ronnie Wood with Sally Humphreys

Daniel Radcliffe and former co-star Rose Hemingway went for traditional dance attire, as did fellow Brit Hugh Dancy and Homeland star girlfriend Claire Danes in J.Mendel

Kanye West, Chace Crawford and Gerard Butler all looked dashing in black tie


New York Jet player Tim Tebow left his sportswear at home, while Ivanka Trump looked incredibly elegant in blue velvet.

Jessica Chastain, Sarah Jessica Parker and Debra Messing all looked opulent

Ashley Greene in Donna Karan and Leighton Meester in Marchesa.

Hilary Swank in Michael Kors, Amy Adams in Giambattista Valli and Lea Michele made for a patriotic look together

Kristen Wiig and Ginnifer Goodwin risked clashing with the red carpet in their orange frocks

Coco Rocha in Elizabeth Taylor’s Givenchy trouser suit

Lana Del Rey in Joseph Alturazza

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