Red Carpet Fashion At The 2012 Met Gala: From Glamorous To Daring To A Sheer Affair.

Red Carpet Fashion At The 2012 Met Gala: From Glamorous To Daring To A Sheer Affair.

The 2012 Met (Costume Institute) Gala  held last night in NYC was a night of glamour, dramatic designer gowns and bare it all sheer creations. The red carpet event brought together the who's-who of the fashion, Hollywood and music industries all vying to show of their fashion and beauty style. 

Read on to see some of the best red carpet looks of the night, who walked the red carpet and what they wore. From Jessica Alba and Scarlett Johansson's golden/bronze goddess style to Beyonce's barely there sheer number and Gwyneth Paltrow's uber sexy mini... 

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Shimmer and Shine:
Actress Jessica Alba in a gold Michael Kors one-shoulder gown.

'Vampire Diaries' actress Nina Dobrev in a silver and black Donna Karan gown.

Actress Camilla Belle in a Ralph Lauren Collection gown.

'Modern Family' actress Sofia Vergara in an embroidered silver Marchessa peplum gown.

'Glee' actress Lea Michele in a Diane Von Furstenberg navy gown.

Model Rosie Huntington Whiteley in a Burberry striped gown.

Singer Rihanna in a structured Tom Ford alligator print gown.

Singer Lana Del Rey in a Joseph Altuzarra silver gown.

Model Gisele Bundchen in Givenchy Haute Couture by Ricardo Tisci with her husband Tom Brady.

Pop of Color:
'Mission Impossible' actress Paula Patton in a pale punk Vera Wang gown.

'Foot Loose' actress Julianne Hough in a fuchsia Carolina Herrera mermaid gown.

'Once Upon A Time' actress Ginnifer Goodwin in a tangerine Monique L'huillier gown.

'Mad Men' actress January Jones in a lemon yellow Versace bustier gown.

Actress Kristen Belle in a tangerine Tommy Hilfiger gown.

Singer/DJ Solange Knowles accompanied designer Rachel Roy wearing her lemon yellow peplum gown.

Short and Sexy:

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow in a pale lilac Prada dress with embellished pockets.

Actress Carey Mulligan in a gold and silver Prada dress.

Dramatic Gowns:
Actress Hillary Swank matched the red carpet in a Michael Kors gown.

Actress Amber Heard accompanied designer Zac Posen in a mermaid gown.

Actress Christina Ricci in a black and pale pink, two-piece Thakoon dress with a dramatic ruffled bodice.

Actress Cate Blanchett in an Alexander McQueen ruffle feather gown.

Actress Scarlett Johansson in a Dolce & Gabbana pearl embroidered 

A Sheer Affair:
Beyonce in a sheer Givenchy Haute Couture by Ricardo Tisci gown with a dramatic black and purple train.

'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' actress Rooney Mara in Givenchy Haute Couture by Ricardo Tisci.

'Mirror Mirror' actress Lily Collins in a Valentino Haute Couture sheer lace gown.

French actress Marion Cotillard in Dior Haute Couture.

Model Heidi Klum in an Escada mini dress with a sheer lace overlay and Christian Louboutin strap.

Who gets your vote for best dressed at the 2012 Met Gala? Leave a comment below.
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  1. Beyonce killed it, yellow was made for Solange, Gisele and Rihanna best bodies.

  2. They all look amazing but some of the dresses were too boring for the MET.


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