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The Best Dressed List Of The 2014 Met Gala Has So Many Unexpected Names

The Best Dressed List Of The 2014 Met Gala Has Some Seriously Surprising Names On It

The 2014 Met Gala finally came and goodness gracious, it was glorious. After Michlle Obama kicked things off in a gorgeous green Naeem Khan at the ribbon cutting ceremony earlier in honor of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s costume center being named after Anna Wintour, the event’s fashion parade got underway. While there were some looks that did not quite cut it, plenty of celebrities, models and other fashionable folks put their best (high-heeled, perfectly-pedicured) foot forward this evening.

So, who made the best dressed list for this year’s Costume Institute Ball? And would you add any of these onto the “best Met Gala looks of all time” list?

The Best Dressed List Of The 2014 Met Gala Has Some Seriously Surprising Names On It

I’m so down with Anne Hathaway‘s look tonight.

The Best Dressed List Of The 2014 Met Gala Has Some Seriously Surprising Names On It

How could anybody epitomize glamour the way Dita von Teese does in Zac Posen right here? Real question. Important research.

The Best Dressed List Of The 2014 Met Gala Has Some Seriously Surprising Names On It

We knew Bee Shaffer would come through. This lovely pale blue Alexander McQueen gown was the perfect choice for Anna Wintour‘s daughter.

The Best Dressed List Of The 2014 Met Gala Has Some Seriously Surprising Names On It

Suki Waterhouse is stunning in this soft pink gown from Burberry.

The Best Dressed List Of The 2014 Met Gala Has Some Seriously Surprising Names On It

Zoe Saldana just showed us all how it’s done in this fantastic Michael Kors design. It’s equal parts striking and delicate–perfect for an event where restrained creativity goes a long way.

The Best Dressed List Of The 2014 Met Gala Has Some Seriously Surprising Names On It

Gisele Bunchen and Tom Brady are that couple at prom everyone hates, but they did look pretty great.

The Best Dressed List Of The 2014 Met Gala Has Some Seriously Surprising Names On It

This inky number Gisele picked is very fun.

The Best Dressed List Of The 2014 Met Gala Has Some Seriously Surprising Names On It

Good gracious, Karlie Kloss looks magical as a gilded castle.

The Best Dressed List Of The 2014 Met Gala Has Some Seriously Surprising Names On It

SO DOWN WITH KATIE HOLMES RIGHT NOW. As per usual, Marchesa was an excellent choice for the red carpet. The vivid color is incredible, while the softly defined top portion of the dress is absolutely beautiful.

The Best Dressed List Of The 2014 Met Gala Has Some Seriously Surprising Names On It

I love Charlize Theron and she will forever land on every best dressed list ever, but I hate that she is standing next to Sean Penn so very much.

On the next page: a 17-year-old who knows how to wear Chanel Couture, a look from Blake Lively you won’t actually hate, and the epic win that is Lupita Nyong’o‘s Prada dress.

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  • Jenni

    Sam, you had me until Chloe Moretz. Also is she winking at me in this photo?

    • emilykwells2188

      Agreed. Chloe does not belong on this list. ALupita’s look also kind of falls flat for me.

  • http://toyboxkiller.tumblr.com/ Cathryn Berarobitch

    I didn’t think I could love Lupita Nyong’o any more, and then she went all flapper on us and I’m pretty sure I’m dead now.

  • capoupascap

    I must admit I don’t really like Lupitas dress or Kristens…that’s pry the nest I’ve seen her red hair look though. I am obsessed with the color of Katies dress, and Selenas is a perfect fit.

    • Samantha Escobar

      The color of Katie’s dress is just my favorite shade ever. I’m not big on gold gold, but that deep shade is unbelievable.

  • Henny

    I like Kristen Stewart in Chanel, she rocked it. So did Lupita.

  • Holly

    I admit when i first saw Lupita i wondered what on earth possessed her, but when i had a proper look i can see that it is pretty cool and brave.

    Taylor Swift is always so meh to me.

    Selena looks really classy

    Kristen Stewart looks beautiful and i did that dress. It’s classy yet it’s a bit wild too. I love that she never ever goes for a safe option. Her hair and make up are perfection.

    Emma Stone, Shailene Woodley and Charlize T were disappointments

    • Holly

      *dig

    • Samantha Escobar

      I had the same thought at first with Lupita! I did a quick “OH NO” and then looked a little longer at a photo with better lighting and voila! I fell in love. Her stylist is a GD genius.

    • Samantha Escobar

      OH and yes about Kristen Stewart not going for the safe option! There are plenty of times where her look wasn’t my favorite, but it’s impossible not to appreciate how she takes risks. People always declare her as being a boring actress, but she’s just one of the least giddy ones; she’s still exciting and wonderful to watch.

  • Jaíne Cruz

    kristen

  • Michel92

    Taylor Swift is always gorgeous and her dress is stunning, a classic and beautiful ball gown. I’d have to choose Taylor and the incredible Oscar de la Renta as the best. It is a grand ball, and she looks beautiful, wearing the most beautiful gown, the train, the beadwork. Wow.

    I love the color of Katie Holmes’ dress and I think everyone else does, too! I’ve never seen anything like it! Great!

    This is crazy–I’m not s huge fan of Sara Silverman–but I didn’t even recognize her. i do like the color, i have to admit I kind of like her dress. i go with the idea that this is a ball, and Sara is wearing a pretty gown.

    Selena Gomez. Too plain and simple for this event. Just, bleh. I note it because I think it typifies some of the more boring looks of the evening.

    Lupita! i love it! Original, daring, and great!

    Kristen Stewart–I’m not sure if it’s the right look for the event. A fashion statement, butI’m not sure if this is the right event. But Kristen is getting a distinct style sense!

    Many other great looks. but too many boring, don’t you think? This is supposed to be a grand event, ladies! Grand classic gowns like Taylor’s or grand new looks like Lupita’s. This is supposed to be the best of the best!! A grand and stunning event!! not the darned Emmy Awards

  • Ally

    Taylor Swift’s dress looks like gigantic labia, which I can’t unsee.

    Beyonce looks like the flawless black widow of my dreams. How is she so perfect?

    • Samantha Escobar

      Okay great now I can’t unsee that either. Crap.

  • Cris

    Lol, your blog got invaded by the Kristen Stewart hags. They are all grasping for someone to get her in their best dressed list when most consider her look boring bordering on worst. Desperate bunch of freaks these Kristen granny fans really. And you can all curse at me lol but FYI tons of people out there that has nothing to do with your stupid twilight crap hate the guts of your shameless homewrecker idol.

  • Porkchop

    SARAH SILVERMAN!! She looks like Maria Tallchief.

  • Lindsey Conklin

    love, love, love (except for K. stew). but holy gisele and blake and selena

  • Flávia Silveira

    Gisele Bündchen why so perfect?? “I’m having a bad day”, is not part of her dictionary for sure, this woman is absolutely gorgeous <3

  • Rachelle M.

    No Liu Wen??

  • bambi

    WHY is Katie on this list?! Her dress looks like it hasn’t been ironed, much less opened, since 1975 and has been rotting in her grandmother’s closet, and she just threw it because she was running late. Also, she looks like she slept with her hair wet, and didn’t even bother combing it. She’s exactly what a washed up alcoholic working a part-time job as Belle at Disneyland looks like.

    Beyonce and Lupita, as much as I love them, shouldn’t be here too. Beyonce’s makeup is DIVINE but that veil was so-done by JLaw last year, and the dress is shabby. Lupita looks like a crazed flapper.

    Taylor Swift’s makeup and hair are so done to death and boring, but the dress is heavenly. However, is it just me or do her boobies change their size every few months?!

    Now the main question- WHERE’S EMMA STONE?!

  • DivaDebbi

    Well we can agree to disagree. Some of your loves were my loathes; Lupita, Katie, Beyoncé, and Chloe, but I did love Anna, Karlie, Charlize, Suki and Taylor. Diane Kruger looked divine IMO as did Amy Adams and Lily Aldridge. I missed Bee, but would have added her to my Fabulist: http://www.divadebbi.blogspot.com/2014/05/divadebbis-met-gala-2014-fashion-report.html Overall, I thought there was a lot more fugly than fab.

  • http://maitribathbody.com/ Maitri

    We’ll have to agree to disagree about Katie
    Holmes and Chloe Grace Moretz. Best dressed of the night = Dita Von Teese and Karolina Kurkova.

  • Giovana

    Taylor e Karlie estão perfeitas! <3

  • AngelaYS

    some celeb looks even better posed with their best accessories : their man, like Gisele with Tom or like Blake with Ryan, but why oh why Charlize bring Sean Penn??? that man ruined her gorgeous, amazing looks!! totally surprise at Lupita, what the heck is she wearing?. Love KK’s dress, totally match the theme!

  • izzy

    Um…How is Janelle Monae seriously not on here?