The Best Met Gala Dresses Through the Years

April 4, 2015
These stars had the best Met Gala looks ever. Photo: PR Photos / Shutterstock.com
These stars had the best Met Gala looks through the years. Photo: PR Photos / Shutterstock.com

Shimmering, glamorous and elegant. One or more of these words can be used to describe star style at the Met Gala. The annual event is the biggest one fashion has every year where celebrities, designers and models hit the carpet in their best looks. In honor of the 2015 Met Gala set to hit New York in May, we rounded up some of the best Met Gala dresses ever. From 2005 to 2014, check out all the looks below.

Actress Blake Lively was perfectly glamorous and statuesque in a Gucci Première gown at the 2014 Met Gala. The blonde bombshell looked to step out of the silver screen in the 50s with this sparkling dress. Photo: Janet Mayer / PR Photos
Actress Blake Lively was perfectly glamorous and statuesque in a Gucci Première gown at the 2014 Met Gala. The blonde bombshell looked to step out of the silver screen in the 50s with this sparkling dress. Photo: Janet Mayer / PR Photos

Diane Kruger made this simple Calvin Klein Collection dress look jaw-dropping at the 2010 Met Gala held in New York. The white long-sleeved gown will always be one of the best looks in recent memory. Photo: Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com
Diane Kruger made this simple Calvin Klein Collection dress look jaw-dropping at the 2010 Met Gala held in New York. The white long-sleeved gown will always be one of the best looks in recent memory. Photo: Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com
Supermodel Gisele Bundchen looked stunning in a red column dress with a flared and pleated skirt at the 2011 Met Gala which paid tribute to Alexander McQueen. Photo: Janet Mayer / PR Photos
Supermodel Gisele Bundchen looked stunning in a red column dress with a flared and pleated skirt at the 2011 Met Gala which paid tribute to Alexander McQueen. Photo: Janet Mayer / PR Photos
Actress Kate Bosworth looked retro chic in a Valentino Couture gown at the 2010 Met Gala held in New York. Photo: Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com
Actress Kate Bosworth looked retro chic in a Valentino Couture gown at the 2010 Met Gala held in New York. Photo: Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com
Naomi Watts looked classic in a fuchsia colored Stella McCartney gown featuring a large bow decoration on one sleeve at the 2010 Met Gala. Photo: Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com
Naomi Watts looked classic in a fuchsia colored Stella McCartney gown featuring a large bow decoration on one sleeve at the 2010 Met Gala. Photo: Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com
Nicole Kidman looked radiant in an embroidered Chanel dress at the 2005 Met Gala featuring a Chanel exhibit. She was also the co-host of the event. Photo: Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com
Nicole Kidman looked radiant in an embroidered Chanel dress at the 2005 Met Gala featuring a Chanel exhibit. She was also the co-host of the event. Photo: Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com
Rihanna went for a bold white crop top look and skirt from Stella McCartney at the 2014 Met Gala. We think the daring risk paid off as one of the best looks of that year. Photo: Janet Mayer / PRPhotos.com
Rihanna went for a bold white crop top look and skirt from Stella McCartney at the 2014 Met Gala. We think the daring risk paid off as one of the best looks of that year. Photo: Janet Mayer / PRPhotos.com
Rooney Mara went for a sculptural Givenchy Haute Couture gown at the 2013 Met Gala which had a punk theme. With a dark lip and slicked back hairstyle, Rooney gave a rebellious yet refined take on the style. Photo: Wild1 / PR Photos
Rooney Mara went for a sculptural Givenchy Haute Couture gown at the 2013 Met Gala which had a punk theme. With a dark lip and slicked back hairstyle, Rooney gave a rebellious yet refined take on the style. Photo: Wild1 / PR Photos
Sarah Jessica Parker wore a tartan and tulle-filled Alexander McQueen dress at the AngloMania themed Met Gala in 2006. Photo: Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com
Sarah Jessica Parker wore a tartan and tulle-filled Alexander McQueen dress at the AngloMania themed Met Gala in 2006. Photo: Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com
Taylor Swift looked just peachy in an Oscar de la Renta gown at the 2014 Met Gala. With a big bow embellishment on the back, Taylor channeled Old Hollywood Glamour at its best. Photo: Janet Mayer / PRPhotos.com
Taylor Swift looked just peachy in an Oscar de la Renta gown at the 2014 Met Gala. With a big bow embellishment on the back, Taylor channeled Old Hollywood Glamour at its best. Photo: Janet Mayer / PRPhotos.com

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