Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Best and Worst: Met Gala 2013

It is so odd to think that this is the last blog post I will be writing as a freshman in college. Sure I am a bit sad, but I could not be more excited that my summer begins in less than a week! Woohoo! Although one down fall of summer the girls who refuse to buy shorts long enough to cover the bottom. They are truly the only downfall I can think off. Any who, on Monday one of my favorite fashion events occurred, the Met Gala. This year like the previous years, did not disappoint me. I was a bit worried that with a theme like punk the fashion would be to my dislike, but I was proved wrong. There were so many amazing looks, but just like every fashion event, where there is good there is bad. I may not be the most “punk” person (I am not punk at all), but I know what punk is, and some of them just missed the mark. So here are some of the stand out looks from the Met Gala, both the good and bad.


Beyoncé. I don’t think I need an explanation other than, she is queen! Well, I will add a few words because she deserves them. Beyoncé was on fire at the Met Gala, and I actually mean it considering her dress looked like flames!  Now I am impartial when it comes to Beyoncé because I love her, but she really did rock the red carpet with her punk themed look!  Queen B for life!

Sarah Jessica Parker. This is possibly my favorite look of the night, but I honestly can’t choose. She went all out with the punk theme, but made it so fashion forward. I envy how daring she is and doesn’t even look back. I think she nailed the punk theme with her Mohawk head piece, and her makeup was a perfect ten if you ask me.

Katy Perry. This must be a dream. Only a few weeks ago I pinned this look from the runway in my "Pinterest Picks" post  and then she steps out on the red carpet wearing it, and rocking it I might add. From the crown and earrings to the hair, I give this look a perfect ten! Although I would have changed the shoe because they cut her off and make her look a bit short, but at this point I don’t even care!

Anne Hathaway. I love my pixie cut as is, but I have always talked about bleaching it white blonde, so when I saw Anne I had a little freak out moment. It is so edgy, and she is totally rocking it, which makes me love her even more. This dress with the pattern that looks like zebra, the sheer cut outs, and the feather trimmed sleeves fits right into the punk theme, and it looks stunning on her.

Jennifer Lawrence. Can she be any more perfect? I am absolutely in love her and her perfect porcelain skin. I don’t even understand how she can be this perfect. Plus the fact that she is rocking a tea length dress, which I have always loved, makes her punk look even better. Hold up, the caged veil makes the even better punk look even better. Like I said, she is perfect!

Coco Rocha. I am convinced that no matter what she wears she looks perfect. It is not fair! This look is beyond perfect for the punk themed Met Gala, and she looks absolutely gorgeous in it. Leopard print is a tricky print to wear when it is a full length gown, but she makes it look like a walk in the park. The bangs may not be my favorite day to day look, but for this event they couldn’t be more fitting.

Cara Delevingne. I don’t think the punk theme could be any more perfect for Cara. She already has an edgy style, so I am guessing dressing for this event was so easy. The studded dress not only is gorgeous in itself, but it looks gorgeous on her. Plus her hair, makeup, and accessories make the look the perfect amount of grungy punk. Just like Coco, I don’t think she could look bad in anything.


The Olsen Twins. For women who are so involved in the fashion industry you would think they would be able to own the Met Gala, but I am beyond disappointed with their fashion choices. If the theme was girly pimp Mary Kate would have been perfect. If the theme has boho hippie Ashley would have been spot on. I think they missed the memo that the theme was actually punk because they totally missed the mark with their interesting fashion choices. 0 for 2 for the Olsen Twins.

Kim Kardashian. Imma’ let you finish, but Mrs. Doubtfire had the best floral outfit of all time. Sorry Kim, but the fact that you and Kanye are dating made me do that. I had no choice. While many don’t like Kim, I think she is great, but this outfit makes me dislike her quite a bit. I get that she is pregnant, I mean there is no way you wouldn’t know that, but this dress looks horrible and doesn’t even fit the punk theme. This is so awful and she is possibly the worst dressed overall. How could you do this to me Kim?

Linda Evangelista.She must have thought the Met Gala theme was ghost bride because she completely missed the punk theme. If anyone could tell me how this fits the punk theme that would be great because I have no idea how she came up with this. I have no clue who she even is, but she sure got my attention with this awful dress (Turns out she is a supermodel...I never would have known). It looks like something I would find in a little girl’s dress up box.

Cameron Diaz. Again with not even coming close to the punk theme, what was she thinking? Maybe she was trying to copy Gwyneth Paltrow’s 2012 Oscar’s ensemble, but that wasn’t even punk, and Cameron could never come close to looking as good as Gwyneth did. I do not know what she was thinking when she put this on for the Gala, maybe she wasn’t thinking. Not even the hair or makeup shows a glimpse of punk. Plus I don't even like Cameron.

Nicki Minaj. I really want to like this look, but I just can’t. I am a sucker for big hair, which clearly she has, and I love the dress, but this does not work. I think my biggest problem was the way she stood on the red carpet with her shoulders rolled forward. Either the dress was too small and she couldn’t stand properly or she is trying to be the Hunchback of Notre Dame. Knowing her the second choice is actually a possibility. Either way I do not like this look, even though I want to love it.

Zooey Deschanel. I have no idea what she was thinking. I didn’t even know this was her at first because she didn’t have her bangs. This is actually a really pretty and elegant look, which I love, but since the theme was punk it has to go on the worst dressed list. I would even wear this dress which shows how much this look wasn’t punk.  Maybe if she was going to brunch in the Hamptons this would have been fitting, but this isn’t brunch, and she missed the theme completely. 

Rita Ora. This look isn’t bad, but it sure as heck doesn’t fit the punk theme. I am so disappointed with Rita because she could have rocked the punk theme. This doesn’t even seem like her because it has no sass or spice. While she looks gorgeous, I know she could have done so much better considering the theme was punk. She so easily could have rocked the theme like her best friend Cara did. So disappointed!

The Met Gala red carpet showed the good, the bad, and the ugly. Some looks I loved and others made me cringe and look away. However, I can’t wait until next year’s Gala!



  1. Anne was definitely one of my favs! But what about Taylor Swift? she was ,y best dressed of the night!

    Great post!

    Jess xo

  2. I really love Cara Delevigne's dress! It's stunning!
    - Charlotte