It was an Orient affair at the Annual MET Gala this May hosted by Anna Wintour in New York.
Formally known as the Costume Institute Gala, the annual fundraiser marks the grand opening of the Costume’s Institute Annual Fashion Exhibition. This years theme “China: Through the Looking Glass” explored the impact of Chinese aesthetics on Western fashion. With an exquisite collection of paintings, chinese costumes, porcelains and videos; the exhibition featured 140 haute couture and ready-to-wear garments. Notably were the Golden gown by designer Guo Pei, the Valentino red hand-beaded gown from their 2013 collection, and Roberto Cavalli China Vase gown.
As for the guests who attended the event, Fan Bingbing, Brie Larson, Courtney Eaton, Annabelle Wallis and Stacy Martin shone brightly as they encapsulated the beauty and grandeur of the MET Gala.
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