Last night (Monday, May 6) was Met Gala night! The function, benefits the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is also known as the Oscars of fashion. Stars stepped out in their punk-themed best, honoring this year’s “PUNK: Chaos to Couture” exhibit.
Artists pushed boundaries with their couture gowns and edgy looks. From a brunette Madonna to a crowned Katy Perry and a charming Frank Ocean, check out the 15 artists that left their marks.
Kanye West stepped out in a modern bl...
Kanye West stepped out in a modern black tux with no bowtie, allowing his girlfriend Kim Kardashian to shine in a custom floral Ricardo Tisci dress.
Katy Perry stunned in a regal gold go...
Katy Perry stunned in a regal gold gown embellished with a religious mosaic print that she paired with a dark red lip, dangling gold earrings and an ornate gold crown. “I saw this on the runway the week it debuted and I heard the Met was having a punk theme and I thought if I wore this I would be an original punk like a Joan Of Arc.”
Nicki Miniaj kept is sleek in a navy ...
Nicki Miniaj kept is sleek in a navy blue cut out dress by Tommy Hilfiger paired with a dark plum colored lip and tussled blonde hair.
Miley captured the edge of the Sex Pi...
Miley captured the edge of the Sex Pistols in a textured nude and black net-detailed dress by Marc Jacobs. “I got it easy tonight because my dress is so punk and my hair.” She explained on the carpet. “I feel like I’m a punk rock Morticia from the Adams Family. I want to wear this every day!”
Beyonce, second to last to arrive, ca...
Beyonce, second to last to arrive, caused a frenzy rolling up to the carpet looking like royalty in a black and gold gown by Givenchy complete with a studded belt, dramatic train, opera gloves and a leather corset. "I'm going to need scissors to cut the string,” Bey said on the carpet.
Frank Ocean brought a smooth swagger ...
Frank Ocean brought a smooth swagger to the Met for his first time attending the Gala, rocking head to toe Givenchy. It was a debonair black tux with textured shoes with silver studded detailing.
Last to arrive, Madonna truly stole t...
Last to arrive, Madonna truly stole the show by capturing the anarchy and chaos of the punk movement in a custom Ricardo Tisci plaid and silver embellished blazer dress paired with fishnets, black leather loves, a blunt cut black wig and hot pink pumps.
Taylor Swift flashed her punk side in...
Taylor Swift flashed her punk side in a black J Mendel dress complete with graphic gold detailing along the bodice and shoulders. The singer accessorized her edgy look with Givenchy shoes, and shimmering Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.
Alicia Keys rocked a custom Jason Wu ...
Alicia Keys rocked a custom Jason Wu dress with leather and sequence detailing Robert Lee Morris jewels, and matching Casadei heels. “Loving all the #PunkFashion at the @metmuseum tonight! Can’t wait to see the new exhibit! #MetGala,” she tweeted at the gala.
Psy flaunted his form of unique and e...
Psy flaunted his form of unique and eccentric fashion on the red carpet sporting a red and black herringbone jacket and leather bowtie.
Solange Knowles rocked an angular Ken...
Solange Knowles rocked an angular Kenzo gown.
Jennifer Lopez donned a second skin b...
Jennifer Lopez donned a second skin black and nude spotted dress by Michael Kors. Not the most punk-rock moment we’ve seen at the show, but Lopez always manages to rock one of the sexiest looks at an event.
Nicole Richie sported a custom white ...
Nicole Richie sported a custom white high-neck, fully embroidered column gown by Top Shop. Richie added a punk edge to the clean look with grey spiked hair.
The Blondie front woman sported custo...
The Blondie front woman sported custom Tommy Hilfiger fashions featuring an oversized studded blazer, a leather embellished dress, a large black hat and Michael Smidt jewelry. “Michael is a real punk although Tommy sometimes acts like a real punk,” Harry said on the red carpet.
Vivien Westwood, one of the originato...
Vivien Westwood, one of the originators of the punk movement in fashion, rocked her own pastel creation along with a picture of Bradley Manning, who she was promoting. “When I did punk all those years ago, my motive was the same – justice and trying to make a better world.”