The Met Ball 2014: The Dresses That Stole The Red Carpet Show

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    The Met Ball 2014 is considered one of the most glamorous star-studded annual events in showbiz. And this year, it certainly didn’t disappoint on the frock-off front.

    Hosted by American Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, with Sarah Jessica Parker and Bradley Cooper acting as co-hosts (random, but amazing), this year’s glittering spectacle was held at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art and boasted the theme of ‘White Tie And Decorations’.

    And the celebrity ladies pulled out all the stops when it came to high-voltage red carpet glamour.

    It was a Stella McCartney take-over when it came to the fashionable it-crowd, with Rihanna working a white Stella skirt and crop top, Cara Delevingne opting for chic white trousers and a black crop top, and Kate Bosworth turning out in a gorgeous pink gown with a swooping train.

    Also joining the red carpet crop top brigade was Emma Stone, who shunned the traditional designer frock in favour of a pink Thakoon crop top and a hot pink thigh split wrap skirt, and Anne Hathway, who went big in a daring red Calvin Klein Collection crop top and skirt. Love.

    Pink was most definitely the colour of the evening, with Suki Waterhouse’s blush Burberry ruffles, Blake Lively’s pale pink vintage Gucci triumph, Taylor Swift’s bow-backed Oscar De La Renta beauty and Kendall Jenner’s custom-made Topshop fishtail frock all stealing the red carpet show.

    Victoria Beckham also looked suitably chic in her slinky strapless white Victoria Beckham frock and dazzling dainty diamonds.

    Other standout dresses included Beyoncé in her fiercer-than-fierce plunge black studded Givenchy frock and matching veil, and Kim Kardashan, who made up for last year’s floral Ricardo Tisci fail in a belted blue thigh-split Lanvin gown.

    Which 2014 Met Ball look was your favourite?

    By Robyn Munson

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