Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala 2009
May, 05, 2009
Black Hollywood’s most style-savvy stars came out to join the fashion industries finest at the Costume Institute's annual gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET). This year’s theme explored "The Model as Muse." By Qianna Smith
The Return of Rihanna
Looking more sassy than sweet, Rihanna heats up the red carpet at the Costume Institute’s annual gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET). The “Good Girl Gone Bad” singer spices it up in a Dolce & Gabbana cropped pant suit with a haute couture tuxedo jacket. We are lovin’ the exaggerated shoulders that only a true risk-taking fashionista could pull off. It appears the megastar is doing just fine since taking a break from boyfriend Chris Brown.
It may have been raining in New York City last night, but that didn’t stop Hollywood’s most style-savvy stars from coming out and joining the fashion industry’s finest at the Costume Institute’s annual gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET).
This year’s Costume Institute Gala theme celebrated “The Model as Muse” exhibit, which is open to the public now through August 9, 2009. The exhibit explores the relationship between high fashion and evolving ideals of beauty. Supermodel Chanel Iman proves why she commands in clothes rockin’ this Zac Posen pink leopard print gown.