Red Carpet: Met Gala 2013

The red carpet at the 2013 MET Gala was a who's who from the fashion and entertainment world. The annual event brings out the boldest fashionistas to celebrate the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute exhibition. See which star shined the brightest.

ESSENCE.COM May, 07, 2013

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Naomie Harris wearing Donna Karan at the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Solange Knowles wearing Kenzo at the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Beyonce wearing Givenchy at the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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La La Anthony wearing Zac Posen at the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Jennifer Lopez wearing Michael Kors at the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Kerry Washington wearing Vera Wang at the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Eve wearing Dominique Auxilly at the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Alicia Keys wearing Jason Wu at the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Liya Kebede wearing Alberta Ferretti at the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Joan Smalls and Tom Ford (both wearing Tom Ford designs) at the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Chanel Iman wearing J. Mendel at the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Miguel attends the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Nicole Richie wearing custom Topshop at the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.