Red Carpet Recap: 2015 MET Gala

The red carpet at the 2015 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, 05, 2015

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Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz attend the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Beyonce attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Beyonce and Jay-Z attend the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Rihanna attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Kerry Washington attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Janelle Monae attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Taraji P. Henson attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Solange attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Zoe Kravitz attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union attend the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Alicia Keys attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Lee Daniels and Naomi Campbell attend the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Joan Smalls attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend attend the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Jennifer Lopez attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Model Liya Kebede and designer Phillip Lim attend the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Michael B. Jordan attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Star Wars John Boyega attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Zendaya attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Cassie Ventura and Sean Combs attend the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Miguel attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Jourdan Dunn attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Usher attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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FKA twigs attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee attend the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West attend the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Miguel performs at Michael Kors and iTunes After Party at The Mark Hotel in New York City.

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Model Joan Smalls attends the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala after party at the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel in New York City.

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Nene Leakes arrives at Rihanna's Private Met Gala After Party at Up & Down in New York City.

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Jourdan Dunn arrives at Rihanna's Private Met Gala After Party at Up & Down in New York City.

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Solange and Alan Ferguson attend Rihanna's private Met Gala after party at Up & Down in New York City.

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Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union attend Rihanna's private Met Gala after party at Up & Down in New York City.

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