Red Carpet Round-up: Met Gala 2017

By Elle.

The Met Gala is my favourite of all red carpets. A-list basics try their hardest not to wear something boring, and those that genuinely live and breathe fashion get a proper chance to DRESS UP. This year’s theme was Comme Des Garcons — if ever there was a chance to go bold, it was now. And yet still…Kim Kardashian turned up in this:

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Not good enough in my book. Here’s who did float my boat…


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Finally, a reason to legitimately use YASSS KWEEN. Rihanna owned it — and actually wore Comme Des Garcons. The rich colours are so gorgeous on her. I even Googled who did the makeup because they absolutely deserve a namecheck: Lora Arellano, founder of Melt Cosmetics, created this v cool vivid blush. Apparently it’s called draping and I wanna try it.

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Gigi Hadid

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I don’t care for Gigi in the obsessive way everyone else seems to, but this is good. Very good. Although it’s Tommy Hilfiger, it fits the theme and gives her usual style a little edge — I’m very much enjoying the fishnet leg. I miss Zayn though.

Aymeline Valade

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You know I wouldn’t pass up the opportunity to include a French bird. And why would I when she looks this cool? This suit is exactly the type of thing I tell myself I’ll wear to the Christmas party and then never do because I’d look fucking ridiculous.

Cara Delevingne

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Cara lost it for a little while, but this is a triumphant return to what she does best – sexy androgyny that’s just the right amount of punk too.  Say what you want about the hair, but this wouldn’t look nearly as good with her usual ‘do.

Halle Berry

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I’ll be honest. What sold me on this was the fact it’s a dress AND trousers. It’s drousers. And if I had some, choosing a night-out ensemble would never cause me strife again.

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