The Met Gala 2017: 17 Best Red Carpet Dresses and Fashion from Rei Kawakubo’s Avant Garde Theme

The New York fashion scene just got its Spring awakening with the debut of the 69th annual Met Gala. Playfully known as the Oscars of the East Coast, the Met Gala is arguably the biggest black-tie event in the fashion industry. For its 2017 fete, the Metropolitan Museum of Art was certainly expecting grand red carpet fashion. While glamorous Met Gala red carpet dresses is nothing new in these parts, this year’s festivities honors the legacy of one woman. Focusing on the work of Japanese fashion designer, Rei Kawakubo and her iconic label Commes des Garcons, the 2017 Met Gala theme is decidedly avant garde. It’s essentially that ritzy party scene in every Hollywood movie. Situated against the backdrop of New York City, celebrities, models, and the fashion elite unite for their exclusive Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute benefit. Priced at $30,000 per ticket, the Met Gala red carpet is quite an expensive dinner. Albeit, all funds go directly to the Costume Institute, the Met’s fashion department. With Katy Perry as Co-host, the 2017 Met Gala doesn’t disappoint. All the usual red carpet stunners make their appearance. From Vogue’s Anna Wintour to instagirls Kendall Jenner and Kim Kardashian. Though sadly Beyoncé doesn’t make an appearance, another Rihanna Met Gala fashion moment is born. Guided by Rei Kawakubo, attendees dazzle in Commes des Garcons unique Japanese influenced designs. But, who really wore it best at this years ball? From Kylie Jenner to Bella Hadid and even new couple Jennifer Lopez and A Rod, see 17 of the best dressed stars on the Met Gala Red Carpet 2017.the Met Gala Red Carpet Dresses 2017 - Rihanna Kim Kardashian Kendall Jenner - see more Met Gala fashion on THE DAPIFER

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