The 10 Most Daring Looks from Met Gala History

Also known as the Oscars of the fashion industry, The Met Gala is where fashion is more than just what you wear. It’s art.

For all us die-hard fashionistas, the Met Gala is but a dream.

Although, like all fantasies, there’s always a way to live it… even if it means spending time checking out all the celebrity red carpet looks on Monday night!

The Met Gala is not only for exclusive guests and celebrities to dress in the most outrageous and  daring ensembles.

It’s the one night a year where designers and couturiers showcase their artistic and iconic fashion savoir-faire.

Here are the ten wildest, yet masterfully-crafted ensembles from previous Met Galas.

1. Amber Valletta, 2004 Met Gala

Emulating Marie Antoinnette, model Amber Valletta wore a Maggie Norris Couture corset and John Galliano skirt.

Amber Valetta, Met Gala 2004; Photo via Evan Agostini/Getty Images
Amber Valetta, 2004 Met Gala; Photo via Evan Agostini/Getty Images

2. Florence Welch, 2012 Met Gala

Florence Welch, award-winning singer of Florence and the Machine, was alluring in her ruffled tiered Alexander McQueen dress.

Florence Welch, 2012 Met Gala; Photo via Visualoptimism.blogspot.ca

3. Chloë Sevigny, 2012 Met Gala

Always one to push the fashion envelope, actress Chloë Sevigny did just that with her avant-garde Miu-Miu minidress, paired with some glittery loafer-style heels.

Chloe Sevigny, 2012 Met Gala; Photo via Thegloss.com

4. Coco Rocha, 2013 Met Gala

Who knew leopard print and 3D butterflies could coexist on a dress? Model Coco Rocha was bold and beautiful in this Emanuel Ungaro runway number and some black booties.

Coco Rocha, 2013 Met Gala; Photo via Etcanada.com

5. Madonna, 2013 Met Gala

No need for pants when you’re Madonna…and wearing an eye-catching bedazzled Givenchy blazer and some bright pink pumps.

Madonna, 2013 Met Gala; Photo via Madonnarama.com

6. Rihanna, 2015 Met Gala

After taking two years to make her dress, singer Rihanna gave couturier Guo Pei’s regal-looking gown the spotlight it deserved.  She complemented the look with gorgeous silver sandals.

Rihanna, 2015 Met Gala; Photo via Vanityfair.com

7. Sarah Jessica Parker, 2015 Met Gala

Never one to disappoint, actress Sarah Jessica Parker was majestic in her ornately-crafted Philip Treacy hat.

Sarah Jessica Parker, 2015 Met Gala; Photo via Laineygossip.com

8. Beyoncé, 2016 Met Gala

Slaying at yet another Met Gala, singer Beyoncé took the idea of second skin to another level with her embellished nude latex Givenchy gown.

Beyoncé, 2016 Met Gala; Photo via Billboard.com

9. Lady Gaga, 2016 Met Gala

In typical Lady Gaga fashion, the pop-singer wore a Versace body suit and blazer with sky-high lace-up metallic platform boots.

Lady Gaga, 2016 Met Gala; Photo via Yahoo.com

10. Katy Perry, 2016 Met Gala

A far cry from her cheery and colorful get-ups, singer Katy Perry went ultra-goth in her lavish Prada gown.

Katy Perry, 2016 Met Gala; Photo via Karwai Tang/WireImage

As this year’s Met Gala edges closer, we are allwaiting in anticipation to see what over-the-top looks celebrities will deliver to us fashion-crazed folk.

What’s your favorite outfit from Met Galas past? 

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Pretty sure my Gala invitation got lost in the mail,

Victoria

Featured Image: Rihanna, 2015 Met Gala; Photo via Vogue.com