Last night, a bevy of celebrities and fashion insiders walked the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Gala. This year's event, which benefitted an exhibition honoring designer Charles James, came with a strict dress code — but that doesn't mean everyone followed the rules. Below, see some of the most fabulous dresses from every possible angle.
Sarah Jessica Parker
The actress wore a black and white gown by Oscar de la Renta.
The singer and fashion darling wore a two piece crop-top ensemble by Stella McCartney.
The stylist and shoe designer wore a blush pink Dolce & Gabbana gown with floral appliqués.
Shaffer, daughter of Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, wore an ice blue gown by Alexander McQueen.
The recent Oscar winner wore a green beaded Prada dress with feather details.