By Kait Kisel
The first Monday of May marks a holiday celebrated by fashion enthusiasts everywhere: The Met Gala. Here at DesignerShare, we are no exception. This year’s theme, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” had celebrities serving us all the looks.
While it’s not likely you’ll be stepping out of the house any time soon mirroring Rihanna’s bold choice in headpiece, there is great inspiration to be drawn from looks showcased from the night
We’ll be sharing some of our favorite avant-garde looks from the gala along with pieces available for rent on DesignerShare.com to allow you to emulate these looks in a more wearable manner for your next event.
A huge trend (no pun intended) that we saw at the Met Gala was extravagant trains (as seen below on Rita Ora and Kate Bosworth.) Embodying a daring train is a way to make a bold statement with any dress.
To obtain this look in a more wearable manner, rent this Betsey Johnson black couture gown with a bold train of its own.
Cara Delevingne, “confession, but make it fashion.” The intricate workings of Delevigne’s dress and the pattern it created is a style you too can manifest. Try this Alexander McQueen dress to get the look.
Blake Lively is never one to disappoint with her appearances at the Met Gala, and this year was no different. The stunning shade of deep red she wore helped Lively stand out amongst the sea of neutrals at the gala. To stand out at your own event, try this Marchesa Notte gown.
Chair of the Met Gala, Anna Wintour, stunned in an embellished off-white Chanel gown. The cutouts of the dress near the collarbones add a unique touch to the silhouette of this dress. If you want to achieve Wintour’s look, emulate it with this Adrianna Papell embellished white gown.
Bella Hadid didn’t hold back, taking a darker outlook on the theme, in a head to toe black ensemble. Hadid’s look showcased a bold arched leather jacket and an incredible ten pound hair veil. To incorporate the leather from this look into your own wardrobe, check out this Rag & Bone leather bodice asymmetrical dress.
We love drawing inspiration from the avant-garde looks we see celebrities pull off on red carpet events. DesignerShare makes it easy to try these bold looks without the commitment of the price tag.