2010 Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala

This season’s exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, sponsored by Gap along with support by Condé Nast, is inspired by the American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity running from today, May 5th through August 15th focusing on how the modern American woman between the 1890’s and 1940’s has affected women today.

To kick off the exhibit, a gala was thrown at the Met this past Monday hosted by Oprah Winfrey, Executive Vice President of Global Design for Gap Patrick Robinson, and Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Anna Wintour for the main fundraiser event for the Costume Institute with this year raising almost twice as much money as last year! Here are some of the favorite looks from the evening:

Chloe Sevigny in Proenza Schouler and Patrick McMullan by Getty

Sienna Miller in Emilio Pucci with Jude Law by Getty

Karlie Kloss in Donna Karan by Life

Kate Hudson in Stella McCartney & Fred Leighton Jewels

Jessica Stam in Rachel Roy

Thandie Newton

Demi Moore in Lanvin & Bulgari Jewels

Gwen Stefani in L.A.M.B. with Gavin Rossdale

Anna Wintour in Chanel

Emma Watson in Burberry

Zoe Saldana in Calvin Klein

Nicole Richie in Marc Jacobs

Jennifer Lopez in Zuhair Murad

Blake Lively in Marchesa

Katy Perry in CuteCircuit & Schwartz Jewels

Mila Kunis in Vera Wang with Vera Wang


14 thoughts on “2010 Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala

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