Tonight, NYC’s biggest annual fashion and celebrity event, the Met Costume Ball, will take place at theMetropolitan Museum of Art.
The gala benefit is the museum’s biggest fundraiser of the year. This year’s Honorary Chair is Jeff Bezos, along with Co-Chairs Carey Mulligan, Miuccia Prada, and Anna Wintour, while director Baz Luhrmann serves as Exhibition Creative Consultant with Nathan Crowley acting as the Production Designer.
As usual, all of the major fashion houses have invited celebrity guests to join them (and wear their clothes). This year’s list of attending celebs includes: Lana Del Rey, Cameron Diaz, Carey Mulligan, Zooey Deschanel, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Rose Burn, Ginnifer Goodwin, Jessica Alba, Kate Bosworth, Scarlett Johannson, Felicity Jones, Kristen Stewart, Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel, Gisele Bundchen, Tom Brady, Beyonce, Jay Z, Gwyneth Paltrow, Madonna, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Emma Stone, Blake Lively, Charlize Theron, Natalie Portman, Victoria Beckham, Emma Watson, Sarah Jessica Parker, Rihanna, Olivia Wilde, Kristen Wiig, Seth Meyers, Kate Hudson, Katy Perry, Heidi Klum, Claire Danes, Jennifer Lopez, Michelle Williams, Nicole Richie, Emily Blunt, Jennifer Lawrence, Rooney Mara, Elizabeth Banks, Naomi Watts, Eva Mendes, Liv Tyler, Lea Michele, Chloe Sevigny, Ashley Greene, Olivia Munn, Sofia Vergara, Renee Zellweger, Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, and Kate Upton.
Fans are usually able to watch celebrities arrive at the Met and the gala after-parties, one of which will be held atThe Standard Hotel, but if you aren’t’ in NYC, you can still watch the stars live on the red carpet. For the first time in the event’s history, red carpet arrivals will be live streamed from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on metmuseum.org, amazon.com/fashion, and vogue.com.
#TomFord confirmed to arrive with date @chaneliman, wearing FW12. Also dressing #TomBrady & #JustinTimberlake in tuxes. #MetBall #MetGala.