10 Times Celebrity Met Gala Dresses Absolutely Stunned Us

The Met Gala has come and in its departure has left major feels in every fashionista. The spring show, formally known as the Costume Institute Gala, is the annual fundraising celebration that benefits the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. We’re all about philanthropy, but we die-hard fashion fiends also know the yearly gala is better known as the epitome of outlandish and fierce fashion in the form of amazing Met Gala dresses.

The Met Gala is the event for A-listers to show off their fashion skills (and sometimes kookiness) and for the rest of the world to worship their looks. It’s the fashion event of the year. And, trust us, in the 70 years since the grand opening of the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibit, major looks have most definitely been served.You know what that means.

Only days after the 2018 Met Gala, it is time to rejoice by counting down the best Met Gala dresses of all time. Mm-hmmm. With so many stunning dresses, it won’t be easy, but someone has to try. Keep reading to see which of your favorite Met Gala dresses made the cut!

10.) Zendaya  in Versace, 2018

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Zendaya may be young, but the 21-year-old actress has had her fair share of red carpets; she’s just about slayed them all. This year’s gala was no exception. Our little queen morphed into one of the most beloved and fiercest female icons of all time. Joan of Arc.

The Versace metallic, warrior-like ensemble was right on point with the “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” theme. Joan of Arc is a cherished Catholic saint, after all. And Zendaya deserves our admiration, too.

9.) Suki Waterhouse in Burberry, 2014

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The year was 2014, and muted colored dresses filled the Costume Institute Gala’s red carpet … but none like the Burberry gown Suki Waterhouse wore.Gown is the right word. This was one of the best Met Gala dresses of the year because the English actress’s attire felt nostalgic, like something extraordinary from back in the day.

You can thank Burberry for Cinderella feels. It was a gown meant for a ball and prince —perhaps a blush heel to go missing at midnight? Sigh. A girl can only dream …