This years Met Gala is just two weeks away and I am starting to get really excited to see what all the stars are going to be bringing to the red carpet. The Comme des Garçons/Rei Kawakubo theme has me a little unsure of what to expect from stars as they walk the red carpet, but I know that we has some major moments in store for us. GIRLS star Allison Williams has come a long way since her first Met Gala where she wore a very blah Ralph Lauren gown. Allison has been one who is always on theme in the best way possible. In recent years Allison has worn Peter Pilotto, Giambattista Valli, Oscar de la Renta, and Altuzarra for her trip up the famous Met steps. Aside from that Ralph Lauren gown all of Allison’s gowns for the Met Gala have been custom made for her. I would imagine that she will don yet another custom creation this year. I would really love it though if Allison would don this gorgeous black, red, and blue Zac Posen Fall 2017 RTW guipure lace ball gown which features a v-neckline, a sleeveless silhouette with overlay design, and a voluminous flared ball skirt with a beautiful floral embroidered motif. This is a perfect Met Gala gown (and with $25,000 price tag you know it is) and I think that it would fit perfectly with Allison’s more ladylike tastes and the darker code of Comme des Garçons. Dakota Johnson’s first Met Gala was in 2014 where she wore a custom Jason Wu gown and she has been a guest every year since wearing Chanel Couture and custom Gucci for each red carpet respectively. As a face of Gucci I would imagine that Dakota will once again take to the red carpet the Met Gala on the arm of the label’s creative director Alessandro Michele wearing a Gucci gown. I hope that whatever Dakota wears is better than the butter colored sack that she wore to the Academy Awards earlier this year. I remember watching the Gucci Fall 2017 RTW show online and think that Dakota was going to snatch up this embellished seafoam green halter gown which features gorgeous floral detail on the hem so since that didn’t happen then I am praying that she wears for the Met Gala. Now I don’t think that Dakota will wear the Swarovski crystal bodysuit that the gown was worn over on the runway, nor do I think that she should. The gown is gorgeous and I know that Dakota could make it gorgeous. With a chic loose updo, a punchy pink lip, & a pair of silver sandals this could be one of Dakota’s best red carpet looks yet.Gigi Hadid has been a guest of Diane von Furstenberg and Tommy Hilfiger at past years Met Gala’s and I am intrigued to see who and what she will wear for this years red carpet. With their successful turns of collaborations I would not be surprised to see Gigi walk the red carpet at this years gala wearing another custom Tommy Hilfiger gown. While Gigi and Tommy have made some magic together my favorite of Gigi’s past red carpet looks have come when she has worn Atelier Versace so I am hoping to see Gigi walk the red carpet as one of the Versace girls this year. I think that this steel blue ombre Atelier Versace Spring 2017 Couture gown which features Swarovski crystal embellished boning creating a trumpet skirt and pleated fan details would be a gorgeous look on Gigi. I have wanted to see this gown on the red carpet at the Met Gala, but I know that only a model could have the stature to not let this gown where her and I do really think that Gigi would be the perfect person to bring it to life on the red carpet. The style is a little more out there and grander than we are used to seeing Gigi wearing on the red carpet, but I think that with the right styling that this could be total perfection. A sleek updo, smokey eye, nude lip, diamond cluster earrings, a silver clutch, and a pair of silver sandals would add the perfect finishing touches to this look. Some people are saying that Kendall Jenner might lay low and skip this years Met Gala following her recent controversial Pepsi ad campaign that was pulled. I have a feeling that will not be the case. I think that Kendall will be out in full force and delivering something that will have the internet talking about that instead of the ad. I personally haven’t been a fan of any of Kendall’s past Met Gala looks which come from Topshop, Calvin Klein, and Atelier Versace. I hope that this year that Kendall wears something truly gorgeous. I would love to see Kendall take this edgy black and silver Alexander Wang Fall 2017 RTW metallic mesh cocktail dress and have it turned into a full length gown. Alex usually modified his runway looks for girls and I think that Kendall would be the perfect person to bring this gown to life on the red carpet. Usually we see Kendall opt for more feminine looks than edgy ones, but I think that this could be a great departure for her. It would definitely get people talking, that is for sure. I would finish this look with a sleek hairstyle, bold lined eye, red lip, and a pair of black sandals to make this look perfect.It has been a while since Scarlett Johansson has been on a Met Gala red carpet. The last time was in 2012 and she wore Dolce & Gabbana. I would love to see ScarJo step out this year, but only if she is going to bring something amazing to the red carpet. I have to say that I was excited for all the red carpets that Scarlett was going to be on as the year started, but my love for her has quickly waned. There hasn’t been a single of her looks that has really spoken to me and I want that to change. I think that this black velvet tiered Armani Prive Fall 2016 Couture ball gown which features a structured strapless neckline, a crystal rope necklace, and a crystal embellished crinoline would fit in perfectly with the Comme des Garçons/Rei Kawakubo theme. The gown is dark yet feminine and I really do think that Scarlett would more than do this gown justice. I would go full glam with the coifed pixie, a smokey eye, bold red lip, diamond drop earrings, a pair of black sandals, and a statement diamond cuff to make this look ScarJo’s best red carpet look in a while. Last year Zoey Deutch made her Met Gala debut wearing Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda and she has not slowed down since. I am intrigued to see what she is going to bring to the red carpet if she is invited back this year. While Zoey’s stylist Elizabeth Stewart rarely puts her clients in Giambattista Valli I think that this very flirty and feminine light pink Giambattista Valli Spring 2017 Couture ruffled high low gown which features a strapless neckline would be a beautiful moment. Sometimes I hate mullet gowns, but I think that this gown on Zoey would be ballet inspired feminine perfection. I honestly don’t think that anyone that wears Giambattista Valli this year will be on theme as Comme des Garçons isn’t really known for girly girl type of looks, but that is what the recent Giambattista Valli collections that have been. I think that this look with a chic updo, silver sandals, diamond drop earrings, a pink lip, and a lined eye that Zoey will have a gorgeous red carpet moment on her hands.
The 2017 Met Gala will take place on Monday May 1, 2017. I will be posting the red carpet looks in real time on my fashion ID Instagram account What They Are Wearing. Please follow along and join me!
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