Five trends dominated the Met Gala red carpet and we’re breaking down the best way to recreate the trends — they’re perfect for prom, formals, and black-tie weddings, too.
So many stunning looks came down the red carpet at the 2017 Costume Institute Benefit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC on May 1, but there were five Met Gala trends that definitely stood out: red dresses, jumpsuits, backless silhouettes, big ball gowns, and feathers — and although the celeb set was all decked out in high-fashion creations, we’ve rounded up more attainable options for making the look your own.
Read on for tips on how to work the trends and let us know which look was your fave from the Met Gala.
Designer Ostrich-Trim Strapless Dress, available at T.J. Maxx
From Blake Lively to Lupita Nyong'o, feathers were one of our favorite trends at the Met Gala -- and you can recreate the look without having to break the bank!
From Emma Roberts to Joan Smalls, Katy Perry and Rose Bryne, red was THE color on the red carpet at the 2017 Met Gala -- and you can recreate the look with this fabulous frock.
Escada Light Blue Petal Jumpsuit, Available at Rent the Runway
Stunning stars like Halle Berry and Bella Hadid proved that the jumpsuit can be just as dressy as a gown -- and we love this look because it incorporates a flowing train -- another trend that ruled the red carpet. Rent and return for a major look!
Ellie Wilde Blurred Floral Print Mikado Ball Gown, available at Dillard's
Ball gowns ruled the red carpet, with so many stars showing off the look -- and vibrant prints, like the parrot detailing on Zendaya's Dolce & Gabbana dress totally stood out -- and that's just what you can do in this gown.
Sherri Hill Beaded Open Back Gown
Backless looks proved to be popular on Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid -- and now you can master the trend with this embellished dress. It comes in navy and red -- if you opt for the red you can rock another hot trend that ruled the Met Gala red carpet.