Well, it looks like after last year's Met Gala punk rock disaster, Anna Wintour finally learned her lesson. In order to prevent the fashion maven's beloved formal event from turning into a bad Halloween ball, Ms. Wintour made this year's gala and exhibit all about glamour and sophistication.
Unfortunately, it seemed as though this year's theme—Charles James: Beyond Fashion—didn't seem to resonate with the glitterati. Perhaps they hadn't heard of the legendary couturier and just decided to wear whatever the hell they wanted.
The same nonchalance went for the hair and makeup: we expected high chignons and structured beehives, but instead we got a rat's nest from Katie Holmes and too many hair helmets to count.
As for the makeup, we expected dramatic cat eyes and retro red lips. Yeah, not so much. We thought the nude lip trend was bad this past award season but the frosty pink lipstick trend quickly took its place. From Anne Hathaway to Blake Lively to Kate Bosworth, the drugstore classic frosty pink lipstick infected the Met Gala like a bad disease.
Speaking of Kate Bosworth…she was one of many starlets who appeared to be attacked by a highlighter brush before hitting the red carpet. Apparently, Cobie Smulders and Victoria Beckham were also victims of too much highlighter, making them look like mannequins.
Check out our ruling on all the looks from last night's Met Gala by clicking on the photos below.