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Renaissance Girl is a Chicago lifestyle blog for every twenty-something and millenial, which focuses on fashion, beauty, food, career, travel and events


Met Gala Favorites


The Met Gala, or the Costume Institute Gala, is annual fundraising event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. It is one of New York's most exclusive events made purely to support fashion, which is why I love it so much! Millions of dollars are raised each year by celebrities for the Costume Institute, and each ticket costs $25,000! There is a theme each year, which keeps the event exciting and relevant for the most anticipation possible. This year's theme was "white tie," in honor of legendary designer Charles James. And most notably, the most stylish icons of Hollywood can be seen donning incredibly elegant ensembles at the Met Gala. Maybe someday Renaissance Girl will blog about the Met Gala from a first-hand experience!

Thus, I wanted to share five of my absolute favorite looks from this year's Met Gala. Sarah Jessica Parker, Victoria Beckham, Nicole Richie, Emma Stone and Bee Shaffer wear Oscar De La Renta, Victoria Beckham, Donna Karan, Thakoon and Alexander McQueen, respectively. Each gown deserves a standing ovation because they suit each woman's style, personality and figure perfectly.