Met Gala 2013: From Punk to Pretty Princess

The Met Gala 2013 in New York had a punk theme last night but surprisingly, not many guests stuck to the brief. There were far too many standard red carpet frocks for our liking (OK OK, so they were gorgeous frocks, but still…)

Of the celebrities who did stick to the punk dress code, Sarah Jessica Parker was our favourite. The actress wore a mohican-shaped feathered headdress by Philip Treacy with her Giles Deacon gown and knee-high tartan boots. You can’t get more punk than that! Jennifer Lawrence was even spotted stopping on the red carpet to touch the Philip Treacy headdress. Speaking of J-Law, she chose not to adhere to the punk brief. The Silver Linings Notebook star played it safe with a classic look in a black Dior frock and veil.

Sienna Miller was firmly in the ‘punk gang’, flying the Brit flag in Burberry, with studs on her jacket, in her hair and in her ears. That’s a whole lotta punk. Gwyneth Paltrow shunned the dress code, wearing a pink Valentino gown with mesh cut-out at the neck. She said that going “totally classic on a punk night” was the most rebellious thing you could do, a sentiment that Marc Jacobs agreed with, saying that wearing a tux to a punk themed party is totally subversive.

See all the dresses in our Met Gala 2013 gallery.

By Alison Perry, 7th May 2013

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