The Coolest Red Carpet Looks from The Met Gala 2018

See our pick of the coolest looks live from the biggest fashion event of the year


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Poet and activist Cleo Wade looking angelic in a multi-coloured Gucci chiffon gown.

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Met Gala host and US Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour plays it safe with her favourite red-carpet fall-back Chanel Couture alongside daughter Bee Shaffer wearing Valentino.

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George Clooney sharpens up in a classic tux with wife Amal wearing a dramatic Richard Quinn look. The British designer is making waves after being the first recipient of Her Majesty’s British Design Award at London Fashion Week in February.

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Mamma Mia! Co-chair of this year's gala Donatella Versace wearing a custom look, the Italian house long known for its incorporation of Catholic motifs in its designs.

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Jasmine Sanders AKA Golden Barbie living up to her name in a liquid gold H&M gown, plus her rose-woven braid is very worth a mention.

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Met Gala red carpet-favourite and fellow co-chair for this year's event, Rihanna, has arrived, naturally as a bedazzled Pope in custom John Galliano for Maison Margiela.

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Anne Hathaway opts for a vibrant red Valentino gown complete with headpiece.

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Zoe Kravitz in a form fitting lace number by Saint Laurent.

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Mood? Fierce. The incomparable Frances McDormand in a head-turning Valentino look.

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SZA looking appropriately angelic in powder-pink Versace with a golden halo.

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A match made in heaven, Cindy Crawford wearing a classic Versace gown.

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Fresh from putting out arguably one of the best music videos of all time for This Is America, Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino sharpens up in a mauve Gucci tux.

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Wearing one of the evening's popular colours, Rachel Evan Wood shines bright in this golden custom Altuzarra embellished feather dress worn over sleek dinner pants.

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Trust sad-core poster girl Lana del Rey to make a statement in Gucci, wearing designer Alessandro Michele's interpretation of Mother Mary and the Seven Sorrows.

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Accompanied by designer Marc Jacobs, Janelle Monae cuts a graphic figure in this black and white look from the designer, complete with halo inspired head-piece.

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Emmy Award winner Lena Waithe uses the Met Gala to appropriately champion awareness for L.G.B.T.Q. rights wearing a pride flag draped over a classic black tux.

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Zendaya channels a modern day Joan of Arc, wearing classic chain-mail Versace.

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After polling her followers on social media on Sunday night with outfit pictures on Twitter (with a now deleted tweet) “dead ass about to let y’all pick my met gala look cuz i can’t handle the anxiety rn" - Solange settled on this Iris van Herpen look complete with halo and du-rag.

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Living up to her name, Madonna runs with divine inspiration wearing a Gothic inspired Jean Paul Gaultier look, accompanied by the designer who has dressed the singer throughout her career (who can forget that cone bra).

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Also on a designer date for the night is a glowing Cardi B wearing custom Jeremy Scott, who matched Cardi with his own embellished look.

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One of the few celebrities to look like the actual dress code (Sunday Best) Yara Shahidi nods to Sunday style in this Chanel look for her first ever Met Gala.

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Also going for shorter length is Alexa Chung, wearing a Bucellati necklace with a dress from her own AlexaChung collection.

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Sarah Paulson opts for an ethereal Prada gown.

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