The Coolest, Most 'Fashion' Looks at the Met Gala 2017

No worst-dressed here: A salute to those who took a fashion risk at fashion's favourite event, following the dress code 'avant garde'

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The Queen of the Met Gala red carpet sat out last year's event, but owned the red carpet in 2015 when she arrived wearing a dramatic yellow gown by Guo Pei.

Making her return this year, the singer did not disappoint with another fashion moment for fashion's favourite red carpet in this Comme des Garcons look. The brand and its designer Rei Kawakubo are being honoured at the Gala, which marks the opening of the Costume Institute's annual fashion exhibition - this year's is titled Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between.

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Model Anna Cleveland has modelled for Comme des Garcons for many years, so it was a natural fit for her to wear one of the brand's creations on the Met Gala red carpet. Her outfit tribute is from the Spring 2016 'Blood and Roses' show.

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A rare celebrity with genuine style and who is willing to take risks, Solange proves she can even pull a puffer jacket style dress and ice skate-inspired heels, by Thom Browne.

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Another tribute to Comme des Garcons designer Rei Kawakubo, Blackish actress Tracee Ellis Ross wore a blue dress from the brand.

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Katy Perry took the Gala's avant garde dress code and ran with it, with a dramatic veiled look created by Maison Margiela Artisanal by John Galliano.

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Many will mock Helen Lasichanh for this Comme des Garcons look - from the Fall 2017 collection titled 'The Future of Silhouette' - but in wearing it on a red carpet meant to be celebrating Rei Kawakubo, she is acknowledging and honouring the designer's obsession with challenging the fashion status quo.

As Sarah Mower wrote in her review of that collection, "Kawakubo disables the usual instruments by which we fash-judge. It's anxiety-making and thrilling. You have to feel something — even if it's that you are a blundering idiot, not understanding".

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Model Liu Wen offers a chic take on the avant garde dress code, with a look from Off-White Fall 2017 that combines the usual red carpet elements - sheer, sequinned, shiny - with a denim skirt.

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Director Baz Luhrmann, with wife Catherine Martin, wearing a Comme des Garcons suit.

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She may be wearing a full runway look, but actress Isabelle Huppert brings her own unique elegance to this Dior number.

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Vogue's West Coast editor Lisa Love combines sequins, feathers and tuxedo dressing into one standout look.

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As a friend and face of the brand, it was no surprise to see Cara Delevingne arrive in a look from Chanel. But by teaming this fully beaded silver suit with a painted silver head and crystals, the model made the look her own.

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Another applause worthy look, worn by model Aymeline Valade: a mirrored and sequins embroidered suit by Marni. Picture / Getty.

Model and activist Adwoa Aboah wore a custom made satin swan duster coat dress by Conner Ives, and hot pink Manolo Blahnik heels.

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Caroline Kennedy, former US Ambassador to Japan, honorary Met Gala chairwoman and a friend to designer Rei Kawakubo, wore a statement floral piece from the same Comme des Garcons collection as Rihanna - and looked just as spectacular.

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