High Priestess Anna Wintour
For the Costume Institute’s annual Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the 2009 theme was “The Model as Muse.” (What does that mean? I haven’t the foggiest. I’m the idiot that skips conceptual art in favor of pretty flowerscapes.) Regardless, there was some fabulous beauty and fashion on display tonight. In another lifetime, perhaps I shall warrant an invite. Dare to dream!
Yes, it’s a little Grand Ol’ Opry, but I’m seriously digging Anne Hathaway’s hair here
Ashley Olsen, looking like herself
Bronzed, blonde and beautifully-makeupped — Blake Lively is gorgeous as always
Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy, looking smug
Chuck Bass Ed Westwick
Is there a cuter couple than Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel?
Kate Beckinsale and Georgina Chapman are two of the most gorgeous women on the planet, to mine eyes
Marc Jacobs and Kate Moss
Lake Bell is so delightfully weird
And Leighton Meester is weirdly delightful! (Very Little Bo Peep.) Ugly, but points for the effort.
Kate Hudson reminds me that Hollywood truly is one big high school
Madonna. There are no words.
Marion Cotillard – elle est tellement adorable
Mary-Kate Olsen, rocking a smokey eye and messy hair
Rihanna continues Lake Bell’s Victor/Victoria theme
Rose Byrne, looking fabulously disheveled
All photos, obviously, from Getty Images