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The Unofficial Color of Met Gala 2013: Black!

br11There can’t be enough of black dresses and the Met Gala was yet another proof of the point! Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with the theme, “PUNK: Chaos to Couture”, it was not surprising that the event had a plethora of starlets clad in black.

To update you on the reigning power of black dresses, here is a list of the stars who sported the color -

  • Emily Blunt looked elegant in a black Carolina Herrera gown with a stylish keyhole cut at the front. A pair of edgy earrings helped bling up her look while a swipe of hot pink in her eyes added a punk vibe to her look.
  • Carey Mulligan radiated gorgeousness all around her when she posed in the red carpet wearing a black Balenciaga dress flaunting sexy cut-outs and an oversized gold pin at the front. A pair of t-strap black pumps and a slick hair-do completed her Met Gala look.
  • Emma Watson showcased her sultry side in a custom-made Prabal Gurung gown with revealing cut-outs and thigh-high slits. She styled the dress with t-bar pumps in the same color and Fred Leighton earrings.
  • The supermodel, Miranda Kerr also joined the black parade showcasing her enviably toned abs in a black Michael Kors cut-out gown. Her spiked Christian Louboutin clutch added a punk effect to the look.
  • Taylor Swift joined in the punk theme wearing a J. Mendel gown with lace insets and a statement-making embellished neckline. Smoky eyes and black nails completed the singer’s “lady punk” look.
  • The “It Model”, Cara Delevingne looked ready for the night in a studded Burberry gown. The plunging v-neckline added just enough sex appeal while smokey eyes, a few necklaces and some rings added even more punk vibe to her look.
  • Jennifer rocked the 50’s glamour look wearing a Christian Dior jewel-encrusted creation with equally gorgeous platform shoes. Red lips and a birdcage veil added the retro touch to her look.

Gisele Bundchen was as always, a sight to behold in a mini Anthony Vaccarello dress with chain link designs on the top and bottom. Leaving her wavy tresses loose, the stunning model teamed her dress with a pair of black heels with spike details and a black clutch.

Well, the list doesn’t stop there, even other stars like Jessica Biel, Anne Hathaway, Nina Dobrev and Michelle Williams were fab in black for the night. Now you know even better that black is forever, why don’t you update your wardrobe with a few black dresses too? You’ll find them in hot designs and styles at Banana Republic.

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