The most anticipated event on the social calendar was fraught with the who’s who, dressed to thrill. This annual event was held at the prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. With this year’s theme being Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, we feature some of our favorite looks that stunned the red carpet.

Ama Clooney at the MET Gala 2018
Amal Clooney wears Richard Quinn while husband George looks dapper in a simple tuxedo. Not bad for new parents of twins!

Kim Kardashian West at the MET Gala 2018

Kim Kardashian West looked like she was dipped in liquid gold. Her ensemble is by Versace. This mother-of-three looked striking with exquisite make-up done using her own collection.

JLo at the MET Gala 2018

With her perfect dancer’s body, Jennifer Lopez can pull off any look with ease. Wearing Balmain and jewels by Tiffany & Co, all eyes were on her and beau Alex Rodriguez, who are clearly smitten.

Blake Lively at the Met Gala 2018

One of the most talked about dresses of the night was worn by Blake Lively, with a gown so extravagant by Versace, it took 600 hours just to embroider the bodice.

Katy Perry Met Gala 2018

Always make a statement, singer Katy Perry arrived in a gold Versace dress and white angel wings. She took the theme of the night to the next level!

About The Author

Helene Ramackers

Heléne Ramackers is a freelance journalist who enjoys interviewing local and international celebrities but thinks she has found her calling amongst the travel writing fraternity. A creature comfort girl at heart, she loves all things opulent. Her first taste of the bushveld was all it took to get bitten by the ‘bush-bug’, an absolute life-altering experience. She now longs for the expanse of wide open spaces, a pollution-free sky and the roar of a lion lulling her to sleep. When she’s not fantasizing about her next leopard sighting, she thrives on taking photographs of her family and loves capturing the beauty of sunrises, sunsets, rainbows and the magnificence of the full moon. Born and bred in Cape Town, this wife and doting mother love visiting the beauty that is right on her doorstep – the splendor of Table Mountain, the crashing waves at Bloubergstrand and the alluring scenery of the Winelands. To add Upscale Living to her portfolio is a dream come true!

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