Crop Tops, Florals & Mermaid Gowns Won Our Hearts: Check out the Best Dressed List from 2014 Met Gala!

Posted Tuesday May 6, 2014 10:00 AM GMT

Every year, the Met Gala red carpet is an amusing mixture of what works and what doesn’t and last night’s turnout had plenty of both.

On the positive side, many attendees chose wisely with regard to their apparel, setting new trends and inspiring a fresh approach to fashion.

“Gossip Girl” actress Blake Lively was drop dead gorgeous in her Gucci gown, though her best accessory of the evening was her arm candy- husband Ryan Reynolds.

Meanwhile, Emma Stone shone like the sun in Thakoon and Suki Waterhouse brought her English charm in Burberry.

“Shameless” starlet Emmy Rossum took a risk that paid big dividends in her floral print Carolina Herrera dress while Reese Witherspoon showed off her feminine figure in a magenta Stella McCartney creation.

No stranger to the spotlight, Beyonce Knowles stole the show in her Givency gown while Kendall Jenner went more mainstream in Topshop. And Hailee Steinfeld proved she’s a fashion force to be reckoned with in her Prabal Gurung getup while Jessica Pare stunned the crowd with a lovely dress from Michael Kors.

Finally, Rihanna made quite an impression thanks to her Stella McCartney dress and Dita Von Teese garnered plenty of attention while sporting Zac Posen.

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