Forget the Oscars, the Golden Globes — Cannes, even. For true red-carpet firecrackers, the Met Ball is where the best dressed in the world come to show off. This year's theme, Charles James: Beyond Fashion, really turned up the dial on the dress code, bringing the already-formal event to super-formal echelons. You might not see "White Tie With Decorations" outside of military weddings at Buckingham Palace — someone had to explain to us that "decorations" meant military badges and sashes and not, say, a floral crown and a statement necklace — but for $15,000 a plate, you better believe this is worth getting gussied up for.
While some women really took the Disney princess route at the event, there were some truly next-level looks that set a new standard for what red-carpet style can be. Ahead, see the evening's best dressed ladies, including a few surprises that really turned it out.
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Models, art enthusiasts, and the like turned out for the New Museum's Triennial Member's Party Wednesday evening to celebrate (and view, without massive crowds) this year's exhibition, Surround Audience. Among the art (which included everything from song and dance to sculpture and paintings) we spotted model Bella Hadid read