That was the height of fashion expectation for this year's Met Gala after the theme: Rei Kawakubo/Comme Des Garcon was announced a month ago.
Celebrities rarely get lost in translation when it comes to bringing a Met Gala theme to life but this time round nothing could be further from the truth as the trends are to go by.
Feather Accents - were the detailing of choice when it came to trains, cuffs and collars for Blake Lively, Sarah Paulson and Janelle Monae
|From L-R: Sarah Paulson, Blake Lively, Brie Larson, Julianne Moore and Janelle Monae|
One Arm - asymmetry when it comes to baring shoulders and arms remains popular as Reese Witherspoon, Gigi Hadid and Thandie Newton all opted for a longer sleeve juxtaposed with bare arms
|From L-R: Gigi Hadid, Kate Hudson, Reese Witherspoon, Lily Aldridge and Thandie Newton|
Sheer - Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid and Halle Berry little to the imagination in all black sheer ensembles while Kylie Jenner went for a flesh toned pink
|From L-R: Bella Hadid, Halle Berry, Kendall Jenner, Lala Anthony and Kylie Jenner|
Off the Shoulder - a red carpet perennial, off the shoulder baring, figure skimming gowns were the choice for Kim Kardashian, Amy Schumer and Lupita Nyong'o
|From L-R: Jessica Chastain, Amy Schumer, Kim Kardashian, Lupita Nyong'o and Mindy Kaling|
Red - Katy Perry, Joan Smalls and Rose Byrne tapped their inner seductress in fire engine red
|From L-R: Rose Byrne, Katy Perry, Thandie Newton, Katie Lee and Joan Smalls|
Ruffles - resplendent in an off-the-runway Comme Des Garcon autumn/winter 2017 creation with ruffles Rihanna was joined by Mandy Moore, Dakota Johnson and Lena Dunham
|From L-R: Mandy Moore, Rihanna, Dakota Johnson, Lena Dunham and Kate Bosworth|
Pants - Cara Delevingne and Kerri Russel attended the gala in full pantsuit combos whereas Emmy Rossum, Claire Danes and Evan Rachel Wood wore separates
|From L-R: Keri Russel, Emmy Rossum, Cara Delevingne, Evan Rachel Wood and Claire Danes|