The Met Gala is known for celebrities showing off over-the-top fashions that will have the world talking. The fashions that take the world by first appear here first.
This event is an annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume’s Institute, which is in New York City. Every year has a theme, with this year’s being Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons.
This year raised 12 million dollars for the institute.
Many of the biggest jewelry trends are started by celebrities that show up dressed to impress. Which of these stunning looks from the Met Gala will lead to the trends that will take over the fashion for the next year?
Read below for 5 dazzling jewelry trends from this year’s event!
1. Diamond Chokers
These chokers serve as a centerpiece to any outfit and will “wow” onlookers. Seen on many celebrities at the event, no one wore it better than Lily Aldridge.
These are seeming to pop up everywhere, and for good reason. Many jewelers can take a diamond necklace and make it any length to form a choker. They can also be incorporated into any type of style, from the subtle to the extreme.
2. Pastels Are In
Pastels flatter almost any skin tone and add color to your outfit in a more subtle, soft way. If you are looking for something that will show your flirty side, pastel colored jewels are it.
Jennifer Lopez and Jessica Chastain are two stars who rocked the pastel look with their dresses and their jewelry. These colors should be used carefully, however. There is a fine line between subtle and bland.
3. Colorful and Exciting
Many stars opted for a less subtle style, matching online flamboyant dresses with equally elegant pieces of jewelry. This jewelry will leave everyone in your vicinity speechless.
Julianne Moore showed off this trend, showcasing 144.36 karats of diamonds in her earrings. These yellow and red sapphire briolettes matched perfectly with her outfit, exuding both luxury and grace.
4. Studded Diamond Earrings
Many of the top celebrities at the Mets gala went for a simpler look when it came to their jewelry. The focus was on smaller pieces that accentuated an outfit instead of the larger pieces that dominated them.
Reese Witherspoon took the simple look to the extreme, choosing to wear diamond stud earrings without a necklace. This her natural beauty to shine through without the distraction of excessive jewelry.
5. Vintage Looks
The gala featured some trendy new modern styles with hip and edgy dresses and accessories. Many of these looks attempted to push against the lines of what is considered fashion.
While these looks might steal the attention of many fashion magazines, there are also stunning vintage looks that deserve just as much attention. Vintage jewelry with a modern twist made a major impact at the event.
Miranda Kerr’s vintage look coupled with classically inspired accessories show that sometimes a simple look is better.
This vintage jewelry can accent natural beauty and show a graceful, sophisticated side that will make you feel fabulous.