The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s latest exhibition, “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty,” opens tomorrow morning, and the Costume Institute’s Gala last night celebrated the brilliant career of the late designer. So, as you can imagine, a handful of the event’s stylish attendees turned up in looks from the fashion housesome archived works by McQueen himself, and others from the most recent collections by Sarah Burton. Celebrities like Chlo Sevigny and SJP, models and industry insiders paid homage to the genius designer to carry on his legacy, and here are the eight looks that we love the most. Did any of them upstage the most famous McQueen-wearer of the week: Kate Middleton? We’ll leave decision that up to you.
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Met Gala 2011: Our Top 8 Alexander McQueen Looks