The Metropolitan Costume Institute Gala is best known as the biggest night of the year when it comes to fashion. Every year impressive number of celebrities show off their well toned bodies in luxurious gowns. You probably remember Blake Lively's gray Chanel dress or Miranda Kerr's Marchesa swan gown which brought them to the top of "The Best Dressed" lists of 2011.
Now it's time to find some icons of style for 2012: We bring you the pictures and you decide who was 'a hit' and who was 'a miss' of this year's Met Gala evening.
Eccentric Lana Del Rey in Altuzarra
Most invitees decided to go for Prada as a symbol of imperishability, impeccable style and luxury. Even The Devil herself, Anna Wintour, opted for a white gown designed by this Italian fashion house.
Brooklyn Decker in Tory Burch
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Burberry
Dianna Agron in Carolina Herrera
Chanel Iman in Tom Ford with Tom Ford :)
Coco Rocha in vintage Givenchy
Young Dakota Fanning is definitely growing up into a fashionista. She opted for a pastel Louis Vuitton gown and looked better than many celebrities on Met Gala eve. Singer M.I.A.wore a floral Stella McCartney with not so appropriate high heels. Rashida Jones and cute Victoria Justice also chose floral print for this occasion, while Brooklyn Decker, Vera Wang, Jessica Stam, Paula Patton and Scarlett Johansson played safe with pastel colors.
Lea Michelle wore a Diane Von Furstenberg gown
Dianna Agron, Julianne Hough, Emily Blunt, LaLa Anthony, Kristen Bell, January Jones and Beyonce's little sis Solange Knowles decided to follow current biggest trends, so they chose breathtaking designer gowns in vibrant colors. Coco Rocha even chose a color-blocking combo and officially made herself a fashion IT girl.
Cate Blanchett, Alexander McQueen
Gisele in Givenchy
Nina Dobrev in Donna Karan
Emily Blunt in a coral gown by Calvin Klein
Emma Roberts in Escada
Emma Stone in Lanvin
Amy Adams, Giambattista Valli
Liv Tyler in Givenchy Couture
Queen B was a showstopper in a sheer black-purple Givenchy gown, while Leighton Meester, a girl famous for her role in a teenage hit "Gossip Girl", stunned every present person in a beautiful gold Marchesa dress. She completed the look with some Harry Winston jewelry and just a touch of suntan.
Beyonce in Givenchy
Heidi Klum in a lace Escada gown
Jessica Pare in L'Wren Scott
Kate Upton in Michael Kors
Jessica Stam in a gown by Dior
Julianne Hough in Carolina Herrera
Katherine McPhee and her orange Elie Saab sequined dress
Kristen Stewart, Balenciaga
LaLa Anthony in Zac Posen
Marion Cotillard in Christian Dior Couture
Melania Trump in Marc Bouwer Couture
Sofia Vergara with Harry Winston jewelry
Mary-Kate Olsen in The Row
Kristen Bell in Tommy Hilfiger
Anja Rubik showed some skin in Anthony Vaccarello gown
Paula Patton in Vera Wang
Ivanka Trump in Peter Pilotto
Sequins trend shows no sign of abating which was proven by some of the most influential women in show business: Cameron Diaz, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Gisele Bundchen, Nina Dobrev and many more dazzled on the red carpet in sequin covered gowns.
Solange Knowles in Rachel Roy
Renee Zellweger in Emilio Pucci
Karolina Kurkova was one of the bravest celebs in her Rachel Zoe gown
Rihanna was one of the best dressed celebs this evening according to fashion experts. She stayed true to her style and chose a black leather dress by Tom Ford. Rooney Mara was no surprise in a black lace dress opposed to her porcelain complexion. It seems like Sarah Jessica Parker looked up to her alter ego Carrie Bradshaw and picked an unusual floral gown which she matched with floral pointed heels.
Rooney Mara was just another celeb in Givenchy
Scarlett in Dolce & Gabbana
Sarah Jessica Parker in Valentino
January Jones in Versace
Vera Wang and Wendi Deng, both in Vera Wang
Victoria Justice in MCQ by Alexander McQueen
Gorgeous Amber Heard in Zac Posen