We’re still diligently pouring over the pix from Monday night’s Met Gala. And why wouldn’t we? The event itself not only serves as fundraiser for the renowned museum but also marks the opening of the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibit…meaning amazing outfits and jewelry.
The Met Gala, formally called the Costume Institute Gala and also known as the Met Ball, is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. It marks the grand opening of the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibit. Each year’s event celebrates the theme of that year’s Costume Institute exhibition, and the exhibition sets the tone for the formal dress of the night since guests are expected to choose their fashion to match the theme of the exhibit. Each year the event also has honorary celebrity event day chairpersons. – Wikipedia
Green Goddess Lupita Nyong’o won our “office award” for most amazing jewerly. The Oscar winner (in Tiffany jewelry) wore a pair of $125,000 earrings, a $125,000 diamond bracelet, another $120,000 diamond bracelet, a green tourmaline and diamond ring worth $20,500, and $15,525 diamond band. The total cost?