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In pictures: Stars look divine at heavenly body-themed Met Gala

The gala is one of the biggest nights in the fashion calendar.

Only the most outrageous star can steal the show at the Met Gala – and Rihanna did so with a stunning ensemble.

Rihanna's mitre-style hat followed the religious theme of Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination (Charles Sykes/AP)
Rihanna’s mitre-style hat followed the religious theme of Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination (Charles Sykes/AP)
Rihanna co-chaired the glittering fundraiser (Evan Agostini/AP)
Rihanna co-chaired the glittering fundraiser (Evan Agostini/AP)
Katy Perry followed the religious theme (Ian West/PA)
Katy Perry also looked angelic as she followed the religious theme (Ian West/PA)
Kim Kardashian-West in a Versace dress (Ian West/PA)
Kim Kardashian-West’s figure-hugging Versace gold dress had crosses on the hips and torso (Ian West/PA)
Blake Liveley in Versace (Ian West/PA)
Blake Lively looked regal in Versace, with her gold and burgundy dress complete with a crown (Ian West/PA)
Princess Beatrice attending her first Met Gala (Ian West/PA)
Princess Beatrice provided genuine royalty at her first Met Gala (Ian West/PA)
Rosie Huntingdon-Whiteley in Ralph Lauren (Ian West/PA)
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley followed the religious theme with a halo and wore Ralph Lauren (Ian West/PA)
Jennifer Lopez wearing Balmain (Ian West/PA)
Jennifer Lopez wore a Balmain gown with blue, gold and red jewels in the shape of a cross (Ian West/PA)
Ariana Grande wore Vera Wang (Ian West/PA)
Ariana Grande’s Vera Wang dress was inspired by the Sistine Chapel (Ian West/PA)
Amal Clooney wearing Richard Quinn (Ian West/PA
Amal Clooney, who also co-chaired the event, wore a Richard Quinn strapless top (Ian West/PA
Amal and George Clooney arriving at the gala (Ian West/PA)
Amal and George Clooney turned heads when they arrived at the gala (Ian West/PA)

Anna Wintour looking regal as ever (Ian West/PA)

 

US Vogue editor Anna Wintour is the driving force of the event (Ian West/PA)

Bee Shaffer looking splendid in red (Ian West/PA)
Bee Shaffer looking splendid in red (Ian West/PA)

Amal Clooney among the famous faces (Ian West/PA)

Gary Oldman and Gisele Schmidt (Ian West/PA)
Gary Oldman and Gisele Schmidt (Ian West/PA)
Olivia Munn is a golden vision (Ian West/PA)
Olivia Munn is a golden vision (Ian West/PA)
Train of the night goes to Ariana Rockefeller (Ian West/PA)
Train of the night goes to Ariana Rockefeller (Ian West/PA)
More red, from Alek Wek (Ian West/PA)
More red, from Alek Wek (Ian West/PA)
Lili Reinhart (Ian West/PA)
Lili Reinhart (Ian West/PA)

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