Charles James Inspires the Met Gala 2014

Some stars got the memo and dressed accordingly during the theme of the MET Gala this year. This ball is the fashion industries equivalent to Oscar Awards. But some just dressed to impress. The theme “White Ties and Decorations” was inspired by the first American designer  Charles James who is known as the master cutter for making ball gowns with intricate draping. His designs were inspired by his love for arts.

Met Gala is an event which raises money for the benefit New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Arts annually. It’s one of the most glamorous night for the rich and the famous. Fashion designers even walk their way to the red carpet to grace the extravagant event. A gathering like this has a theme and this time, it revolves around designer Charles James. He was the first American Couturier.

The gowns they wear will be the highlight for the event. Charles James’ love for structures made him the king of structured ball gowns that shows the good assets of women. His career rose to fame in the the 1940’s and 1950’s. In other words, celebs, socialites and designers alike must bring to life the fashion of the said year. Its’ the throw back for ball gowns, long black and white gloves, tuxedos and coattails.

Celebrities grace the event every year to keep the buzz. But Naomi Watts was spotted running some errands before the Gala night. But maybe she’s on the rush for some last minute touch-ups for the event. Or who knows she’s looking for the best dog food for small dogs because she owns one. It’s alright because she made it on time with a floor-length Givenchy couture gown. Best dog food comparison is something she could talk about with her fellow pet-lovers on the red carpet.

Charles James was not the only designer who’s on the spotlight at the Met Ball. Anna Wintour Costume Center Exhibit was inaugurated that same night. Of course the glamorous Vogue editor wore a multi-colored Chanel gown fitting for the event. She definitely got the memo.  This years MET gala was perfect according to some celebrities. People really went for it. They dressed in high fashion according to the theme set for the festivities.