IN PHOTOS | Hollywood who's who rock the Met Gala red carpet with Catholic-themed fashion

Published: 08th May 2018 11:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th May 2018 01:01 PM  

attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York.  (AP Photo).
Divine designs floated up the red carpet at Monday's religion-themed Met Gala in shimmering golds, reds and fuchsia, in crowns and in crosses, and even a pair of giant wings. The annual fundraising fete in New York brings out Hollywood's elite for an evening of fashion and charity and to celebrate the spring exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute —  this year, 'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.' (In picture: T: Mindy Kaling, B: Ariana Grande, R: Rihanna)
Blake Lively attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. She urged photographers to 'calm down' in a stately, burgundy embroidered gown by Versace. (AP Photo).
Chadwick Boseman attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. The 'Black Panther' star wore an ivory cape featuring crosses in gold beadwork. (AP Photo)
Mindy Kaling attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. She wore a regal, jeweled crown with a feminine silver gown and navy gloves. Kaling stars in the upcoming 'Ocean's 8,' a jewelry heist romp set at the Met Gala.
Amal Clooney, one of the co-chairs at the Met Gala, arrived early in a striking silver corseted top, navy slacks and a cascading metallic, rose-patterned skirt. The ensemble, from designer Richard Quinn, gave a crinkling sound as she made her way up the Met's famous steps. Though the recent Vogue cover girl arrived with movie star husband George Clooney, the Academy Award winner knew his place. 'I'm the flower on the side,' he joked to reporters. (AP photo)
Kerry Washington attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Rihanna attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. The Grammy-winning artist — never one to shy away from a grand entrance — arrived dripping in pearls and crystals in a Maison Margiela by John Galliano minidress, ornate robe and beaded papal headgear. (AP Photo)
Kate Upton attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Hailee Stenfeld attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Rosie-Huntington-Whiteley attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Deepika Padukone (with designer Prabal Gurung) attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Michael B Jordan attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Sarah Jessica Parker attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. Always on-pointm, she chose her gown and headdress from a series of drawings by Dolce & Gabbana. The intricate headpiece was a Neapolitan nativity altar made to scale by the Italian design house. (AP Photo)
Ariana Grande arrived with designer Vera Wang, who created the singer's romantic look: a strapless confection of soft layers patterned with Michelangelo's Last Judgment, atop blush tulle. (AP Photo)
Katy Perry rose to the occasion of the night's theme challenge with larger-than-life feathered angel wings, metallic boots and dress by Versace. After wowing on the red carpet, the pop star was forced to turn sideways to squeeze the six-foot stunners through the gala entryway. (AP Photo)
Paris Jackson,from left, Stella McCartney and Miley Cyrus attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Kendall Jenner's pants had a train. The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star kept it simple in a white angel-inspired, off- the-shoulder look from Off-White, and wide-legged slacks with fabric streaming from the hems. (AP Photo)
Kim Kardashian West — walking the carpet sans her husband, Kanye West, who is under fire for recent controversial tweets — wore her cross on a shimmering gold Versace dress. (AP Photo)
Anne Hathaway attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Scarlett Johanson attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Priyanka Chopra attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Emma Stone attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Jennifer Lopez (with Olivier Rousteing), who picked a colorful Balmain number with a feathered train and sky-high slit, had a bejeweled cross emblazoned on her chest. (AP Photo)
Madonna (with designer Jean Paul Gaultier) rocked an all-black Jean Paul Gaultier frock with a crown made of crosses. 'Religion and spirituality has informed my work for my entire career, and fashion also, and combining the two is the perfect marriage,' said the pop star. 'And then we bring in Jean Paul and it's the perfect three-way!' (AP Photo)
Alessandro Michele, from left, Lana Del Rey and Jared Leto attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Nicki Minaj attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. Nicki Minaj seemed to peer in the other direction with a sequined Oscar de La Renta gown in vibrant shades of red and maroon. The temptation-inspired look came complete with billowing sleeves, a plunging neckline and a beaded headpiece. (AP Photo)
Selena Gomez, left, and Stuart Vevers attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Mary-Kate Olsen, left, and Ashley Olsen attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Tom Brady, left, and Gisele Bundchen attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
Gigi Hadid attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. Gigi Hadid in a one-shouldered, beaded Versace gown seemingly inspired by stained-glass windows (or butterflies). (AP Photo)
Jimmy Fallon, left, and Stephen Colbert attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on May 7 in New York. (AP Photo)
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