The Best (And Worst) Jewish Dresses at The 2015 Met Gala by the Forward

The Best (And Worst) Jewish Dresses at The 2015 Met Gala

Image by Getty Images

Last night’s Met Gala was kind of a yawn. Yeah Sarah Jessica Parker rocked a pretty wild headdress, and Beyonce got naked — but really, what else is new?

Unlike 2014’s “Punk” theme, “China: Through the Looking Glass” could have led to some major fashion faux-pas. But in a strange turn of celebrity cultural appropriation sensitivity, things remained relatively inoffensive. But this caution came at the cost of any really striking outfits.

For MOTs, standouts include Lizzy Caplan’s silky peach, Maggie Gyllenhaal’s cutouts and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s slinky number.

In the “what were they thinking” category: Jennifer Connelly. Really? Those shoulder pads?

Take a look at the round-up below and let us know your favorites in the comments:

Sarah Jessica Parker


Rosie Huntington Whiteley


Michael Kors and Kate Hudson


Jennifer Connelly


Maggie Gyllenhaal


Diana Agron


Elizabeth Banks


Rachel Weisz


Donna Karan and Calvin Klein


Lizzy Caplan


Emily Ratajkowski


Ivanka Trump


Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonnet

Author

Anne Cohen

Anne Cohen

Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.

The Best (And Worst) Jewish Dresses at The 2015 Met Gala

Your Comments

The Forward welcomes reader comments in order to promote thoughtful discussion on issues of importance to the Jewish community. All readers can browse the comments, and all Forward subscribers can add to the conversation. In the interest of maintaining a civil forum, The Forward requires that all commenters be appropriately respectful toward our writers, other commenters and the subjects of the articles. Vigorous debate and reasoned critique are welcome; name-calling and personal invective are not and will be deleted. Egregious commenters or repeat offenders will be banned from commenting. While we generally do not seek to edit or actively moderate comments, our spam filter prevents most links and certain key words from being posted and the Forward reserves the right to remove comments for any reason.

Recommend this article

The Best (And Worst) Jewish Dresses at The 2015 Met Gala

Thank you!

This article has been sent!

Close