This year’s MET Gala 2013 theme, Punk: Chaos to Couture seriously challenged the participants’ style comfort zone with some amazingly interesting results fashion and hairstyle-wise.

The Met Gala 2013 red carpet dresses were an interesting blend of styles which proved simultaneously intriguing and thought provoking. Check out the best dressed celebrities at this Met Gala 2013 edition:

Sarah Jessica Parker knows how to steal the spotlight whenever she wants and the Met Ball 2013 was definitely one of those occasions. The actress made all heads turn in a fab Giles dress accessorized with custom Louboutin boots and Philip Treacey mohawk headpiece which complemented her complex hairstyle perfectly. She stated that she wanted to pay attention to the theme and she sure did.

Beyonce Met Gala 2013 DressSarah Jessica Parker Met Gala 2013 Dress

While Beyonce kept her hairstyle on a relatively simple note, her dress was another matter altogether. The high impact black and gold Givenchy gown she rocked instantly attracted attention. Her high boots complemented her sexy gown perfectly.

Another fan of Givenchy was Rooney Mara who was accompanied by house’s creative director, Riccardo Tisci at the event. She wore Givenchy haute couture custom dress which complemented her skin and packed a lot of drama and sexiness.

Anne Hathaway Met Gala 2013 DressRooney Mara Met Gala 2013 Dress

A pleasant surprise of the evening proved to be Anne Hathaway who stole the spotlight with her new platinum blond short tresses and a racy vintage Valentino dress with plenty of sheer touches. The the black Valentino dress was designed over 21 years ago, it looked incredibly modern and edgy.

Katy Perry Met Gala 2013 DressJennifer Lopez Met Gala 2013 Dress

The MET Ball red carpet fashion also brought some original touches into the mix. Katy Perry didn’t stick closely to the theme, bringing her own version instead. She wrote that she’s channeling “the OG queen of PUNK, JOAN of ARC,” and opted for a Byzantine inspired dress taken straight from the luxury label’s fall 2013 collection. The gold crown highlighted the “queen” part of the look.

Jennifer Lopez waked on the red carpet in a body hugging long sleeved Michael Kors dress. While her gown was more sexy than punk, her hairstyle choice balanced things out and easily made her one of the most stunning appearances.

Katie Holmes Met Gala 2013 DressKim Kardashian Met Gala 2013 Dress

Considering her choice for her Met Gala 2013 gown, Katie Holmes never had a punk phase. Still, she managed to steal the spotlight by staying true to herself and rocking an amazingly elegant custom made Calvin Klein dress which emphasized her feminine side.

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