The Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala Benefit 2008

Last night,The Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute saluted the Power of "Superheroes" Imagery in Fashion.  The Gala Benefit, with Honorary Chair Giorgio Armani and Co-Chairs George Clooney, Julia Roberts, and Anna Wintour.
Exhibition dates: May 7–September 1, 2008
Exhibition location: Special exhibition galleries, first floor

As superheroes enjoy a surge in mass popularity, The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art explores the symbolic and metaphorical associations between these fictional characters and fashion in Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy, an exhibition at the Museum from May 7 through September 1, 2008. The exhibition features approximately 60 ensembles including movie costumes, avant-garde haute couture, and high-performance sportswear to reveal how the superhero serves as the ultimate metaphor for fashion and its ability to empower and transform the human body.

Here are stars on the red carpet:


Eva Longoria-Parker

Eva Mendes

Scarlett Johanssen

Thandie Newton

Venus Williams

The Bechkams

Zoe Kravitz

Janet Jackson & J.D

Joy Bryant

Kimora Lee

Mary J Blige

Paula Patton & hubby, Robin Thicke


Giselle Bundchen

Iman and hubby, David Bowie

Ivanka Trump

1 comment

  1. i like eva's (longoria) dress the best. its so dramatic and its something you wouldn't normally see on the red carpet.