May 6, 2019

The Met Gala & Blake Lively

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

MET GALA * The quick 411…..

The first Monday of May is aka “Met Gala Monday.”The Met Gala, formally called the Costume Institute Gala and also known as the Met Ball, is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art‘s Costume Institute in New York City. It marks the opening of the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibit. Each year’s event celebrates the theme of that year’s Costume Institute exhibition, and the exhibition sets the tone for the formal dress of the night, since guests are expected to choose their fashion to match the theme of the exhibit. The theme for this year’s event is Camp Notes in Fashion.

Image Courtesy of Designer
Giambattista Valli

Actress Blake Lively (yes, the Blake Lively married to Ryan Reynolds and pregnant with their third child-why do I know this?) has always been on of my absolute favorite Style Stars to watch at the Met Gala for two reasons: 1. Blake brings it! (Big time) Blake continues to wear the most beautiful gowns that are tasteful and elegant. 2. Blake styles herself! Yes!!! You heard me she picks her own apparel and styles herself. I’m sure she does have help when it comes to hair and make up but she chooses all her gowns with out some fancy schmancy A- list stylist. How can we not love a girl that has great taste and trusts herself with her style selections! Here’s a brief review of Blake’s Met Gala moments (and gowns) throughout the years. Enjoy!

2018
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 07: Blake Lively attends Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jackson Lee/Getty Images)
2017
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 01: Blake Lively attends the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

2016
Actress Blake Lively attends ‘Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology’ Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, USA, on 02 May 2016. Photo: Hubert Boesl – NO WIRE SERVICE – | usage worldwide (Photo by Hubert Boesl/picture alliance via Getty Images)
2014 ( My absolute favorite!)
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 05: Blake Lively attends the “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” Costume Institute Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Karwai Tang/FilmMagic)
2013
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 06: Blake Lively attends the Costume Institute Gala for the “PUNK: Chaos to Couture” exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Rabbani and Solimene Photography/WireImage)
2008 Blake Lively’s FIRST Met Gala
NEW YORK CITY, NY – MAY 5: Blake Lively attends THE COSTUME INSTITUTE GALA: “SUPERHEROES” with honorary chair GIORGIO ARMANI at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by CHANCE YEH/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
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May 13, 2014

Blake Lively Hts her Style Stride….

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

Blake in Michael Kors

 

I don’t know what it is as of late but Blake Lively has been looking stunning with a capital S. Her style has truly evolved and she (or her stylists) have gone with a more classic, clean, refined approach which is working well for her. Here are just a few of my favorite looks on Blake and I have no doubt that there will be more Glamour worthy fashion to come I the near future. 

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Sep 17, 2012

Style Star-Blake Lively

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

Blake in Chanel

 

Blake in Gucci

Over the weekend, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds tied the knot. Kudos to them on the marriage  and  keeping it  so under wraps from the press. Wedding dress photos are yet to be released but word on the street is the dress was designed by Marchesa-(and you  do know what that means- it  had to be fabulous with a capital F standing for FASHION). Until photos are splashed across the web I thought it might be nice to take a peak at some of Blakes style choices in the last several months. All fashionable, well fitting and figure flattering. 

Blake Lively in Zuhair Murad

Blake in Jenny Packman

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Jun 28, 2012

Fashion Zen

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

And now for a moment of Fashion Zen..

Blake Lively in a Zuhair Murad gown ….Breathtaking!

Breath in..Breath out.

This completes our moment of Fashion Zen.

Photo courtesy of InStyle.com

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