Met Gala 2017: Rei Kawakubo tributes delight on red carpet

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image captionSinger Rihanna was among the invited guests at the Met Gala, the annual benefit event for the museum's Costume Institute, wearing a dramatic Comme des Garcons creation.
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image captionThis year's event honoured Comme des Garcons' designer Rei Kawakubo. Reality star Kim Kardashian West chose not to stick to the theme, wearing a white dress by Vivienne Westwood.
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image captionAmerican-Egyptian actor Rami Malek arrived at the star-studded event in a daring, red Dior suit.
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image captionPop singer Katy Perry, co-chair of the ball, wore a red-tulle dress with a veil and the word "witness" across her forehead. She surprised some by wearing Galliano, not Comme des Garcons.
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image captionKylie Jenner (right) poses here with Donatella Versace. Kylie is wearing - you guessed it - Versace.
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image captionAmerican Horror Story actress Sarah Paulson couldn't hide being star struck when Madonna walked the red carpet in front of her. To be honest, we'd have the same reaction.
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image captionActress Ruby Rose rocked up to her first Met Ball wearing a Burberry creation.
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image captionNicki Minaj wore a custom H&M creation, reflecting the Japanese designer's eccentric style. According to Vogue, her kobi belt featured the face of Rei Kawakubo.
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image captionBritish star Rita Ora made an entrance in a custom-made Marchesa gown.
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image captionModel Cara Delevingne caused a stir with a radical new hairstyle - spray-on bejewelled silver. Cara shaved her head recently for her latest role in romantic drama Once in a Year, in which she plays a cancer patient.
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image captionJaden Smith also stars in the film opposite Delevigne as her boyfriend - he shaved his hair for his role, too, and brought along his chopped locks as his "date".
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image captionSerena Williams wore an emerald green halter-neck dress. The tennis star announced her pregnancy on Snapchat recently.
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image captionSelena Gomez and singer The Weeknd appeared on the red carpet together for the first time.

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