Met Gala 2015: Best reactions and memes, from Beyonce to Rihanna

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Beyonce giving it socks in concert - she also stole the show at the Met Gala

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Celebs and fashionistas were out in force for the Met Gala 2015, which had as its theme ‘China: Through the looking glass’, though its hard to say how exactly Beyonce or Rihanna thought they were interpreting the theme…

The 2015 Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute gala, otherwise known as the #MetGala, took place in New York last night.

There was much in the way of fabulous fashion, with Beyonce’s near-naked appearance in a Givenchy gown easily stealing the show…

 

But while Beyonce threatened to ‘break the internet’ in the fashion stakes with her appearance, what really stole the attention of internet fiends on the lookout for meme-worthy ensembles were Rihanna, Sarah Jessica Parker and Anne Hathaway’s red carpet choices.

Rihanna’s egg-cellent choice received particular attention…

Sarah Jessica Parker and her, erm, interesting, Phillip Treacy designed headpiece also provoked quite the reaction online…

Meanwhile, actress Anne Hathaway seemed to be challenging the Force on ‘unofficial’ Star Wars Day (#MayTheFourth), with her outfit, which inspired comparisons with Princess Leia…

 

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Brigid O Gorman is the sub-editor of Siliconrepublic.com

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