When it comes to wearing designer clothes, nobody does it better than a model. Even at the Met Gala, where a few lucky mere mortals get the chance to swan about in couture, supermodels have made it their mission to elevate the evening’s fashion with ensembles that command attention. From Stephanie Seymour proving her worth as the ultimate Azzedine Alaïa muse to Kate Moss’s gilded turban, we’re taking a trip back through Met history for a look at the dresses, suits, and statement pieces that deserve greatest-of-all-time status.
#1. Liu Wen, 2014
Couturier Charles James’s aesthetic was as refined as it gets, and Liu Wen channeled the master’s love of proportion and structure in accordance with the 2014 theme in a grandiose gown by Zac Posen that made her the belle of the ball.