The Who, What, Wear at the 2012 Met Ball

May 7, 2012

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala celebrating the exhibit Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations tonight.  The red carpet is in just 10 minutes and we’ve got the scoop on who’s bringing who and wearing what.

Balmain designer Olivier Rousteing is taking model Joan Smalls, while the Proenza Schouler boys Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez will be accompanied by actress Isabel Lucas.     Anthony Vaccarello will have newly single model Anja Rubik on his arm and Valentino‘s Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli while take actress Lily Collins and Princess Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis.

Haider Ackermann confirmed that he will take model Constance Jablonski while Michael Kors will be escorting models Kate Upton (who paid $25,000 to Anna Wintour last week at the Vogue office for her ticket) and Liu Wen and actresses Jessica Alba and Hilary Swank.   Model Coco Rocha will don a vintage Givenchy and Thakoon Panichgul will have Pan Am’s Christina Ricci. also confirmed that Roland Mouret is taking model Doutzens Kroes, model Karolina Kurkova will join Rachel Zoe, Chanel will have actor Gaspard Ulliel, Joseph Altuzarra is taking singer Lana Del Ray and rapper Azealia Banks will show up with Alexander Wang.  Model Karlie Kloss will be Jason Wu‘s arm candy and model Arizona Muse will accompany Erdem Moralioglu.

Alexander McQueen designer Sarah Burton will be in attendance. Heidi Klum will be wearing a custom lace Escada gown for the ball.  Twilight Breaking Dawn actress and face of Balenciaga‘s latest fragrance, Kristen Stewart will be guest of head-designer Nicolas GhesquièreDonna Karan has confirmed that actresses Ashley Greene and Nina Dobrev will be in custom atelier gowns.  Gwyneth Paltrow will be wearing Prada to the ball.

Tune in at 6:30pm EST for a live stream of the red carpet on Amazon.

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