Ornate headpieces were the move on this year’s Met Gala red carpet

The higher the headpiece, the closer to God.

May 07, 2018
Ornate headpieces were the move on this year’s Met Gala red carpet Rihanna on tonight's Met Gala red carpet.   Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

Maybe it was the fear of eternal damnation, but everyone at the Met Gala really adhered to the “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” theme. The go-to accessory of the night was without a doubt a towering headpiece. Nothing was off limits — ornate, bejeweled crowns stood alongside minimal halos, and even a few feathered pieces showed up to indoctrinate us. See the best of the night, below.

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Frances McDormand
Ornate headpieces were the move on this year’s Met Gala red carpet Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images
Cardi B
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Lily Collins
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Madonna
Ornate headpieces were the move on this year’s Met Gala red carpet Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images
Lana Del Rey
Ornate headpieces were the move on this year’s Met Gala red carpet Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Ornate headpieces were the move on this year’s Met Gala red carpet Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images
Sarah Jessica-Parker
Ornate headpieces were the move on this year’s Met Gala red carpet Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images
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Ornate headpieces were the move on this year’s Met Gala red carpet