For designers and celebrities with a coveted invitation, the first Monday in May is one of the biggest nights of the year. It marks the annual Met Gala, a fundraising event for the Costume Institute at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Each year, stars debut their looks on the steps of the city's iconic art museum, all dressing to the exhibit's theme. Of course, this means that avant-garde beauty looks are a given.
The theme this year is "Camp: Notes on Fashion," and it's very apropos hosts are Lady Gaga and Harry Styles, both singers known for their over-the-top, crazy and fun sartorial selections.
And if there's one trend you need to know this season - it's that metallics are making a comeback. Case in point: these stunning 17 beauty moments. Here the most outrageous and stunning make-up and hair from the Met Gala 2019.
Less than a week after Sophie's surprise Vegas wedding to Joe Jonas the newlywed stepped out with glittering hair and sapphire eye shadow. Her hairstylist Christian Wood used GHD tools to create soft finger waves before lightly dusting silver glitter on her blonde locks.
Met Gala co-chair Lady Gaga showed off her flamboyant flair with super long eyelashes and a pop of bright fuschia lipstick. The Born This Way singer wore her hair in a platinum blonde bob adding an edgy twist to this fun beauty look. According to E! News, the bombshell tried over SIXTY swatches of lipstick before finding the one.
The model accessorised to a sleek ponytail with kitsch hairclips courtesy of Gucci. Her skin is glowing and luminous - the perfect base for her emerald green eye make-up and a matte pink lip.
The icon channeled Drag Queen glamour for this dramatic golden look. Note the metallic gold lip which is sure to be a major beauty trend this winter.
The Kardashian-Jenner matriarch went blonde - sporting a sharp-angled bob wig.
The Irish-born actress dazzles in silver eyeshadow and angelic waves. Her make-up has been applied delicately to accentuate her gorgeous blue eyes.
The Nothing Breaks Like A Heart Singer kept her beauty look simple - just winged eyeliner and a sleek blow dry.
The newly minted Mrs. Bieber channels '60s mod with Brigette Bardot inspired make-up and a gorgeous velvet bow. Hairstylist Jen Atkin used the Dyson Airwrap™ styler Complete with Round volumizing brush attachment to give Hailey's hair extra bounce. Atkin secured the updo with OUAI Volumizing Hair Spray.
The star made a splash with neon acrylic nails and a half-up and half-down hairstyle. Her winged liner and light pink lipstick are reminiscent of the '60s - which is sure to be another big trend of the night.
Wearing a metallic cap and gorgeous super long lashes, Gigi is having a major MET Gala moment.
The KKW Beauty founder wore her dark hair in wet look beachy waves. A soft rose gold eyeshadow and soft glowing skin are the perfect compliments for this snatched look.
The Bohemian Rhapsody star is a hit on the red carpet. She ditched her blonde hair for pastel blue tresses and a whimsical splattering of glitter across her cheeks and nose.
KYLIE AND KENDALL JENNER
The Jenner sisters channel drag fashion in coordinating neon looks. We're obsessed with Kylie's violet hair.
The newly engaged singer made a strong statement in a silver beaded cap and smokey violet-hued eye make-up.