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Stars glam it up for the 2011 Met Gala!

Kristin Watson is no stranger to the world of entertainment, having worked with both NBC and The History Channel. As a Chicago-based writer, Kristin provides SheKnows readers on both coasts with the hottest celebrity and entertainment ne...

The glitz & glam of The Met!

Every year, influential names put on their best gowns and suits for the biggest glam-fest in New York -- the Met Gala! Check out Beyonce, Rihanna and other stars rocking red carpet looks at this year's Met Gala.

This year's Met Gala paid tribute to the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibit and from the looks of some of this year's fashion trends, the designer would be proud. So, who were some stand-out fashionistas among the Met Gala guests? Check out some of the pics we found and tell us what you think -- hot or not?

The glitz & glam of The Met!

Rihanna was bold in black, donning a gorgeous Stella McCartney number complete with lace. Heads turned when she showed up.

The glitz & glam of The Met!

Talk about D-R-A-M-A! Jennifer Lopez's fuchsia Gucci dress and bright red lips make the "most beautiful girl in the world" pop on the red carpet! But was it too much? Tell us what you think.

The glitz & glam of The Met!

Beyonce threw comfort out of the window all in the name of fashion. Her body-hugging Pucci gown accentuated her curves flawlessly! Who needs comfort when you're this gorgeous?

The glitz & glam of The Met!

Taylor Swift ditched her cowboy boots for a more mature look, donning a J. Mendel show-stopping piece. The sequins and nude coloring make it look like a second skin.

The glitz & glam of The Met!

Jennifer Hudson turned to fashion designer Vera Wang to dress her new body for the Met Gala and boy did she choose right! The layers and taupe coloring were a perfect blend to show off her toned figure.

The glitz & glam of The Met!

Miranda Kerr and husband Orlando Bloom took some time out from their new baby boy Flynn to rock the red carpet! The bombshell looked ballerina pretty and check out those shoes -- va-va-voom!

The glitz & glam of The Met!

Jessica Alba went with the elegance of Ralph Lauren to dress her baby bump -- wait there's a baby bump under there? She looks fantastic! You could hardly tell she was expecting!

The glitz & glam of The Met!

It has got to be a crime to look this good. Will Madonna ever show up to an event looking like a hot mess? Probably not, but it leaves everyone else in the world wondering -- what's her secret? Besides yoga!

The glitz & glam of The Met!

Penelope Cruz struck a pose in Oscar de la Renta. While some consider black to be safe, Cruz is anything but in this dazzling symbol of effortless beauty.

The glitz & glam of The Met!

Fergie was draped in a fishtail Marchesa gown that pretty much covered the singer. What do you think of her look?

Whether it's over-the-top fashion or understated beauty, we can always count on the Met Gala to deliver.

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