"Heavenly Bodies": Catholic imagery reverberates at Met Gala

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Marchesa told the magazine: "We are truly honoured that Scarlett chose to wear Marchesa for the Met Gala".

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art held its annual Costume Institute benefit on Monday, and the 2018 Met Gala theme of "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination", gave the stars in attendance plenty of room to interpret for themselves how the Church's style best suits them.

Rihanna co-chaired the event alongside Amal Clooney, Donatella Versace and Vogue editor Anna Wintour.

- MET GALA (@themetgala) May 8, 2018Co-host @rihanna has arrived! Which meant the red carpet was chock-a-block with Hollywood actresses and popstars in out-of-the-box designs.

Meanwhile, Madonna's black, long-sleeved dress was designed by French designer Jean Paul Gaultier. She shared good company in the top videos list with Rihanna (4,159,972 views), Zendaya (2,462,265 views), Gigi Hadid (2,290,917 views), and Ariana Grande (1,841,536 views).

We would have passed Sex & The City actress Sarah Jessica Parker's gold-embellished Dolce & Gabbana gown had it not been for the totally wacky headgear - a mini installation of the Nativity Scene! Perry showed up to the gala wearing a gold dress and boots with enormous white and gold feathered angel wings attached to her back.

Deepika Padukone was also present at the red carpet of Met Gala but her stylist seems to have lost clue of this year's Gala theme.

Kim looked stunning in a yellow corset dress with a thigh-high split.

Priyanka Chopra went for Ralph Lauren's gown along with Crusades inspired head piece.

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