Who Wore What :: Met Gala 2010

The Met Gala reawakened my fashion senses tonight.

Formally known as the Costume Institute Gala Benefit, the event saw what seemed like every celebrity known to man streaming through The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Trend-wise, the red carpet screamed nude and ethereal. Black seemed totally unpopular, while bold colors like that of Thandie Newton’s gown were striking.

The event celebrates the opening of the ‘American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity’ exhibition at the Museum.

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Anna Wintour

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Bar Refaeli

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Blake Lively

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Brooke Shields

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Diane Kruger

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Emma Roberts

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Giuliana Rancic

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Gwen Stefani

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Iman

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Janet Jackson

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Jennifer Lopez

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Jessica Alba

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Jessica Biel

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Green/Floral is The New Black at 2010 Matrix Awards

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Natalie Morales

I wasn’t invited but I’m gonna guess that the dress code on the invitations to the 2010 Matrix Awards held today in NYC was “green / floral.”

It seems like everybody was either feeling like springtime or getting an early start on Earth Day celebrations.

Either way, read more for pics of our favorite TV personalities, reporters and news anchors; they’re especially great for trendspotting and gathering intelligence on Spring/Summer style.

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What Is Sexy?

House of Dereon creator, Beyonce, Sophia Loren, Blake Lively and Brad Pitt are sexy!

At least that’s what Victoria’s Secret’s “What is Sexy?” 2009 list is saying.

On the list, only ever published four times, list Blake Lively and Sophia Loren for having the sexiest style in the present and past respectively.

The lingerie store says this year’s list is a tribute to the sexiest stars of today and yesterday.

To celebrate, Victoria’s Secret Angels Adriana Lima and Doutzen Kroes will host an exclusive VIP party in New York City at the Bowery Hotel.

Victoria’s Secret 2009 What Is Sexy? List

Sexiest Actor Past – Paul Newman

Sexiest Actor Present – Brad Pitt

Sexiest Actress Past – Marilyn Monroe

Sexiest Actress Present – Kate Winslet

Sexiest TV Cast Past – Charlie’s Angels

Sexiest TV Cast Present – Gossip Girl

Sexiest Style Past – Sophia Loren

Sexiest Style Present – Blake Lively

Sexiest Legs Past – Tina Turner

Sexiest Legs Present – Charlize Theron

Sexiest Lips Past – Brigitte Bardot

Sexiest Lips Present – Angelina Jolie

Sexiest Smile Past – Cary Grant

Sexiest Smile Present – Kelly Ripa

Sexiest Eyes Past – Frank Sinatra

Sexiest Eyes Present – Terrence Howard

Sexiest Funny Guy Past – Dean Martin

Sexiest Funny Guy Present – Stephen Colbert

Sexiest Funny Girl Past – Lucille Ball

Sexiest Funny Girl Present – Tina Fey

Sexiest Musician Past – Jim Morrison

Sexiest Musician Present – Beyonce

Sexiest Newcomer – Robert Buckley