07.05.13

Kerry Washington In Vera Wang – 2013 Met Gala

Kerry Washington In Vera Wang - 2013 Met Gala

Kerry Washington made a sterling effort to infuse some punk in her pretty look while taking to the red carpet for the 2013 Met Gala in New York on Monday.

The ‘Scandal’ actress wore a custom Vera Wang sleeveless V-neck lavender metallic floral print mermaid gown featuring a silk and lace flange detail within the train and chrysanthemum lace peplum accent.

What made this look punk?

I would say the sexy fishnet panel in the plunge, her black leather opera gloves, and the sexy cat-eye makeup.

Is Kerry selling punk to you here?

Credit: Getty

Selena Gomez In Kaelen - Out In LA

Selena Gomez In Kaelen – Out In LA

Rita Ora In Thakoon - 2013 Met Gala

Rita Ora In Thakoon – 2013 Met Gala

30 Responses to Kerry Washington In Vera Wang – 2013 Met Gala

  1. j (DressMe4Less) May 7, 2013 at 02:22 #

    Eek, Kerry. You’ve looked better.

  2. Nat39 May 7, 2013 at 02:22 #

    Whatever she is selling here, I’m buying it. She styled this look perfectly.

  3. Pedro May 7, 2013 at 02:24 #

    I really dislike everything about this look.

    Bad… REALLY bad

  4. EmmaWoodhouse May 7, 2013 at 02:27 #

    I’m going to be predictable and say that I do not like the fishnet panel. Tacky. The rest of the look is fun though, I love the chrysanthemum print, the peplum, and fact that she wore leather gloves. If the neckline were higher it’d be a win for me.

  5. Christine May 7, 2013 at 02:28 #

    Not selling me punk but who is really? I kinda like this look.

  6. Prudence May 7, 2013 at 02:29 #

    not punk enough but good look.

  7. justme May 7, 2013 at 02:29 #

    -sigh- this is a rough night for my usual faves, I feel like crying.

    Hair/makeup/gloves give me a vamp vibe that I can appreciate. But the ugly dress kills everything.

  8. Sanette May 7, 2013 at 02:30 #

    I really don’t like this. It looks like she’s going to a Halloween party. The gloves and the fishnet panel are the worst. I’m not sure if anything could save this.

  9. DivaDebbi (Beauty and Fashion Blog) May 7, 2013 at 02:32 #

    Hideous and overwrought. A rare miss for the divine Kerry.

  10. Kate May 7, 2013 at 02:35 #

    LOL, I was just about to post a comment asking why every look must be evaluated according to the theme of the night, and why we do this for the Met gala but no other event? Surely there are other parties and galas with themes?

    But then I see Kerry and my jaw drops. And suddenly I understand how cool and interesting dressing for a theme can look when you do it well. With magnificent fashion.

    • Gabby M May 7, 2013 at 10:01 #

      I think with MTV awards, you are suppose to look more “cool”, and with Nickelodeon your suppose to be trendy/fun

  11. toyosi May 7, 2013 at 02:41 #

    Not a fan of jewellery over gloves,I think with such a busy dress, less is more. The dress itself is beautiful though, Kerry just needed to tone down the accessories. Sadly seems like a miss for Kerry. Also her hair is really messing up the look for me, I wish something else had been done for it, also it is purple??!

  12. Yeliz May 7, 2013 at 02:45 #

    Uhm yes, she stick to the theme and I appreciate it, but there are more parts about this look which I don’t like rather than parts I like. I don’t like the fishnet panel on the front, all the tulle on the train, her hair and the gloves. What I like is the pattern and her makeup.

  13. kane May 7, 2013 at 02:48 #

    Sorry, Kerry, as much as I love you, it’s not a bad taste party.

  14. Lyo May 7, 2013 at 02:55 #

    Errrr, sorry but no. That’s too much going on, a few details must be lost… The gloves, the ugly train, the peplum, the fishnet… all together they’re all too much.

  15. LC May 7, 2013 at 03:27 #

    uhh what’s with the tacky gloves?

  16. Eve_V May 7, 2013 at 03:31 #

    With the print, the fishnet panel, the gloves, and the “peplum”, there is just too much going on, and I don’t know where to look. Not a fan of this look of hers.

  17. Nat May 7, 2013 at 03:32 #

    No she isn’t. Even she couldn’t pull this theme off.

  18. Nikee May 7, 2013 at 03:56 #

    I actually loved it. Totally selling the punk vibe to me, especially by her styling. Except I don’t like the ring over the glove.

  19. vicky May 7, 2013 at 06:12 #

    Sorry to say this but it’s a No from me.

  20. Natalie May 7, 2013 at 06:28 #

    LOVED THIS. very high fashion + punk. Very unique.

  21. Charlotte May 7, 2013 at 08:58 #

    I think this is her first miss, and it’s a huge one !
    This dress is awful.

  22. Gabby M May 7, 2013 at 09:57 #

    2nd place. anne hathaway takes gold

  23. Solveig May 7, 2013 at 12:35 #

    This could have been great, but it’s just too much. The dress should have been simplified – either the peplum, awful puffy train or fishnet detail (or all of the above) – should go.

  24. MaddyEliza May 7, 2013 at 13:14 #

    Oh no. This is unfortunate. It would be bad enough without the gloves but the gloves elevate the look to ‘desperate’.

  25. Moxie May 7, 2013 at 15:56 #

    A swing and a miss. There’s too much going on here.

  26. dee May 7, 2013 at 16:04 #

    I think she looks great. I think I would have done something else with the hair. But overall good look.

  27. Angela May 8, 2013 at 05:33 #

    I love Kerry, but this look is a bit too busy for my liking. I just don’t know where to look. If not for that fishnet panel, this couldn’t been a hit. I don’t hate it, it’s just questionable.

  28. TeaAtTwo May 9, 2013 at 00:24 #

    I like this a lot more on second look. The gloves and make-up were nice punk elements relative to her pretty and ladylike aesthetic.

  29. George May 11, 2013 at 04:43 #

    I hate to say this to Kerry (and in a Vera Wang gown), but the fishnet panel and the leather gloves made me think she belonged in a street corner somewhere.
    This is not a well dressed event, period. Or maybe the punk theme is tricky to pull off?

Leave a Reply

Latest on Red Carpet fashion Awards