In Pictures: Met Gala looks, Nicki Minaj [Courtesy]

As is the norm, New York was brought to a standstill on Monday night at the annual Met Gala event. Often described as fashion’s biggest night, celebrities brought out their best looks to play with their striking looks.

 Kim Kardashian [Courtesy]
 Karlie Kloss [Courtesy]
 Janelle Monae [Courtesy]
 Irina Shayk [Courtesy]

With the theme being “In America: An Anthology of Fashion”, many attendees took direct inspiration from the Gilded Age, an era that saw America transformed at the end of the 19th century.

 Gwen Stefani [Courtesy]
 Gigi Hadid [Courtesy]
 Cardi B [Courtesy]
 Alicia Keys [Courtesy]
 Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds [Courtesy]

Kim Kardashian, Nicki Minaj, Ryan Reynolds and Alicia Keys were present for the much awaited event.