Blake Lively Took a Cue From Sorority Sisters with Her Met Gala Entrance
Blake Lively, aka the fairest of them all, made quite the entrance at the annual Met Gala on Monday evening. Repping the theme (Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination), Blake arrived at the ball in a renaissance-inspired brocade Versace gown with a beaded bodice and an embroidered (Princess Di-level) train, a gold halo-style headdress topping off the angelic look.
Unsurprisingly, Blake’s dress wasn’t exactly off the rack. The gown itself belongs in a museum—it took 600 hours to embellish the bodice alone, and with a train like that, we’re sure assembly wasn’t a breeze.
If you think creating a gown of this magnitude is an impressive undertaking, think about the challenge of transporting it! With that train, Blake couldn’t take just any pedestrian limo (or, like Nick Jonas, the subway) to the ball … She had to take a party bus!
As hilarious as it is to imagine the couture-clad 30-year-old climbing into a shag-carpeted bus with a driver blasting top 40 hits and cans of Budweiser scattered about for the taking, it does seem like a practical choice.
Lively emerged from the sorority transport of choice no worse for the wear—though she did reportedly unleash a bit of aggression on red carpet photographers.