Christie D'Zurilla
The Met Ball draws serious and sublime fashion
The Met Ball draws serious and sublime fashion

All eyes in the fashion world were on the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala -- aka the Met Ball -- in NYC on Monday. This is the annual event at which celebrities and fashionistas kick it up a notch and wear their most dramatic looks. Actresses Jennifer Lawrence and Sarah Jessica Parker shared a laugh on the red carpet (perhaps about Parker's Gatsby-esque headpiece?), while co-chairs Riccardo Tisci and Rooney Mara seemed to be dead serious. Mara's frilly white gown betrayed the theme of this year's fashion exhibition, "Punk: Chaos to Couture," in the silver zippers at the waist. Nina Dobrev wore a more elaborate take on the theme in her corseted sweeping black dress. Kim...