The Met Gala Ball 2012, showcased some fantastic styles that everyone is talking about.  

There are clearly some key style staples and trends at this years ball, from metallic styles to bright orange, peplum and of course there are always a few disaster outfits.

METALLIC 

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Carey Mulligan in Prada, Jessica Alba in Michael Kors and Cameron Diaz in Stella McCartney.

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Victoria's Secret model Karolina Kurkova opted for a show-stopping look, designed by Rachel Zoe, and Camilla Belle wore a low-cut Ralph Lauren number.

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GOTHIC AND LACE

Left to Right Cate Blanchett always looks stunning wearing McQueen while Rooney Mara and Gisele Bundchen were chic in Givenchy.

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Rihanna (centre) in Tom Ford.  Heidi Klum (Far Left) and Beyonce (Far Right) also went  for gothic looks in Givenchy.

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AND FINALLY THE DISASTERS.....

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Alexa Chung in Marc Jacobs, Chloe Sevigny in Prada and Kristen Stewart in Balenciaga.

I think a big event such as this you have the pick of any dress and style you wish, and I think all three of these did not do it for me in the style stakes.

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