Met Gala 2014: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Have an Old Hollywood-Themed Date Night

05/05/2014 at 09:28 PM ET

After the all the buzz her floral Givenchy gown got last year (you remember — the one with the built in gloves), Kim Kardashian surprised us with an understated dose of glamour for this year’s Met Gala.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Met Gala David Fisher/Rex USA

Kardashian selected a blue strapless Lanvin gown with a black waistband and thigh-high slit (we knew there would be some skin-baring somewhere!), teamed with black strappy heels, side-swept waves and Lorraine Schwartz danglers. And the style editors here would like to give her fiancé Kanye West props for actually paying homage to Charles James in a black tux with coattails.

RELATED PHOTOS: See all the head-turning red carpet looks form the 2014 Met Gala

Kardashian also wore a satin Lanvin design for her Vogue cover, which has us wondering if the star (who usually turns to Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy for her high-fashion moments) is collaborating with Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz for her wedding dress.

#FirstLook #FinalTouches #Lanvin #AlberElbaz #LorraineShwartz #MetBall

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Tell us: What do you think of Kim and Kanye’s red carpet couple moment? Is this one of her best red carpet looks?

–Brittany Talarico

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Hmmm on

I don’t usually say this about Kim, but I actually like her shoes.

cynthia on

i love her Dress & shoes.

Leni on

Are those the SJP shoes ???

Poor thing has to limit all her glitz for her man. Haha

Ris on

RUINED her face!, :(

Jane on

Better than last year, but that would not be too difficult. What on earth is he wearing though..he has a design going down the side of his trousers.

Julia on

Kim needs a stylist…..really bad. This dress does not look nice on her. And her escort should have his slacks tailored.

Guest on

Anything has got to be better than last year

Ella on

Kim actually looks quite pretty here. She always looks much nicer when her look is a bit understated versus so over the top like she normally does. It is a huge step up from last years gown, although granted last year she was pregnant. Nice choice.

sara on

I don’t like the dress, it has a really weird shape/fit, plus Kim should try to be a mom every once in a while!

guest on

kk copy cat.. acting like angie jolie. never will happen. work on your butt, kk.

Janet697 on

I see she still loks like a hooker and he looks like an idiot in badly fitted chlothes. How did 2 cretins like kim and ugh kayne ever get and invite. They are both nothings and good for nothings.

olivia on

Kim still looks FAT and UGLY, and what is Kanye wearing, a Mariachi suit? Both look UGLY and out of place as usual

Lilyflower on

I think she looks quite pretty here. I really like the dress.

mrsmass on

What’s this, the 5th article on them today? Give it a damn rest!

olivia on

they both look ugly and Kim is FAT, that dress is ugly and what is Kanye wearing a Mariachi outfit or a waiter’s outfit, that is so ill fitting.

Yeah, not really. on

I like the color, that is flattering for Kim. The bust line is bizarre. The slit and shoe combo make her legs look fat in each shot where she is sticking out her leg in my opinion.. Get your hands out of the pockets, please, so we can see how this dress is supposed to hang. The cut of this dress in the front … it’s just… What is happening??? seems weird. Overall, I don’t think this works well. She is not pregnancy and covered head to toe in a large print – so that is a plus. An improvement, as is Kanye’s “I’m in a tuxedo, but let me cut it like my leather jogging pant! Yeah!” but still leave so much to be desired.

Tara on

her thighs look huge and her shoes look cheap

Jess on

E Online posted this picture of Kim just as she was getting in the car to go to the Met Gala. In the pic, Kim is wearing the same gown but she is wearing a different belt, shoes, and has bracelets on. (

I’m guessing she changed her look in the car.

Jess on

How come in the instagram picture, she is wearing a belt and 2 bracelets, but on the red carpet her look is changed completely?

StyleWatch on

innerjuju on

As bad as I hate to admit it, Kim is an attractive woman. While this may be one of her best red carpet moments, that isn’t saying much. She SO needs to fire her current stylist and find someone who will find attractive clothes that don’t either look three sizes too small or are so ill fitting. In addition, Kim needs to learn to stand straight, she’s always slouching (and we won’t even go into her turning her foot over when she stands…..) Kim, I hate you, but you can do so much better.

Casey on

Stop with all the wedding talk already! It’s her 3rd wedding. If PEOPLE puts this wedding on the cover of their magazine, I will boycott everything PEOPLE.

bella911 on

I’m sorry but to me that dress does nothing for her maybe she’s going to try and compete with Angelina Jolie for the high slit but not in that dress. It’s too frumpy in the top for me it looks like her boobs are going to flop out of the top. I’ve seen her in worse outfits like that couch print

Mr Monkee on

I have to admit I think this is the best picture I’ve ever seen of the two of them together. He cleans up pretty good. She has really thinned down but because of the angle can’t see if the butt has shrank. It always looks so out of proportion to the rest of her body.(all my opinion so don’t bother trashing me)

Lalee on

I’m beginning to believe these two are for real. They seem to “get” each can tell he adores her and their baby girl and the fact that Kim is changing so many things that was “Kim k.” She proves how much she loves him too.I love the picture above where they are laughing together they are happy.


She had intended to wear cheap looking black leather belt and belt bracelets. No fashion sense at all. Showing her underwear was the more recognizable photo!

sam on

Do you think she will wear white again for her wedding? I think they need to make a kim wedding doll and then little kids can dream of having as many wedding dresses as the People’s favorite bride! Her last wedding- she wore 2 and that s how long her marriage lasted. 2 months

Sasha on

Good color on her and I liked what she wore last year,In fact :) and I have normal taste

butohde on

lipo suctions and botox jabs cant save that hobbit body and face.

Gigi on

Gorgeous dress… the best among all celebrities !

Lacey on

Three Kardaahian headlines in one day? Enough already. Please make it go away.

Sharon on

Kim looks great she is beautiful

Sharon on

Kim looks good she is beautiful

John on

In the history of headlines, has there ever been one as vapid and useless as this?

Nanu 08 on

The Clown couple at it again….Fugly and Fuglier!!!!

Janice on

Ugly dress, pockets on a formal gown, really! She looks short and stumpy

angie on

She can’t even dress herself? Good lord!! How and WHY were those 2 even invited to a Met Gala event? Entertainment sake?

Vila on

Kim’s dress is very pretty.

Andy on

I don’t know if the angle she’s at in the picture, but that dress is doing her no favors. It makes her chest look saggy. Actually it looks like it’s about to fall off her chest, because I think you can see bra, because she needs to wear a bra (it’s obvious that recently she has favored a braless look,) those puppies need to be on lockdown or else they’ll be bouncing off her knees by the time she’s forty. The way the skirt is tailored makes her legs look short and her lower half squatty. The pockets probably make her hips look wider, which she needs no help with.
It’s not the way that her body is, I’m not pointing out body flaws, but you have to dress your body and she hasn’t been and this disaster is just one in a list of many ever since she went public with Kanye.

rubyskye on

she allowed her sister kendall jenner to take the spotlight, that was very mature of her. But otherwise they definitely kicked it up a notch with their attire. B+

Margarita on

Honey, fire your fiance as your stylist. Look at how he dressed. This dress is hideous. And the shoes remind me of a pair my grandma wore so you couldn’t see the toes.

Tiff on

That dress is awful. One, it looks like a robe that the top half was tucked in, and two it barely closes. It does nothing for her figure but make her look frumpy. Why doesn’t she know how to dress herself by now? Hire a stylist already!

Kris on

Good looking couple!

Just Sayin' on

5 people to get dressed…really?

Joy on

Who cares!

nikol on

This dress does not suit her, it makes her look larger than she is, cant she see that? Not flattering at all, her boobs look like they hang on her stomach, cant nobody tell her that before she steps out??????

Megan on

I see camel toe… on Kanye ahahah

Caydee on

One of her bests! She looked fabulous!!!!

Caydee on

One of my favorites! She looked so beautiful…

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