Some of our favorite high-profile parents hit the 2013 MET Gala, entitled PUNK: Chaos To Couture, in New York City on Monday (May 6). In arguably the most glamorous night of the year, the stars wore over-the-top ballgowns, dapper tuxedos, and stunning hair and makeup looks.
Mom-of-two Nicole Richie stunned in a silver updo and showed off her slender figure in an embroidered Topshop gown with a high neck, accessorized by wine lips.
Mom-of-three Sarah Jessica Parker looked fierce in a Philip Treacy headpiece, Giles Deacon gown and plaid Christian Louboutin boots.
Mom-of-one Katie Holmes went feminine-chic in a white Calvin Klein Collection halter, paired with a romantic updo and a smoky eye.
Mom-of-two Gwyneth Paltrow hit the ball in a bright Valentino Haute Couture gown with an inset of nude tulle around the shoulders.
Mom-of-four Madonna skipped the pants and went full-on punk in a custom Givenchy Haute Couture, plaid blazer, hot pink Casadei pumps, chains and a black bob.
Mom-of-two Jessica Alba rocked a peek-a-boo Tory Burch gown, accessorized with a spiked Christian Louboutin clutch, Jack Vartanian earrings, and a high bun.
New mom Beyoncé stunned in a strapless Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci gown with a paisley-print structured bodice, punky black belt, and matching boots.
Continue looking through our slideshow for more glamorous gowns.
Who was the best – and worst – dressed of the evening?