Blake Lively's Met Gala Dress Is All The Princess You'll Ever Need

The actress hit the Met Gala and pretty much seduced us all.

What you need to know
  • Blake Lively is married to Ryan Reynolds -- who frankly, is almost as hot as she is.
  • Unlike most Hollywood celebrities, Blake has no stylist and styles herself instead.
  • The couple has two children, daughters James, three and Ines, one.
  • Ryan Reynolds was formerly married to actress Scarlett Johansson. The couple divorced in 2011.

Blake Lively sashayed into the 2018 Met Gala and the whole world pretty much stopped in its tracks. For real. The 30-year-old actress was just too perfect for words in her custom-made, Indian-inspired romantic ruby gown which twinkled and sparkled under a wall of camera flashes.

All the princesses in one. Blake Lively at the 2018 Met Gala. Image: Getty.

The dress was dreamily ladylike. Yes, there was a hint of decolletage, but Blake's gown was elegant in a decidedly late 19th Century kind of way. Not a hint of Kardashian cleavage here. And for some crazy reason it made us feel good about the world. We also loved that Blake styled her entire look herself --a fact she confirmed to WWD earlier this year.

The full effect. Image: Getty.

"I just sent Lorraine Schwartz and Christian Louboutin my dress, and said, ‘Okay let’s do something special,'" she said. "They’re making something custom for it. So it’s kind of nice, because I have a bunch of artists around me who I have direct relationships with. It’s sort of a group effort with that. I rely on people who do that for a living rather than outsourcing it to someone else.”

Beaded and beautiful. The view from the back. Image: Getty.
All the love, all the joy. Image: Getty.
The devil's in the detail. And the manicure too. Image: Getty.