Old-style glamour — especially in black and white — ruled the night air as stars of Hollywood and the fashion world converged on the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the annual Costume Institute gala, the biggest event on the New York fashion calendar.

IBTimesUK looks at the fashion hits and misses at this year's gala.

WORST DRESSED:

katie holmes
Katie Holmes wore mustard yellow, by Marchesa, seemingly stolen from Belle in "Beauty and the Beast"Getty/Reuters
beyonce
Beyonce wore a low-cut beaded black dress with a veilReuters
lupita
 Lupita Nyong'o wore a short shift covered by a beaded and feathered overlay in bright green, with a matching headband and a bright green clutch.Reuters
sjp
Sarah Jessica Parker wore an Oscar de la Renta ball gown with a black bodice and flowing white skirt, with a gridlike pattern on the back. In a dramatic flourish, the back hem of the skirt was emblazoned with the designer's name. Parker's outfit, worn with white elbow-length gloves and her hair piled high on her head, divided opinionGetty/Reuters
lily
Kate Upton, Lily Allen, Kristen StewartGetty/Reuters
rita
Brie Larson, Rita Ora, Lea MicheleGetty/Reuters
lena
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lena Dunham, Solange KnowlesReuters

BEST DRESSED:

rihanna
Rihanna wore a white midriff top with a high jewelled neck, worn with a matching long pleated skirtReuters
Victoria
Hailee Steinfeld and David and Victoria BeckhamReuters
suki
Suki Waterhouse and Karolina KurkovaReuters
swift
Taylor Swift and Charlize Theron (with Sean Penn)Reuters
amy
Amy Adams, Kendall Jenner, Gisele BundchenGetty/Reuters