Singer Jennifer Hudson attends the "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2011 in New York City. (Getty Images North America)more pics » Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson
showed off her newly slimmed down curves at the 2011 Met Ball with a frothy confection by Vera Wang. The gown had a heavily textured white base made of rosettes and a sheer brown organza wrapped bodice. She put her hair in a slick ponytail to let the dress take center stage.
Hollywood has the Oscars, New York has the Met Gala! Each year, the world's most fashionable gather in their finest to toast the industry's epic talents. This year, the gala is in honor of the late Alexander McQueen. A curated selection of his iconic designs are on display until July 31, 2011. The 2011 Met Gala was held on May 2, 2011 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
For fashion mavens, there is no event more anticipated than the Met's Costume Institute Gala (well, except for maybe the royal wedding!). But speaking of royals, this year's gala is a tribute to the late Alexander McQueen. See the best and worst dressed fashionistas at the Met Gala 2011!