Taylor Swift Is Absolutely Elegant in J. Mendel Couture at the 2011 Met Gala

Taylor Swift Clothes Musician Taylor Swift 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 » Taylor Swift  Taylor Swift debuted a darker and edgier look at the 2011 Met Gala and we have to say we're digging it. She chose a romantic J. Mendel couture dress a nude bodice contrasted with black sheer panels and embellished with black lace.

The exquisite draping on the back of the dress added extra drama as it extended into a full train. A side chignon, smoky eyes and Taylor's signautre red lips completed the look.

Fashion took over New York as the industry put on their finest for the year's biggest event—the Met Gala. This year, the event honored the late Alexander McQueen with a glam event and exquisite museum collection. From Hollywood stars to the most talented fashion designers, everyone who's anyone was there. The event was geld on May 2, 2011 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

The Best and Worst Dressed at the Met Gala 2011
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!
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