May 5 was marked by a high dose of fashion and glamour that was spread in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York City. Met Gala 2014 was in high swing and as a result we saw some utterly breathtaking celebrity dresses, adorned with absolutely dumbfounding hairstyles and beauty looks. So exactly this is the topic of our conversation now, as here we bring the most striking Met Gala 2014 celebrity hairstyles worth giving a try.
Met Gala 2014 Braided Hairstyles
Braids are surely the most comprehensive and special hairstyles you can opt for when getting ready for a special occasion. Exactly this way thought Kristen Stewart, who combined a loose textured braid with updo techniques and as a result styled her hair into a creative braided do that brought the best out of her auburn hair. Emma Stone also experimented with the versatility of a textured braid, putting it to the side and leaving some loose face-framing hair flyaways for the maximum effortless chic effect.
Ivanka Trump also decided to mix two different styles to get one special look, and as a result she styled a sleek high sock bun, which was later perfected with braids wrapping it. Her bold makeup of red lips and nude eyes emphasized only with black eyeliner adorned her look with extra charm.
A simplistic style with a twist was the choice of Joan Smalls, who opted for a side fishtail braid leaving some flyaways for the best look. On the other hand, Janelle Monae tried to give extra charm and complexity to her side braid, creating a curious hat resembling braid knot that was adorning the top of her head.
Met Gala 2014 Retro Hairstyles
When it’s a Hollywood red carpet event, the Hollywood style definitely takes the lead. Thus, Blake Lively styled her sunny blonde tresses into chic side-swept glamorous Hollywood locks that complemented her dress perfectly. Taylor Swift also opted for a retro look, creating loosely hanging locks accentuated with side bangs. Her bold makeup of red lips perfectly fitted her retro beauty style!
Supermodel Toni Garrn is the next retro fan, who styled her blonde bob into a side-parted wavy look that was highlighted with a nude makeup and smokey eyes.
Devoted fan of the retro style, Dita Von Teese was to wear a retro do at Met Ball 2014 too! She styled her long bob into side-parted voluminous waves and went for her signature bold makeup of red lips and winged eyeliner! The result was a “wow!”
Met Gala 2014 Updo Hairstyles
Updo hairstyles become the choice of the majority of women, who want to impress a lot at special events. Thus, at Met Ball 2014, updo was the choice of Sarah Jessica Parker, who combined sleek finishes with textured twisted vibes and used flowers as complementary details for the wow-worthy effect. Pretty original!
Glamour and elegance was the theme of Jessica Alba’s updo, who side-parted her hair, gathered it all into a low updo and left some side waves for the Hollywood glamour effect. Marion Cotillard chose a similar style, only instead of a textured feel, she gave sleek finishes to her side-parted do.
Suki Waterhouse showed the entire charm of a simple back-combed textured updo, which accentuated her sleeveless dress perfectly. A similar style was spotted with the look of Karlie Kloss, only here she decided to side-part the bangs part of the hair, instead of backcombing it.
As a rule, Diane Kruger came up with an original updo, which was composed of a center parting, and creative twisted rolls on the back. As we say unique, we recall Rihanna’s look too, who picked an ultimately textured and undone high updo, which was adorned with a metallic headband.
Sleek and beautiful was Arizona Muse, who styled her hair into a back-combed, sleek high ballerina bun for the most bewitching result. As for Selena Gomez, she decided to go simple and classy, backcombing her hair into an updo and giving slightly textured finishes to it.
Met Gala 2014 Loose and Long Hairstyles
Long and loose waves never err, and Kim Kardashian knows this well. She side-parted her glamorous locks and gave wavy finishes to the tips of the hair. The result was definitely breathtaking!
Zooey Deschanel also left her hair loose and wavy, which she skillfully combined her straight bangs, slightly parted to the side.
We do adore the effortless chic look of Leighton Meester, who simply center-parted her medium-length tresses and styled them into beachy waves. The lovely ombre effects of her hair were beautifully emphasized here.
Chloe Grace Moretz injected a youthful vibe into her loose wavy hair, styling it into a half-up half-down do. Isn’t that simply gorgeous?
When we say loose and long, we also mean it straight, just like in the case of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, who left her blonde tresses straight and sleek, simply side-parting them and giving a wet texture to the roots.
Met Gala 2014 Short Hairstyles
If you think you have no stylish options to go for in case of having short hair, think again! As lovely Lupita Nyong’o showed it, short hair can be maximum chic too. She dyed her hair into a beautiful burgundy shade and created an interesting side “pom-pom” on the front part of her hair. A stylish headband embellished her look.
Another curious way of styling short hair for special occasions was presented by Rita Ora, who side-parted her short bob and embellished the hair parting with golden particles. The sleek wet finish of the hair contributed to the glamour of her appearance!
So these were our picks of the best Met Gala 2014 celebrity hairstyles. We hope these stylish dos can serve as a big fountain of inspiration for you to come up with show-stopping looks, when getting ready for parties and other special occasions!
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