Kim Kardashian in Givenchy by Ricardo Tisci at the Met Gala. (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)The days leading up to the annual Met Gala are always filled with palpable excitement as Hollywood starlets scramble to find fabulous frocks and designers work overtime to make sure their pieces are perfect before being paraded down the red carpet.
This year, however, that pre-gala period had a black cloud hanging over it as the unthinkable was announced: Kim Kardashian would be attending this year's event.
That's right. The much-maligned reality star somehow landed an invitation to the fashion world's biggest night, where A-listers like Gwyneth Paltrow and Katie Holmes rub elbows with fabled designers -- from Diane Von Furstenberg to Vivienne Westwood and Vera Wang -- and fashion plates like Sarah Jessica Parker and Blake Lively.
The mom-to-be hit the red carpet Monday night with her baby daddy Kanye West, and while "Punk: Chaos to Couture" was the theme for the evening, it looked like Kardashian had mistakenly thought it was "gardening."Read More »from Kim Kardashian Is in Full Bloom at Met Gala