Here comes the Met Gala accessory of the night

With the trend of glimmery and shimmery night, the dress code honouring America’s Glided age, the guests looked to the past inspiration. But there was one accessory which stole the entire Met Gala and that was: the vintage tiara.

The evening’s host, Anna Wintour, swapped her signature sunglasses for a glittering tiara.

The magazine’s global editor-at-large, Hamish Bowles, meanwhile opted for a gold feather tiara, lending some sparkle to his white-tie outfit.

“I saw it (at) chez Verdure a decade or more ago, fell in love with it and never thought that one day I would have my Eliza Doolittle moment wearing it,” he explained in the caption.

Elsewhere, Dorfman accessorized her daring Christopher Kane cut-out dress with a bag reading “Protect Trans Kids” and an elegant vintage tiara. She told People magazine that her crown was “almost 200 years old, which is pretty sensational.”

One of the night’s co-hosts, Blake Lively, took a more contemporary approach in a tiara custom-designed by jeweller Lorraine Schwartz.

“‘Who’s actually going to be counting the stones?'” she recalled Schwartz asking her. “‘Me,” she replied with a laugh. “I’m a Virgo.