Designer Gowns for GAP


What do Kirsten Dunst, Kerry Washington and Jessica Alba have in common? All three hit the Met Ball red carpet outfitted in Gap. Well, sort of!
Gap sponsored the Met ball this year as Gap’s designer Patrick Robinson paired up with CFDA/Vogue fashion fund winners; Alexander Wang, Rodarte, Sophie Theallet, and Thakoon to create 8 red carpet looks for the event.
Kirsten Dunst hit the red carpet in a Rodarte for Gap wearing a white one-shoulder gown with an embroidered chiffon skirt. Kerry Washington wowed us in a Thakoon for Gap in a red draped dress perfectly complimented with bronze accessories. Jessica Alba brought back old Hollywood Glamour donned in in a Sophie Theallet for GAP dress, House of Lavande jewels, Ferragamo sandals and clutch. Other designer and celebrity muse pairings included: • Alexander Wang for Gap: MIA and Zoe Kravitz; • Rodarte for Gap: Jamie Bochert • Thakoon for Gap: Riley Keough • Sophie Theallet for Gap: and Vera Farmiga.
Have a favorite? The silent auction will be offered at
from May 4-31, 2010. Bidders can log on to www.gap.com/gownauction to see each dress take shape from sketch to reality while learning more about the designers and their inspirations for each piece. All proceeds from the auction will be donated by Gap to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in support of The Costume Institute.