Met Gala: Amber Heard in Emilio Pucci

Posted on May 08, 2013

Amber Heard attends the 2013 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in a custom Emilio Pucci red chantilly lace gown with red sheer point d’esprit panels and ruby red crystal and scarlet bead embroidery accessorized with an Emilio Pucci red stingray studded minaudiĆØre and Pomellato jewelry.



[Photo Credit: Getty]

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  • Ech no

  • She looks gorgeous. Not terribly punk-y, but she still looks gorgeous, nonetheless. I love that there’s enough sheer to be sexy, but not trashy.

  • “Yeah I’m Johnny Depp’s girlfriend! YOU WANNA MAKE SOMETHING OF IT?!?!”

    • She is? Aw, that means she broke up with her girlfriend. I loved them together šŸ™

      • Me too, it’s a total bummer. It’s also sad that his ten-year partnership ended.

    • MoHub

      Isn’t she young enough to be his daughter?

      • formerlyAnon

        It’s only a 23-ish year gap.
        Which, unless she is very smart in a way that catches his fancy & she has mild daddy issues, means that it won’t last.

  • SewingSiren

    Hard core.

  • MarissaLG

    She looks very pretty and the dress looks great on her, but that’s really all I have to say about it. To me, that means that this look kind of missed the mark. She should have worn something worth talking about.

  • I almost can’t see the dress because of the carpet.

  • I hate the hair because it hides some of the details of the dress and it makes it look uneven. Her face looks so soft and pretty it makes me want to take a nap on it (no, I don’t mean anything sexual). The dress, all in all, is cute, it suits her and it flatters her but it is as pank as a night at the opera.

  • Stunning girl, wearing a dress the exact color of the carpet.

  • She looks pretty, but I barely recognized her. She looks like Scarlett Johansson’s little sister, which is not bad after all.

  • MoHub

    She’s melting into the carpet!

    “I’m melting! I’m melting! What a world!”

  • madge


  • Deb_Lynn

    Can her stylist teach Gwyneth Paltrow’s stylist how to do sheer? This has sheer thigh panels too, but they aren’t 14 inches wide…

    • And you don’t know all of her “business” because of the sheer panels.

  • Why don’t I like this? She is perfectly lovely, but it’s feeling too much like a living, breathing Valentine and less like a sexy siren, which is what she was likely going for.

  • decormaven

    Stylists, pay attention! When a floor-length dress matches the color of the RC, it’s an automatic fail in my book. She’s just a tall column of red with some lace landing strips.

  • VeryClaire

    Red lace and sequins is always going to be ugly. Always. It should just stop now.

  • gdougs

    I’m over the Met Gala at this point..

    • There’s no such thing! I love this stuff. šŸ™‚

      • gdougs

        So do I! Which I think is why I’m so over it; I felt like a lot of the dresses were disappointing and I expected better..

        I blame it on the pressures of Anna Wintour haha

  • Not punk. But I want that purse for shopping in crowded Christmas malls.

  • I think she looks amazing. Love the dress, love the fit, and the accessories. I don’t even care that it matches the carpet, it’s beautiful.

  • kaycem

    the met gala was so boring this year.

  • Beardslee


  • MilaXX

    pretty dress, but after seeing Miley it’s a huge letdown.
    Can I also go on record at being disappointed that NO male celebs even made a half hearted attempt? At this point I would take Johnny Depp doing his Keith Richard’s drag.

    • mjude

      agree & THANK YOU for the male celebs comment!

    • formerlyAnon

      I was wondering if there were any. From what I saw, not.

      I saw a photo of Andrew Bevan? (who’s fashion industry I think, but not a celeb, at least not to middle America) in a very printed suit, and some glimpses of guys wearing hats (that might or might have been trying to reference something sort of punk-ish, maybe and landed on post-punk or rockabilly?) and a few in jackets incorporating or made of cheetah print, but nothing riveting. Debbie Harry was photographed with 2 men I didn’t recognize, but who were her contemporaries. One wore a CBGB t-shirt under his suit and the other had a mildly flashy jacket.

      ETA: Oh, I forgot. Somebody, Marc Jacobs, maybe? Or Zac Posen, one of them, came in tennies and a polka dot suit.

      • MilaXX

        Correction it was Marc Jacobs. Tom Ford came with a model.

      • MilaXX

        Bevan looks more club kid than punk, but not a bad effort.

  • crash1212

    Wonder how many times she got her ‘minaudiĆØre’ stuck in her lace.

    • 3boysful

      Seriously. I think that’s the “punk” part of this look.

  • carnush

    Looks like everyone thought that a spiky clutch would be ‘punk’ enough.

    • Or a spiky belt. Or a spiky headband. But yeah, even those who tried took the easy way out.

  • flamingoNW

    Nice from the back, blah from the front.

  • frannyprof

    No. And I am so bugged that the ladystars think holding a studded clutch somehow makes their look punk. Yes, just a suggestion, etc., but if you’re going to make some sort of assent to the theme, just DO IT!!!! Stop being so half-assed about it! Okay, need to break for lunch.

  • 3boysful

    Well, if I got to go to the Met Gala, and someone made me wear red lace and sequins (stylist evidently thought theme was “brothel”), albeit by Pucci, I sure as hell would’ve insisted they score me some larger carat diamonds in my ears.

  • Point d’esprit? Is that what we are calling polka dot tulle these days? Anyway, it’s not my favourite addition to a dress.

  • Pretty but it kind of looks like an ice skating outfit….

  • ojosazules

    Tacky dress.

  • Janet B

    Not the right dress for the venue.
    One of the prettiest red lace dresses I’ve seen.

  • formerlyAnon


  • I think she got the draft invitation hyping the bordello theme by mistake … tsk, tsk, Ms. Wintour.

  • Tracy_Flick

    Somewhere on the spectrum between Vegas Showgirl and Best Drag of the Eighties. Dated, overdone, and not in the least bit punk.

  • Corsetmaker

    She’s too conventional looking to make an edgier look work. She was right not to try.

  • Qitkat

    Tacky vs pretty? I’ll go with stunning. Not punk, but a lovely use of red lace. Too bad it matches the carpet.

  • I like her as a brunette. The clutch is killing it. The dress is ok.

  • BrooklynBomber

    couldn’t’a said it any better.

  • Annie Lure

    Too ornate for my taste. Can’t say it addresses the theme.

  • quiltrx

    This is probably the only venue ever where I would proclaim this ‘boring’…but I do.

  • Donna Tabor

    You just know she spent the entire evening untangling those spikes from her dress.

    She looks gorgeous. Too bad there’s not the merest suggestion of punk, once she lays her clutch down.

  • She looks gorgeous, but I feel like there is something slightly off. It took me a second, but I think it’s the color of the dress. I think that red works on most everyone and Amber can wear anything, but having said that, it looks semi-matronly to me despite the shade of red and lace cut outs. I think it’s the combination and if we saw this in a fresher or more bright color, it may have opened her up to one of the better dressed of the night. Right now, it’s pretty, but bleh.

  • drdarke

    It’s not remotely punk, but Amber Heard totally rocks that dress. She looks like The Bad Girl in an incongruously Technicolor film noir – that’s a compliment.

  • Imasewsure

    She looks lovely… another missed opportunity but she is beautiful… Here’s hoping everyone who brought one of those stupid stud purses DID NOT GET A GOODY BAG!! Sick of that boring S already!!

  • akprincess72

    So is EVERYONE doing the side-butt now? Ugh, dislike this trend…

  • jetpackdino

    The dress is okay, the Mall Hair is annoying. She should have just worn it up.

  • kathrineb

    Not ‘punk’ and I don’t like it!