08/05/2012 07:52 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Met Gala 2012: Ladies In Black

Black was the dress colour of choice at the Met Gala last night, with the likes of Rihanna and Renee Zellweger choosing to wear the classic shade with minimal makeup and swept-back updos on the star-studded red carpet.

met-gala Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Cate Blanchett, Rihanna. Photos: Getty Images

However, the leading ladies proved that all-black doesn't have to be boring. Case in point: