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How Superheroes Have Influenced Fashion

We got so caught up thinking about the Costume Institute gala and its red carpet, we almost forgot that it's honoring a new exhibit about superheroes.

Amy Winehouse, Amusement Axed From Met Gala

Organizers of the Costume Institute's annual spring gala hosted by Anna Wintour have stopped an Amy Winehouse performance for this year. It's probably because she really does need rehab.

Amy Winehouse to Perform at Wintour's Big Gala?

Amy Winehouse may perform at the Met's Annual Costume Institute Gala on May 5. A rep from the Metropolitan Museum of Art confirmed that Winehouse is one of a number of guests being considered for the slot.

Are Anna Wintour and Europe Slowly Going to War?

You know what? We're just going to go ahead and say it: Clearly some Europeans are hinting at war with Vogue editor Anna Wintour. Yesterday we learned Giorgio Armani said he was "indifferent" to her Bobness while he was standing onstage right next to her during a press conference for the Costume Institute Gala's "Superheroes" exhibit.

Anna Wintour Continues to Wear This One Prada Dress

This morning in Milan, the Met's Costume Institute held a press conference on its upcoming … oh, whatever, doesn't matter, it's something about superheroes. What matters is that Her Vogueness Anna Wintour attended, wearing the bright little Prada number pictured above. Cute, but is that not the exact same Prada dress she wore twice in weeks past at Armani Privé and Peter Som? Why, yes, yes, it is. If it works for Anna, then we suppose Anna can work it all she wants.

Video Report: Mingling With Celebs at the Costume Institute Red Carpet

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If you didn't make it to the red carpet for last night's Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, boy, do we have some good news for you. New York's intrepid party reporter Jada Yuan was there, and we've got her on video admiring the outfits, chatting with celebs, and learning that Harry Connick Jr. knows little about fashion and Christina Ricci knows even less about her date. Watch Jada's report; it's almost like being there — but with no need to get dressed up. Video From the Costume Institute Gala [NYM]