Met Gala Glamour: Charles James-Inspired Décor

While Anna Wintour and her celebrity guests are prepping for the red carpet, we're getting inspired to shop.

Tonight's the night! The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens its latest Costume Institute exhibition, Charles James: Beyond Fashion, which celebrates the legendary 20th-century Anglo-American couturier Charles James. The exhibition will explore his design techniques, process, and innovations. But, we simply can't wait to see what the stars wear down the red carpet (or staircase shall we say)! We're guessing, from James's famous use of silks and satins, the scene will be akin to Cecil Beaton's famous 1948 Vogue photograph (above). To pay homage to the great designer, we've rounded up the best and most luxurious items to add into your décor. Go ahead: add some Met Gala glamour into your every day.

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 Glossy Cushion Cover, $6, H&M Home Silk Shantung Window Panel, From $198, Serena & Lily  Cartouche Ceiling Medallion, $48, Anthropologie
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 Watch Hill Club Chair, $5235, Ralph Lauren Home  Evalina Chandelier in Butler's Silver, $5700, Ralph Lauren Home Muuto & Thomas Bentzen's Elevated Vase, $145, A+R Store
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 Regent Bench, $1750, Jonathan Adler  Brigitte Large Chest, $1808, Clayton Gray   Glossy Cushion Cover, $6, H&M Home
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Emilia Light Blue Table Lamp, $374, Layla Grace  Satin Trianon Vice Versa Pillow, $225, Calypso St. Barth  Pavilion Dinner Plate, $38, Oscar de la Renta
 Charles James: Beyond Fashion is on exhibition at the Met from May 8th to August 10th.
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