Red Carpet: Celebs Play it Safe at the Costume Institute Gala

1. 050509 Met Gala Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba walked the red carpet with Jason Wu in his strapless beaded blue dress with black tights, a pink clutch and jewels by Van Cleef and Arpels.

2. 050509 Met Gala Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes is polished in a silver pleated Calvin Klein Collection V-neck gown and Fred Leighton diamond and emerald jewelry.

3. 050509 Met Gala Gisele Bundchen

Gisele Bundchen, with husband Tom Brady, wore an exquisite blue Versace minidress with matching blue peep toe booties.

4. 050509 Met Gala Eva Longoria Parker

Eva Longoria Parker, who came with her husband Tony Parker, looked elegant in a black cutout dress by Diane von Furstenberg with jewels by DvF for H. Stern.

5. 050509 Met Gala Thalia

Thalia walks the red carpet with husband Tommy Mottola in a gorgeous strapless turquoise Christian Siriano gown.

6. 050509 Met Gala Rosario Dawson

Rosario Dawson is graceful in a coral Diane von Furstenberg strapless column gown and H.Stern gems.

7. 050509 Met Gala Isabeli Fontana

Brazilian model Isabeli Fontana is bold in a gold sheath dress and matching gold platform mary janes.

8. 050509 Met Gala Carolina Herrera

Designer Carolina Herrera is sophisticated in her own creation - a gunmetal silver fishtail gown.

9. 050509 Met Gala Caroline Trentini

Brazilian model Caroline Trentini is daring in a draped white gown with full sheer sleeves.

10. 050509 Met Gala Helena Christensen

Helena Christensen is girly in a frilly pink Zac Posen mini dress that shouted out to Vogue and red satin heels.