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Rihanna in Guo Pei
Easily the star of the show, the singer-songwriter had all eyes on her while she rocked a Guo Pei Haute Couture collection with a dramatic embroidered train that was reminiscent of the robes worn by the Emperors of China.


Gong Li in Roberto Cavalli
The Met Gala 2015 co-chair looked exquisite in a qipao by Roberto Cavalli. The burgundy velvet fabric as well as the lace and embroidery at the back of the gown gave it a modern yet elegant edge.

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Zhang Ziyi in Carolina Herrera
The award-winning actress shone on the red carpet in a qipao-inspired ensemble with full skirt. Is this an indication of what her wedding gown look like, perhaps?


Kate Hudson in Michael Kors
The actress paired her Chinois-chic creation by Michael Kors with an equally elegant topknot and bejewelled hair accessories to match the glittery fabric.

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Bee Shaffer in Alexander McQueen
Being the daughter of a world-famous fashion editor isn’t easy, we think. But Bee here looks like she’s inherited more than her mum’s fashion-centric genes in this custom embroidered gown from Alexander McQueen.

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Marissa Meyer in Oscar de la Renta
The Yahoo CEO upped the style stakes in a red-hot Oscar de la Renta gown with beaded details.