Here’s Who Anna Wintour Would Never Invite Back To The Met Gala

Anna Wintour at the Met Gala

by Katie Rosseinsky |

As Editor-in-chief at US Vogue, Anna Wintour isn't just in charge of one of the most influential glossy fashion bibles in the world - she's also all-powerful when it comes to the guest list for the Met Gala, arguably the most stylish event in any A-lister's calendar.

Affectionately nicknamed the 'fashion Oscars' (though the night itself is actually a charitable function, designed to raise money for the Met's Costume Institute and timed to coincide with the opening of its annual major exhibition, rather than an awards do), the guest list is typically a who's who of everyone who's everyone. As one would expect of such a sought after event, the selection criteria is notoriously secretive - though naturally it helps if you've just made a multi-million endowment to the Met, or maybe netted yourself a handful of Oscars or Grammys. In a recent interview with chat show host and fellow Brit in America James Corden, however, the industry legend had no qualms about revealing who *won't *be receiving an invitation to future galas.

'Anna, you've famously hosted the Met Gala that takes place in Manhattan each year,' Corden said. 'Celebrities are desperate to get a ticket. Who would you never invite back to the Met Gala?'

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Her answer, which came almost instantaneously? 'Donald Trump.'

You might be surprised (or not) to learn that the Trump family haven't always been so firmly out of favour with Wintour: in fact, they have a long history with the Met Gala. The now-president made his debut on the Met steps in the mid-80s, with his then-wife Ivana, and in fact proposed to his third wife Melania at the event in 2004. His daughter Ivanka has also previously attended with her husband Jared Kushner, most memorably added green streaks to her blonde hair in keeping with the punk theme of 2013's *Chaos to Couture *gala.

The White House is yet to respond to Wintour's pointed diss, though given the current commander-in-chief's penchant for missives of 140 characters or less, we can probably expect a Twitter reaction imminently...

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Met Gala 2017 Best Dressed - Grazia

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The woman of the evening, Anna Wintour, arrived to the prestigious event in a sequin gown by Chanel.

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Gisele Bündchen was one of the first to arrive on the red carpet alongside her husband and fellow Gala host, Tom Brady. The supermodel opted for a cut-out gown by Stella McCartney.

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Pharell Williams and wife Helen Lasichanh paid homage to the theme and both donned Comme Des Garçons.

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Clare Danes dressed down in comparison to last year's light-up gown. This time, the actress opted for a ruffled, de-constructed shirt and flared trousers by Monse.

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Anna Wintour's daughter, Bee Shaffer, donned a floral gown by Alexander McQueen.

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Katy Perry undoubtedly steals the media spotlight in a Maison Margiela gown and veil.

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Model Aymeline Valade gave us major outfit envy on the red carpet after opting for a cobalt two-piece by Marni.

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Kylie Jenner opted for a nude embellished gown by Versace.

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Selena Gomez and boyfriend The Weeknd make their red carpet debut together at the Met Gala 2017. Selena wore a custom-made Coach gown by Stuart Vevers.

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Selena Gomez opted for a pink Coach gown for the fashion ceremony.

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Emma Roberts is a girl after our own hearts after channelling old Hollywood glamour. The actress just proved red and pink is spring/summer '17's greatest trend.

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Lily Collins wins hands down for taking the theme seriously. The actress paid sartorial homage to Rei Kawakubo with a blunt bob and tulle gown.

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Girl of the moment, Sofia Richie, opted for a metallic gown by Topshop. The 18-year-old finished the look with jewellery by Messika and a biker jacket draped across her shoulders.

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Fashion's favourite twins did not disappoint. The sisters opted for a vintage take on the theme and donned layers of vintage jewellery, lace and embroidery.

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All throughout the night, 'Where is Rihanna?' has been trending. We think it's pretty clear who won the award for best dressed. The singer opted for a Comme des Garçons dress and custom-made sandals by DSquared2.

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Cara Delevingne donned head-to-toe metallic silver, quite literally. The model-turned-actress opted for an embellished two-piece suit by Chanel.

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Solange Knowles treated the theme with sartorial precision and opted for a quilted jacket by Thom Browne.

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Emily Ratajkowski opted for a a sequinned gown and low pony.

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Zendaya opted for a cold-shoulder gown by Dolce and Gabbana. She finished the look with a coral lip.

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Blake Lively proved she's a pro when it comes to the red carpet as she opted for a gold dress by Atelier Versace.

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Perhaps aware that her ex-boyfriend The Weeknd had brought Selena Gomez to the event, Bella Hadid stepped it up a notch in an Alexander Wang bodysuit.

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Diane Kruger opted for a Prada gown finished with Bulgari jewellery.

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Gigi Hadid opted for a floor-skimming gown by Tommy Hilfiger for the fashion ceremony. She was not joined by boyfriend Zayn Malik after he was spotted in a wheelchair yesterday.

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Hailey Baldwin chose a sweet tulle two-piece by Carolina Herrera. The model finished the look with a Swarovski studded veil custom made by Gigi Burris Millinery.

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Zoë Kravitz channelled the Comme des Garçons aesthetic in a millenial pink Oscar de la Renta gown featuring origami-style pleats.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal donned one of the biggest trends of spring/summer '17, the 'drouser'. The actress opted for a floral print by Marni finished with a bold lip.

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Ruby Rose chose a scallop-effect dress with a sweetheart neckline by Burberry for the prestigious night.

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Brie Larson wore a Chanel gold embellished silk organza top and skirt with feather detailing.

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Lena Dunham wore an extreme oversized Elizabeth Kennedy gown with one shoulder and full skirt.

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Lily Rose Depp looked ever so pretty in a magenta Chanel gown with floral embellishment.

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Madonna took to the red carpet in a camo Moschino gown.

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Chrissy Teigen wowed in a black-and-white floral and embroidered lace gown with semi-sheer train by Marchesa.

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Kim Kardashian kept it simple in a white off-shoulder Vivienne Westwood gown.

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Amy Schumer rocked a black leather-look dress with sweetheart neckline and floral sleeve detailing by Zac Posen.

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