Moda Operandi Offers Spotlight Gowns Worn By Celebrities On Costume Institute Benefit Red Carpet

May 06, 2013, 22:10 ET from Moda Operandi

NEW YORK, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of this evening's Costume Institute Benefit, Moda Operandi will hold a Spotlight event, beginning tomorrow, that will enable women to purchase select looks worn by celebrities on the event's red carpet such as Gisele Bundchen, Kate Bosworth, Emma Watson, Dakota Fanning, Taylor Swift, and Olivia Wilde, among others, and designed by today's most established and vanguard designers.

The looks that will be available to order at include:

Anja Rubik in Anthony Vaccarello.

Gisele Bundchen in Anthony Vaccarello.

Kate Bosworth in a Balmain short body-conscious dress with 3/4-length sleeves and diamond embroideries on pink lurex jacquard.

Kate Mara in a Delpozo short dress with woolen crepe base, heart-shaped neckline and architectural modules.

Indre Rockefeller in a Delpozo bi-color evening dress with draped bodice in navy blue and Klein tulle.

Taylor Swift in a J.Mendel black silk crepe gown with black lace inserts, black chiffon sunburst pleated back and silver-gold embroidered crystal neckline.

Chanel Iman in a J.Mendel black and white striped organza gown with asymmetrical drape.

Wendi Murdoch in a Michael van der Ham black silk chiffon gown with velvet applique, silver hammered metallic bullion and iridescent lurex embroidery.

Carolyn Murphy in a Nina Ricci black embroidered guipure lace dress.

Emma Watson in a Prabal Gurung matte black crepe crossover tie strap gown with high slit.

Elettra Wiedermann in a Prabal Gurung Taroni double-faced satin gown with cape overlay.

Elle Fanning in a Rodarte blue, red and black printed tie-dye silk satin and white 3D double-faced foam gown.

Dakota Fanning in a Rodarte black silk charmeuse and silk tulle gown with nude and gunmetal beaded embroidery.

Olivia Wilde in a Calvin Klein Collection ivory matte satin bandeau dress with black pleat insets.

Constance Jablonski in a Wes Gordon hand-sculpted metal goddess gown.

Christina Ricci in a Vivienne Westwood Couture Collection turquoise silk taffeta McAndrew tartan corset gown.

Spotlight is the second of two extraordinary programs created by Moda Operandi in celebration of the 2013 Costume Institute exhibition, Punk: Chaos to Couture. The first, which was previously announced, is the eagerly anticipated exclusive punk collection that debuted on May 2, 2013. The collection of over 100 items includes new and exclusive pieces by designers such as Balmain, Givenchy, Prabal Gurung, Thom Browne, and Vivienne Westwood; in addition to one-of-a-kind pieces, rare vintage fashion, and art objects.

Punk: Chaos to Couture is made possible by Moda Operandi.

Additional support is provided by Conde Nast.

About Moda Operandi
Founded by Aslaug Magnusdottir and Lauren Santo Domingo, Moda Operandi is the only place to preorder looks straight from the unedited runway collections of the world's top designers—months before they are available anywhere else. Channeling this ethos of discovery, Moda Operandi Boutique offers an expertly curated selection of in-season items from both established and emerging designers worldwide. In homage to the history of couture, Moda Operandi offers a bespoke shopping experience that includes unprecedented access to your favorite designers and hand-selected recommendations from personal stylists. Moda Operandi has established a retail renaissance where the time-honored institution of luxury meets an innovative point of view on fashion. For more information visit

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