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Check out the newest addition to the fashion iPad app-osphere: Vogue's look behind-the-scenes at the Costume Institute Gala held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Okay, okay, our headline is a little misleading—there isn't actually a standalone Costume Institute Gala app, but the newest edition of Vogue's dedicated iPad app features the most extensive history and coverage of the annual gala you're likely to find anywhere. It features more than 100 photos, eight videos, and five year of exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage.
1. Hannah Thomson/Vogue: Model Gisele Bundchen, wearing a pale pink Versace dress, with her boyfriend football player Tom Brady, wearing a Tom Ford tuxedo, making their grand entrance on the red carpet at the Met’s Costume Institute gala celebrating comic-book superheroes.
2. Michael Lisnet/Vogue: Waiters line the red carpet to the Grand Hall.
3. Mary Hilliard/Vogue: Fashion designer Alexander McQueen seated with actress Sarah Jessica Parker, both wearing tartan McQueen, at the “Anglomania” Gala at the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute in New York.
· The Vogue app, $0.99 at iTunes