Janelle Monae Is Sharp in a Chanel Tuxedo at the 2011 Met Gala

Janelle Monae Clothes Singer Janelle Monae attends the "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2011 in New York City. (Getty Images North America)more pics » Janelle Monae  While the other stars found their froufiest gowns to wear at the  2011 Met Gala, Janelle Monae wasn't about to change up her signature look for some party! She bucked convention and opted for a custom tuxedo-esque outfit by Chanel.

The ensemble consisted of black satin pants, a ruffle neck blouse and corseted cummerbund while a top hat was the finishing touch.

Hollywood has the Oscars, New York has the Met Gala! Each year, the world's most fashionable gather in their finest to toast the industry's epic talents. This year, the gala is in honor of the late Alexander McQueen. A curated selection of his iconic designs are on display until July 31, 2011. The 2011 Met Gala was held on May 2, 2011 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.


The Best and Worst Dressed at the Met Gala 2011
For fashion mavens, there is no event more anticipated than the Met's Costume Institute Gala (well, except for maybe the royal wedding!). But speaking of royals, this year's gala is a tribute to the late Alexander McQueen. See the best and worst dressed fashionistas at the Met Gala 2011!
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