The event, known for its star-studded guest list and extravagant outfits, included pearls, starched collars, and black and white to honour the designer.
The invitation-only fundraiser for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted about 400 guests.
Much of the public's gaze is on the red carpet and the lavish outfits of those in attendance - which last year included Kim Kardashian wearing a $4.8m (£3.84m) rhinestone-studded dress once worn by Marilyn Monroe.
This year, Kardashian wore a Schiaparelli design dripping in pearls, which was designed after a visit last week to the Karl Lagerfeld office in Paris, where she said she was getting "a little inspiration for the Met".
Actresses Priyanka Chopra and Elle Fanning, Brooklyn and Nicola Peltz-Beckham and singer Rita Ora and her husband Taika Waititi also attended.
Choupette was another notable invitee who was not in attendance this year - although pop star Doja Cat and actor Jared Leto both dressed like the feline.
- although pop star Doja Cat and actor Jared Leto both dressed like the feline.