Twitter has some fun with Rihanna's dress, Sarah Jessica Parker's headdress at Met Gala

Among the A-listers who turned up at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday, Rihanna (left) and Sarah Jessica Parker (right) generated the most buzz online. -- PHOTOS: REUTERS, AFP
Among the A-listers who turned up at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday, Rihanna (left) and Sarah Jessica Parker (right) generated the most buzz online. -- PHOTOS: REUTERS, AFP

The Met Gala, New York's glitziest party, inspires some of the boldest fashion choices from the celebrities that trot down its red carpet.

And now, those sartorial risks - some say mistakes - are spawning hilarious dress memes on social media.

Among the A-listers who turned up at the event at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday, Rihanna and Sarah Jessica Parker generated the most buzz online.

Singer Rihanna's majestic yellow robe - by Chinese couture designer Guo Pei - covered little despite blanketing the red carpet. Its giant train has inspired memes ranging from yummy pizza to the yellow brick road in The Wizard of Oz.

Parker's fiery Philip Treacy head dress, meanwhile, was compared to cartoon characters, movie villains and emojis.

Both set the Internet ablaze with memes: