Fashion's big night is finally here!

Once a year, style dorks and celeb-watchers alike get to take in the fashion extravaganza that is the Met Gala. With A-listers like Beyonce (the event's honorary chair!) and Gwyneth Paltrow and industry heavyweights like Anna Wintour and Gisele Bundchen dressed in their most adventurous ensembles, there's always plenty to feast your eyes on.

The event, which kicks off the Metropolitan Museum of Art's yearly Costume Institute exhibit, is themed "Punk: Chaos to Couture," so we're already expecting an ode to Vivienne Westwood and Jean Paul Gaultier. Of course, with the Met Gala, it's the unexpected that's more exciting -- like Beyonce's fashionably late arrival in a gorgeous, sheer Givenchy number last year.

So will this year's shindig top last year's? Check out our continually updated slideshow and see for yourselves.

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  • Beyoncé


  • Sarah Jessica Parker

    In a headpiece by Phillip Treacy and dress by Giles Deacon

  • Kim Kardashian

    in Riccardo Tisci

  • Madonna

    In Givenchy and Casadei shoes

  • Cameron Diaz

    In Stella McCartney

  • Jessica Biel

    In Giambattista Valli

  • Miley Cyrus

    In Marc Jacobs

  • Anne Hathaway

    In Valentino

  • Taylor Swift

    J. Mendel

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    Christian Dior and Brian Atwood shoes

  • Gwen Stefani

    Maison Martin Margiela dress and Fred Leighton jewelry

  • Katy Perry

    In Dolce & Gabbana

  • Kelly Osbourne

  • Alison Williams

    In Altuzarra

  • Jennifer Lopez

  • Kristen Stewart

  • Katie Holmes

    In Calvin Klein

  • Katie Holmes

    In Calvin Klein

  • Ginnifer Goodwin

    In Tory Burch

  • Carey Mulligan

    In Balenciaga, Tiffany & Co. jewelry

  • Beyoncé

    In Givenchy

  • Miranda Kerr

    Michael Kors dress, Tabitha Simmons shoes, Cartier jewels, Christian Louboutin purse.

  • Florence Welch


  • Gisele Bundchen

  • Gwyneth Paltrow

    in Valentino Couture

  • Kirsten Dunst


  • Alicia Keys

  • Nicole Richie

    In Topshop

  • Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Calvin Klein

  • Ashley Greene

    Marchesa gown with Harry Winston jewels

  • Emma Watson

    In Prabal Gurung

  • Rooney Mara

    In Givenchy

  • Elizabeth Banks

    Atelier Versace dress with Brian Atwood shoes and Kara Ross jewels

  • Ashley Olsen

    Vintage Dior

  • Mary-Kate Olsen

    Vintage Chanel

  • Lena Dunham and Erdem Moralioglu

    Dunham wears Erdem Moralioglu

  • Sofia Coppola and Marc Jacobs

    Coppola wears Marc Jacobs Jacobs wears Commes des Garçons

  • Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson

    Kruger wears Chanel Haute Couture

  • Jessica Alba

    Tory Burch dress, Jack Vartanian jewelry, Christian Louboutin shoes

  • Julianne Hough

    In Topshop

  • Christina Ricci

    Vivienne Westwood gown, Casadei shoes, Ferragamo bag, Harry Winston jewelry

  • Julianne Moore


  • Diane Von Furstenberg

  • Aubrey Plaza

    Marios Schwab dress with Barbara Bui heels

  • Coco Rocha

    In Emanuel Ungaro by Fausto Puglisi

  • Kylie Minogue

    In Moschino

  • Kerry Washington

    In Vera Wang

  • Elle Fanning


  • Rose Huntington-Whitely


  • Kate Bosworth

  • Sienna Miller


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