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From Katy Perry and Kim Kardashian to Alexa Chung...

The Met Gala is one of the most exciting events on the fashion calendar and sees some of the hottest celebrities step out in the finest fashion creations, with some pretty incredible red carpet results.

Held annually at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Costume Institute Gala has seen quite a few unforgettable moments over the years, and this year will be no exception. The theme? Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art of the In-Between, as set by this year’s exhibition.

Seeing as celebrities always take a theme and run away with it, we can except some real showstoppers on the red carpet, especially as Rei Kawakubo’s designs tend to be innovative and structurally bold.

Past years have included Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik in body armour for 2016’s Manus x Machina theme, and Katy Perry in a daring Moschino gown as a tribute to the China: Through the Looking Glass exhibition.

Back in 2009, the one and only Victoria Beckham stepped out in an ultra-short Marc Jacobs polka dot creation for the Model as Muse ball. Fellow brit Kate Moss made waves in that show-stopping foil-effect one shoulder number with matching turban in 2006, as accompanied by close designer pal Marc Jacobs – an infamous fashion moment most associate with the annual fundraising gala.

In 2005, it was all about high impact dresses with Elle McPherson opting for a for sunny yellow bandeau creation and Sophie Dahl baring all in a black sheer number.

But enough reminiscing. This year, super-stylish attendees who made Ana Wintour’s guestlist included Kylie Jenner, Alexa Chung, Emma Roberts, Gisele Bundchen, a few Victoria’s Secret Angels and Katy Perry to name just a few, and we’ve got our fingers crossed for an apparition from Queen Bey.

Scroll down for a peak at the hottest dresses as they appear on the red carpet…

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