Costume Gala Pictures

100 Unforgettable Met Gala Pictures

100 Unforgettable Met Gala Pictures

The annual Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala takes place this evening! Like in years past, 2013's ball is sure to be full of famous faces and daring fashions. Adding to the star-studded excitement, this year's ball celebrates the opening of the Met's Punk: Chaos to Couture exhibit and will be cohosted by Anna Wintour and Givenchy's Riccardo Tisci.

Before the red carpet starts, we're looking back at memorable moments from the fashionable event in years past. Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady are always the hottest duo on the carpet, though they get plenty of competition from fashion fans like Gwyneth Paltrow, Blake Lively, Beyoncé, and more. Click through to see all the amazing ensembles and star-studded glamour of Met Galas past.

Don't forget you can watch the Met Gala red carpet live tonight, at 7 p.m. EDT/4 p.m. PDT on — and be sure to check POPSUGAR tonight for all the latest on the 2013 event!

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