We saw tons of veteran Met Gala attendees on the red carpet Monday night in NYC — from Sarah Jessica Parker and Gisele Bündchen to Diane Kruger and Beyoncé — but there were a handful of stars that took their first trips up the famous red staircase this year. Lupita Nyong'o and Anna Kendrick might be more obvious first-timers, but can you believe that Monday was Rachel McAdams's, Reese Witherspoon's, and Ryan Reynolds's first time at the event? And though we're sure Sean Penn has snuck into a Met Gala or two over the years, it's pretty shocking to see the iconic actor on the red carpet looking all dolled up next to girlfriend Charlize Theron for the first time. Keep reading to see all the fashion and film stars who made their debuts on the Met Gala red carpet this year.
You Never Forget Your First Time: See All the Met Gala Newbies