Linda Evangelista and Kyle MacLachlan looked sultry in ebony in 1996.
Julianne Moore held hands with her boyfriend, director/producer Bart Freundlich in 1998.
In 2001, Stephanie Seymour Brant and Peter Brant posed together.
Anna Wintour and Shelby Bryan dressed up for the event in 2005.
Elle Macpherson and Arpad Busson got kissy at the 2005 event.
Model Claudia Schiffer looked lovingly at her fiancé, magician David Copperfield, at the Met Gala in 1998.
Iman and David Bowie donned menswear attire on the 2007 red carpet.
Musicians Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown got cozy in 1999.
Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell hit the red carpet together in 2011.
David Lauren and Lauren Bush held hands at the gala in 2007.
Tommy Hilfiger had his wife Dee Ocleppo by his side.
David Bowie and Iman were glam at the Met Gala in 2003.
Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng embraced at the 2006 Met Gala.
Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z posed on the red carpet in 2011.
Nancy and Henry Kissinger attended the gala in 1990.
Fashion blogger Elizabeth Cordry and Anna Wintour's son Charlie Shaffer attended the Met Gala.
David Lauren and Lauren Bush arrived on the red carpet in 2010.
Harry Connick Jr. and Jill Goodacre made a sexy pair in 2006.
Paul W.S. Anderson and Milla Jovovich enjoyed themselves on the 2011 red carpet.
Mick Jagger was accompanied by partner L'Wren Scott.
Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg were stylin' in 2007.
David Lauren and Lauren Bush attended the 2008 event.
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and Adrienne Armstrong made an edgy pair in 2006.
La La Anthony and Carmelo Anthony made a hot couple.
Angie Harmon and Jason Seahorn made a sleek pair at the Met Gala in 2001.
A pregnant Christy Turlington glowed alongside Edward Burns in 2008.
Funny pair Leslie Mann and Judd Apatow attended the Met Gala in style.
Harvey Weinstein and Georgina Chapman got close in 2006.
Musician Billy Joel and now-ex-wife Katie Lee Joel hit the 2008 red carpet side by side.
Karen Elson and Jack White were standouts at the 2009 gala.
David Lauren and Lauren Bush flashed their pearly whites in 2009.
L'Wren Scott and Mick Jagger enjoyed themselves in 2011.
Caroline Kennedy and Edwin Schlossberg radiated at the 2001 Met Gala.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Diana Taylor arrived at the 2011 Met Gala.
Kelly Osbourne kept close to Matthew Mosshart.
Lily Aldridge attended with husband Caleb Followill.