26 Stars Who Had Their Very First Met Gala Experience This Year

Monday night's Met Gala brought out tons of veterans — including Sarah Jessica Parker, Diane Kruger, Anne Hathaway, and, of course, event chair Anna Wintour — as well as a few total newbies who marked their very first time walking the infamous staircase and attending the high-profile dinner. Can you believe that Ansel Elgort, Joe Manganiello, and Yahoo! President Marissa Meyer have never been part of the fun? Empire's Taraji P. Henson and Amal Clooney also attended the soiree for the first time, as did the newly engaged Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs, who had the look of love while posing for photos together. Keep reading to see all the fashion and film stars who made their debuts on the Met Gala red carpet this year.

Jack O'Connell
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Jack O'Connell

Domhnall Gleeson
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Domhnall Gleeson

Taraji P. Henson
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Taraji P. Henson

Lorde and Ellie Goulding
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Lorde and Ellie Goulding