Before the Charles James 'Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala takes place on 5 May, it's worth remembering just how daring the A-list can be with their dress choices. Statement-making? You bet. It's the fashion industry's most prestigious event, after all
Though she's not the only one to choose a dress with a long train and a spot of sparkle. In recent years there's been a trend for tulle, sequins and serious ruffles. Oh, and capes? They're a big deal at the Met. (Former Vogue editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley proved he was king of the style in 2007.)
As the Charles James exhibit is all about celebrating couture, we can expect styles to be just as grand, but they'll have an elegant twist in 2014.
With Kim Kardashian, Lupita Nyong'o, Margot Robbie and Zoe Saldana amongst the stars on the guestlist, the red carpet style is set to be better than ever.
Want a taste for the kind of dresses we'll be seeing? Flick through the pictures below to see some of the craziest fashion moments from Met Galas gone by.
Five things you definitely need to know before the Met Gala 2014:
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