20 Most Unforgettable Met Gala Dresses Ever

While the world waits for the 2021 Met Gala, which is postponed to September, let's take a look back at 20 of the most iconic looks in Met Gala history.

1. Lady Gaga (2019)

Gaga is no stranger to dramatic outfits. The pop sensation hit the red carpet in a billowing Brandon Maxwell gown with a troupe of umbrella carriers.

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2. Cardi B (2019)

Designed by Thom Browne, Cardi B's giant oxblood red dress was head-turning. The ruby encrusted on the breastplate alone cost $50,000.

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3. Celine Dion (2019)

Songstress Celine Dion ruled the red carpet in a shimmering Oscar de la Renta gown.

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4. Gwen Stefani (2019)

Singer Gwen Stefani looked stunning in the jewel-encrusted Moschino bodysuit and faux fur coat.

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5. Princess Diana (1996)

Princess Diana's only appearance at the Met Gala was unforgettable. She exuded elegance in a navy silk floor-length Dior dress.

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6. Scarlett Johansson (2004)

Wearing a classic yellow silk Calvin Klein gown, Scarlett Johansson was a film and fashion star on the rise.

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7. Rihanna (2015)

At the 2015 Met Gala themed China: Through The Looking Glass, Rihanna dominated the red carpet in a yellow fur-trimmed cape designed by Guo Pei.

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8. Jennifer Lopez (2015)

Jennifer Lopez's daring look was completed with a Versace red beaded gown.

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9. Amal Clooney (2018)

The high-profile attorney attended the 2018 Met Gala with her husband George Clooney. Her show-stopping floral strapless gown was designed by Richard Quinn.

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10. Katy Perry (2019)

To embrace the theme of Camp, pop icon Katy Perry walked onto the red carpet in an over-the-top Moschino chandelier dress.

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11. Beyonce (2016)

The ever-stylish pop queen blessed the 2016 Met Gala red carpet in a gorgeous latex Givenchy dress.

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12. Elle Macpherson (2005)

The Australian model paired her chartreuse Calvin Klein dress with casual flip-flops, and it was a look.

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13. Gigi Hadid (2018)

The American model's stained-glass-inspired Versace dress was truly a piece of art.

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14. Ariana Grande (2018)

Iconic singer Ariana Grande made her debut at the 2018 Met Gala in an ethereal Vera Wang gown.

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15. Zendaya (2017)

Covered with vivid tropical colors, Zendaya's Dolce & Gabbana gown was an eye-catcher on the red carpet.

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16. Blake Lively (2018)

Actress Blake Lively stole the show in a deep ruby red Versace gown, which took over 600 hours to make.

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17. Ashley Olsen (2013)

Fashion designer Ashely Olson lit up the red carpet in a vintage orange Dior dress.

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18. Miley Cyrus (2013)

Singer Miley Cyrus embraced her Punk spirit in a body-hugging fishnet dress by Marc Jacobs.

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19. Reese Witherspoon (2017)

The A-list actress looked stunning in an asymmetrical blue and black gown by Mugler.

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20. Sarah Jessica Parker (2013)

Actress Sarah Jessica Parker went for a subversive mohawk and a Giles Deacon gown in order to honor the theme of punk.

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