It's the event where President Trump proposed to Melania, and Taylor Swift danced her way into a romance with Tom Hiddleston.
Traditionally held on the first Monday in May, the evening brings together the biggest names in entertainment, fashion and politics for one night of revelry in NY, which this year unfolds on May 7.
Before the stars descend on the Met's steps, learn more about the annual event.
This will be Amal's second Met Gala.
The entrance to the Metropolitan Museum of Art will once again be transformed into a runway.
'The Met Gala never disappoints, ' she shared. After exploring the theme "Manus X Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology" in 2016, then paying homage to Rei Kawakubo in 2017, the Costume Institute's spring exhibition is this year inspired by the links between fashion and Christian imagery. Yet, either incarnation would be entirely apt for the unique dress code.
Princess Diana made her one and only appearance at the Met Ball in 1996, three months after her divorce with Prince Charles was announced. Wintour has final say over every attendee, and celebrities from A-list entertainers to political heavyweights mingle together at the event.
Even though Yu has just flown in overnight from Shanghai to meet Vogue in a studio in deepest East London (equipped with a vanity bag of sleep masks, Chanel serums and tech facial devices), the discombobulating change of scenery and time zones does not sway her to divulge secrets about what she will be wearing on Monday night. There were so many people there-it took forever to find them!
Before hitting the red carpet, Giuliana Rancic will return to her hosting duties alongside Jason Kennedy for a special Met Gala 2018 edition of E!