Fashion flashbacks from the Met Gala

As we count down to the red carpet event of the year, we take a look back at all the best looks from the Met Gala over the years.

It's the biggest fashion event of the year.
The Met Gala, formally called the Costume Institute Gala, is an annual fundraiser that pays tribute to the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute in New York City.
The star-studded event marks the beginning of the annual fashion exhibit, so naturally, all the stars bring on their very best.
It's a night not for the little black dress, but for something extravagant. Something daring. Something a little bit 'out there'.
From Nicole Kidman's 'barely there' dress, to Rihanna's yellow, fur-trimmed cape with a train that required the help of at least three men.
As we count down to 2016's highly-anticipated event, we take a look back at the best weird and wonderful looks from past years.
Click through the gallery for the fashion journey that is the Met Gala.

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