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For fashion fanatics, the Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art—AKA the Met Gala—is the end all and be all of red carpets. Sure, the Oscars are lovely. And the Cannes Film Festival is fabulous. But it's at the Met where celebrities really let loose and have fun with what they're wearing.

Each year there is a theme, ranging from technology to punk, and designers get to dress their muses accordingly. From Rihanna to Beyonce, 2011 to 2016, here are the most magnificent Met Ball gowns. Trust us when we say you won't want to miss a single one.