Fashion’s biggest red carpet event returns as the annual Met Gala returns to New York City on Monday evening. This year’s extravaganza is influenced by the punk rock theme, coinciding with with Costume Institute’s “PUNK: Chaos to Couture” exhibit. Known as the fashion industry’s most glamorous and star-studded nights of the year, celebrities, models, tastemakers and fashionistas all graced the red carpet in their best-dressed.

Mother-to-be Kim Kardashian arrived in a flower-print dress by Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy. Kanye West, who’s set to perform at the event, accompanied his girlfriend in a black Givenchy tuxedo. Beyoncé caught everyone’s eyes with a jaw-dropping black and gold Givenchy gown, while sister Solange Knowles caught photographers attention in a blue ensemble made by Kenzo. New York sports teams were represented as NY Giants Victor Cruz and NY Knicks Amar’e Stoudemire appeared with their respective beaus. Nicki Minaj posed for camera’s with frizzled blonde hair and a navy dress, as Alicia Keys shimmered with a black and red ensemble.

Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Miguel, Rita Ora, Gwen Stefani, Katy Perry, Florence Welch, Miley Cyrus, Jessica Alba, and Pharrell were also spotted entering tonight’s event.

Catch photos from the red carpet arrivals below……

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