The Most Dramatic Met Ball Looks of All Time

If you’re anything like us, you’ve been counting down the days to the Met Ball. With only one day left to wait, we couldn’t resist rounding up the most jaw-dropping looks from Met Galas past, from over-the-top headgear—read: Sarah Jessica Parker’s mohawk headdress and Anna Dello Russo’s egg fascinator—to Beyonce’s ombré feather train. Click through to relive the past and prime yourself for tomorrow’s epic show.

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WHO: Anna Winour
YEAR: 2008
THEME: Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy
WEAR: Karl Lagerfeld
?WHY: It’s no floral sheath.

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WHO: Madonna
YEAR: 2013
THEME: Punk: Chaos to Couture
WEAR: Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci
?WHY: No pants, no problem.

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WHO: Karolina Kurkova
YEAR: 2008
THEME: Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy
WEAR: Victor & Rolf
?WHY: Because we love you too, Kurkova.

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WHO: Miley Cyrus
YEAR: 2013
THEME: Punk: Chaos to Couture
WEAR: Marc Jacobs
?WHY: She was one of the few to get the punk theme right.

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WHO: Sarah Jessica Parker
YEAR: 2013
THEME: Punk: Chaos to Couture
WEAR: Giles Deacon
?WHY: All other head accessories (and there were a lot) paled in comparison.

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WHO: Beyonce
YEAR: 2012
THEME: Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations
WEAR: Givenchy
?WHY: That ombré feather train!

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WHO: Kate Moss
YEAR: 2009
THEME: Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations
WEAR: Marc Jacobs
?WHY: Gold turban. Enough said.

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WHO: Katy Perry
YEAR: 2013
THEME: Punk: Chaos to Couture
WEAR: Dolce & Gabbana
?WHY: She crowned herself Queen of the Met Ball.

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WHO: Florence Welch
YEAR: 2012
THEME: Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations
WEAR: Alexander McQueen
?WHY: The ultimate twirling dress.

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WHO: Katie Holmes
YEAR: 2008
THEME: Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy
WEAR: Armani
?WHY: Suri picked her outfit.

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WHO: Nicole Richie
YEAR: 2013
THEME: Punk: Chaos to Couture
WEAR: Topshop
?WHY: Granny gone chic.

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WHO: Rihanna
YEAR: 2011
THEME: Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty
WEAR: Stella McCartney
?WHY: We’re suckers for an illusion panel.

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WHO: Elle Fanning
YEAR: 2013
THEME: Punk: Chaos to Couture
WEAR: Rodarte
?WHY: One word: tie-dye.

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WHO: Anna Dello Russo
YEAR: 2011
THEME: Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty
WEAR: Alexander McQueen
?WHY: She made an egg hat look stylish.

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WHO: Anja Rubik
YEAR: 2013
THEME: Punk: Chaos to Couture
WEAR: Anthony Vaccarello
WHY: The definition of a femme fatale.

Which look do you think was the most shocking? Let us know in the comments below!?