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Here's What Celebrities Wore To The Met Gala In The Early 2000s

What happens at the Met Gala...stays immortalized in red carpet photos.

As the 2018 Met Gala approaches, along with its interesting and probably questionable theme, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” let's take a walk down memory lane with a bunch of stylish lewks from the past decade!

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(But if you want a more recent refresher, check out 2017's, 2016's, and 2015's for your viewing pleasure).

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Anna Wintour brought back some winter wonderland vibes with this all-white ensemble (apart from her iconic sunglasses) and a billowy snowflake-like jacket at its core.

Snow puff, but make it fashion. Christian Dior also helps.
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Snow puff, but make it fashion. Christian Dior also helps.

Diana Ross reached stunning fire engine red goddess levels with a matching bold red lip and pinky flush that showed off her high spirits.

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Our fave twins, Mary Kate and Ashley Olson, served us classic boho princess vibes with matching beachy waves.

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Nicole Kidman stunned in a semi-sheer, full-sparkle Gucci gown and mile-long statement earrings that totally stole the spotlight.

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If you want to recreate some runway- or Met Gala-worthy looks — including our pals at Gucci — check out 20 Looks From The Runway That You Can Get For Less!

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Ashanti served some braided back with her silky gold number and a lovely face of "my skin but better" makeup.

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Natalie Portman's maxi gently floated behind her while she smized for the cameras along with the help of her gorgeous chandelier earrings and chic updo.

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Eva Mendes matched her eyeshadow to the turquoise bodice of her dress and accessorized with a furry shawl, petite purse, and volumized updo.

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Diddy brought on the white and silver tones in his ensemble for a "I'm fresher than you'll ever be" look.

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Diane von Furstenberg wore a lovely starry-night, Lion King-esque gown adorned with a herd of giraffes, because why not?

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Supermodel Karolina Kurkova ditched the sleeves and wore her heart on her dress in a sweeping one-shoulder gown that boldly declared "I love you" to all onlookers.

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Sarah Jessica Parker actually followed the theme and made major impressions with her one-shoulder tartan dress designed by the late Alexandra McQueen — and on his arm, might I add. #cute

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Lucy Liu slayed in her regal gold headpiece, alluring purple gown, and its accompanying ~blooming~ train. Yas kween!

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We already know Rihanna can do just about anything, and before she was emptying our wallets with her Fenty Beauty line, she was bringing Caribbean realness, bejeweled gowns, and netted gloves to NYC.

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Lindsay Lohan brought chic if-Wednesday-Addams-went-to-the-Met-Gala fashion to the red carpet with a ~killer~ smoky eye and fierce gaze to boot.

We're waiting for your makeup line, Linds!!
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We're waiting for your makeup line, Linds!!

Ziyi Zhang is a bonafide goddess in her billowing strapless ballgown that gives "black tie" a whole new and stylish revamp.

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J.Lo served up modern *and* old-timey glitz with a bob of Hollywood waves and a gown I can only best describe as disco-Grecian inspired.

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2008 might not have been Beyoncé's most memorable (or sheer) costume, but Queen Bey was nonetheless a pretty sight in pink and frills.

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Taylor Swift did her "Our Song" music video justice with her signature princess curls, blingy dress, and pink glossy lips.

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Naomi Watts channeled her inner Marilyn Monroe to basically give the late icon a run for her dress-flapping money with a crisp pleated white gown, star-studded centerpiece, and matching sash.

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Rihanna opted for a Dolce & Gabbana power suit with a statement hair sweep, smoky blue liner, and black bow tie. Hello, yes, strut your stuff!

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Blake Lively donned a semi-sheer, one-sleeved deep blue gown with a thigh-high slit that showed off her amazing bod.

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Leighton Meester took a more avant garde approach to her outfit with a quirky, super colorful Louis Vuitton jumpsuit accompanied with sweet, pinned-back curls and darling bow pumps — after all, what's the fun in keeping it safe?

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Kerry Washington went lace-happy with this overall navy and black ensemble — I see you, pop of pink — and BRB, gonna google her heels right now because I'm fascinated by them.

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Kate Moss killed it in her galactic Marc Jacobs one-shoulder caped wonder with matching silver platform heels and satin headband.

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Follow along for BuzzFeed's 2018 Met Gala coverage, but for now, Cole Sprouse and Lilli Reinhart have won my heart. 😍

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