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Look | See What They Were Wearing on the Met Gala Red Carpet

On Monday night, stars made their way up the Metropolitan Museum's red-carpeted stairs to attend The Costume Institute's annual gala.

Chelsea Clinton, Donald Trump, Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Beyoncé, David Byrne, Kanye West, Lana Del Rey, Janelle Monáe, Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Sofia Vergara, Amy Poehler, Tim Tebow, Taio Cruz and Amare Stoudemire were among those spotted on the red carpet.

It was no surprise that some of the stars wore Prada to the ball, in honor of the theme for this year's Costume Institute exhibition, "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations."

The exhibition, which opens to the public on Thursday, juxtaposes pieces made by the iconic Italian designers Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada. The idea behind the show, according to the museum, came from a piece Miguel Covarrubias did for Vanity Fair in the 1930s, called "Impossible Interviews."

See photos from Monday night's red carpet gala below.

Actress and fashionista Chloe Sevigny wore a seriously reflective black dress covered in circular mirrors on the red carpet.
Actress and fashionista Chloe Sevigny wore a seriously reflective black dress covered in circular mirrors on the red carpet. ( Dimitrios Kambouris )
Rihanna wore Tom Ford to the gala but said she would be designing her own clothes soon.
Rihanna wore Tom Ford to the gala but said she would be designing her own clothes soon. ( Timothy A. Clary/AFP )
Actress Sarah Jessica Parker went to the ball with Valentino Garavani, who designed her taffeta gown.
Actress Sarah Jessica Parker went to the ball with Valentino Garavani, who designed her taffeta gown. ( Larry Busacca )
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and his wife, Brazilian fashion model Gisele Bündchen, on the red carpet.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and his wife, Brazilian fashion model Gisele Bündchen, on the red carpet. ( Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art/BFAnyc.com )
January Jones, who plays Betty Draper in 'Mad Men,' said on the red carpet she leaned towards avant garde dresses when she got the chance. She wore Cartier and Versace on Monday night.
January Jones, who plays Betty Draper in 'Mad Men,' said on the red carpet she leaned towards avant garde dresses when she got the chance. She wore Cartier and Versace on Monday night. ( Dimitrios Kambouris )
Singer Solange Knowles also wore yellow to the Met gala. Her jewelry is by Jennifer Fisher.
Singer Solange Knowles also wore yellow to the Met gala. Her jewelry is by Jennifer Fisher. ( Singer Solange Knowles also wore yellow to the Met gala. Her jewelry is by Jennifer Fisher. )
The night was at least in part dedicated to Italian designer Miuccia Prada. Objects and accessories she designed from the late 1980s to the present are part of the new Costume Institute show.
The night was at least in part dedicated to Italian designer Miuccia Prada. Objects and accessories she designed from the late 1980s to the present are part of the new Costume Institute show. ( Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art/BFAnyc.com )
Mick Jagger, of The Rolling Stones, and fashion designer L'Wren Scott also attended the gala.
Mick Jagger, of The Rolling Stones, and fashion designer L'Wren Scott also attended the gala. ( Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art/BFAnyc.com )
'Downton Abbey' actress Michelle Dockery also made an appearance.
'Downton Abbey' actress Michelle Dockery also made an appearance. ( Dimitrios Kambouris )
Laura Carmichael, who plays another Crawley sister in 'Downton Abbey,' was also at the gala.
Laura Carmichael, who plays another Crawley sister in 'Downton Abbey,' was also at the gala.
Italian fashion designer Donatella Versace.
Italian fashion designer Donatella Versace. ( Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art/BFAnyc.com )
Model Coco Rocha got her hair done match her outfit.
Model Coco Rocha got her hair done match her outfit. ( Larry Busacca )
Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue. This marked the 15th year she co-chaired the Costume Institute Benefit.
Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue. This marked the 15th year she co-chaired the Costume Institute Benefit. ( Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art/BFAnyc.com )
Wintour's dress included a lobster made of jewels.
Wintour's dress included a lobster made of jewels. ( Dimitrios Kambouris )
Being a new mom didn't stop singer Beyoncé Knowles from coming to the Met ball in Givenchy.
Being a new mom didn't stop singer Beyoncé Knowles from coming to the Met ball in Givenchy. ( Timothy A. Clary/AFP )
Actress Elizabeth Banks went for patterns -- lots of them -- at this year's gala.
Actress Elizabeth Banks went for patterns -- lots of them -- at this year's gala. ( Dimitrios Kambouris )
English actress Carey Mulligan in shimmering scales.
English actress Carey Mulligan in shimmering scales. ( Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art/BFAnyc.com )
Actress and comedian Amy Poehler wore a black-feathery dress made by the New York designer Fotini, while her husband Will Arnett wore, "what is known as a tuxedo."
Actress and comedian Amy Poehler wore a black-feathery dress made by the New York designer Fotini, while her husband Will Arnett wore, "what is known as a tuxedo." ( Dimitrios Kambouris )
New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow, who wore Ralph Lauren Purple Label to the gala, said he was blessed and excited to be there.
New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow, who wore Ralph Lauren Purple Label to the gala, said he was blessed and excited to be there. ( Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art/BFAnyc.com )
Actress Christina Ricci made a splash on the red carpet with this number.
Actress Christina Ricci made a splash on the red carpet with this number. ( Dimitrios Kambouris )
Earlier in the day, film director Baz Luhrmann, editor-in-chief of Vogue Anna Wintour and designer Miuccia Prada attended at preview for the exhibition.
Earlier in the day, film director Baz Luhrmann, editor-in-chief of Vogue Anna Wintour and designer Miuccia Prada attended at preview for the exhibition. ( Simon Russell )
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