The red carpet at the Costume Institute Gala, an annual fund-raiser for the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute, is a crossroad of the arts, fashion and entertainment. Anna Wintour issues the dress code with the Costume Institute’s fashion exhibition in mind. This year’s show is “China: Through the Looking Glass.”

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Emma Roberts in Ralph Lauren.

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Ms. Huntington-Whiteley in Atelier Versace.

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Kristin Wiig in a dress by Mr. Gurung by her side.

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Kate Hudson in a dress by Michael Kors.

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Adriana Lima is sultry in Marc Jacobs!

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Lee Daniels and Naomi Campbell, both in Burberry.

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Uma Thurman in Atelier Versace.

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Tang Wei in Burberry.

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Carey Mulligan in Balenciaga.

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Jennifer Lopez in Versace.

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Ms. Clooney in Maison Margiela. Mr. Clooney in Armani.

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The Biebs in Balmain

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Kim Kardashian West in Peter Dundas for Roberto Cavalli.

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Beyonce in a custom-made Givenchy Gown

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