The Met Gala did not take place in May this year, but here's a look at the wildest outfits in recent years to soften the blow.
The Met Gala, fashion's most anticipated annual event, did not take place on May 4 at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art in New York.
In mid-March, Vogue's editor-in-chief and the chairwoman of the event, Anna Wintour, announced that due to the global coronavirus pandemic, it would not go ahead as originally planned, without specifying whether this year's gala was cancelled or simply postponed.
While we are still waiting to find out more, and to console ourselves at missing out on one of the fashion calendar's wildest spectacles, here is a look back in pictures at 10 of the craziest outfits seen on the Met Gala's red carpet in recent years. – AFP Relaxnews
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Gallery: 10 wildest Met Gala looks
Arriving in this enormous fuchsia pink dress created by Brandon Maxwell, Lady Gaga subsequently stripped through four outfits to end up in her dazzling crystal-decorated undergarment.
Billy Porter stood out in this golden winged outfit and Egyptian-inspired headdress by The Blonds.
Once again Katy Perry lit up the night in this chandelier-inspired outfit by Moschino.
Helen Lasichanh opted for the trompe l'oeil effect of this oversized bright-red jumpsuit by Comme Des Garcons.
Drawing inspiration from a famous Gucci runway show, Jared Leto carried a replica of his own head on to the red carpet while wearing an outfit by the Italian luxury house.
One of Katy Perry's many bids to steal the show at the Met Gala. Here she alights on the red carpet in a gold-coloured Versace outfit with oversized wings.
Actress Claire Danes took on the role of Cinderella in this extraordinary glow-in-the-dark dress by Zac Posen.
Rihanna stood out in a 3D-effect dress made of wildly diverse fabrics by Comme Des Garcons.
Celine Dion dazzled the red-carpet photographers with this all-fringed dress and impressive headdress by Oscar De La Renta.
In a trompe l'oeil outfit, Julie Macklowe is all-but invisible in this enormous kilt.
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