Met Gala 2018 Photos: 23 Best Dressed Dazzle

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If A-listers have shunned the theme in the past, this year's "Sunday Best", a nod to the "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination" exhibition at The Costume Institute, proved popular.

Pop star Shawn Mendes and model Hailey Baldwin made their red carpet debut as a couple at the fundraising gala after quietly dating for several months, with other new celebrity pairings also making their first public appearances on the night.

"Fashion and religion have always been intertwined, mutually inspiring and informing one another", curator Andrew Bolton said.

Lana Del Rey and Salma Hayek took a cheeky selfie together, as did Kardashian - who once published an entire book of her selfies titled Selfish - with Bella Hadid and Sarah Jessica Parker.

There were several controversial outfits spotted on the red carpet, and while some thought it might be seen as offensive, the Catholic church has reportedly given it the thumbs up.

Katy Perry wowed everyone in angelic look wearing enormous; six foot high feathered white wings paired with a Versace gold mini dress and thigh high gold boots.

Madonna attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 7, 2018, in NY.

The annual star-studded party raises money for the Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute and gives lovely people a chance to wear extremely attractive clothes.

Kate Bosworth's pearl-encrusted veil draped over a shimmering tulle gown by Oscar de la Renta, while Mindy Kaling wore a regal, jeweled crown with a feminine silver gown and navy gloves. "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman wore an ivory cape featuring crosses in gold beadwork.

Kim Kardashian was dressed by Versace for the 2018 Met on Monday, and boy was she a sight for sore eyes.

Other guests chose looks ranging from heavenly white (Dakota Fanning) to angelic yellow (Amanda Seyfried) and skin-baring black lace (Zoe Kravitz).

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