It's one of the most stylish events of the year.

Beyonce and Jay-Z. Charlize Theron and Sean Penn. Sarah Jessica Parker and Andy Cohen. Taylor Swfit. Kim and Kanye. The First Lady.

They all showed up to dazzle at the Met Ball. Star watchers and photographers were not disappointed.

Stars and celebrities walked up a long, segmented staircase of a red carpet while photographers snapped and onlookers gawked.

Reese Witherspoon, Stella McCartney and Kate Bosworth

John Lomparski

Sarah Jessica Parker

Dimitrios Kambouris

Kate Upton

Dimitrios Kambouris

Lupita Nyong'o

Dimitrios Kambouris