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The Met Gala 2018: Live updatesInternationalInternationalLive UpdatesVeronica Rocha, CNN

updated less than 1 min ago7:03 p.m. ET, May 7, 2018

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5:04 p.m. ET, May 7, 2018

  • The Met Gala: The annual event is the invitation-only fundraiser to benefit the New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute.
  • The theme: This year's theme is "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination."
  • The hosts: Fashion icon Donatella Versace, prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and Grammy award winning artist Rihanna are co-hosting this year's Met Gala with Anna Wintour.

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less than 1 min ago

Model Gigi Hadid is excited about tonight's big event.

She shared this photo yesterday of her outfit from last year's Met Gala.

4 min ago

Celebrities and the who's who of the fashion world are arriving tonight at the Met Gala.

And many are wearing hair accessories.

Here are some of the looks:

Rita Ora

(Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Olivia Munn

Bella Hadid

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Kate Bosworth

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Tonight's theme for this year's Met Gala is "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination."

And it appears Kim Kardashian is getting in the spirit.

Kardashian shared this photo of her 8th grade self as a "Catholic school girl."

It's unclear if that was a clue about her ensemble tonight or just a flashback photo. Kardashian later tweeted this photo, keeping up the suspense over her Met Gala outfit:

26 min ago

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24 min ago

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Anna Wintour, Vogue's current editor, and her daughter, Bee Shaffer, walked the carpet at tonight's Met Gala.

Wintour took over as chairwoman of the Met Gala in 1999, recruiting A-list honorary and co-chairs (including Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Tom Brady) and inviting everyone from Lil' Kim to Kim Kardashian to attract more attention to the event.

24 min ago

George Clooney (L) and Amal Clooney attend the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City.

George Clooney (L) and Amal Clooney attend the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Amal and George Clooney have arrived at the Met Gala.

Amal Clooney, a prominent human rights lawyer, is co-hosting this year's event with Anna Wintour, Rihanna and fashion icon Donatella Versace.

Amal wore a corset with a floral-printed train and fitted slacks, while George donned a classic tuxedo.

Here's another look at her gown:

(Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

59 min ago

Fashion icon Donatella Versace, prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and Grammy award winning artist Rihanna are co-hosting this year's Met Gala with Anna Wintour, Vogue reported.

Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, Tom Brady, and Gisele Bündchen co-hosted the event last year

Here's a look at their past Met Gala looks:

Rihanna in 2017:

Donatella Versace in 2017:

(Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images For Entertainment Weekly)

Amal Clooney in 2015:

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1 hr 2 min ago

Celebrities took to social media to share photos of their prep work before tonight's big night.

Here's how they're getting ready:

Model Kate Moss took this glamorous shot before heading to the gala:

Model Ashley Graham got her nose hairs "zapped," and it looked painful:

Actress Lena Dunham showed us how exciting tonight will be:

5 hr 33 min ago

Nicki Minaj attends the 2017 Met Gala in New York City.

Nicki Minaj attends the 2017 Met Gala in New York City. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Huffington Post

Guests will start arriving at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art around 6:30 p.m. ET for this year's Met Gala.

Our live coverage launches at 6 p.m. ET.

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