Watch the 2012 Met Costume Institute Gala arrivals online
We've embedded the streaming player below. Just come back at 6:30 to sit back and watch the big show.
This year's honorees are designers Muccia Prada (who is a rumored no-show) and the late Elsa Schiaparelli. The work of both designers will be featured in an exhibit on view from May 10 through Aug. 19. Co-chair of the evening's event is actress Carey Mulligan. Other celebrity guests expected include Kate Upton, Jennifer Lopez, Dakota Fanning and Victoria Beckham.
( Above: Katy Perry at the 2010 Costume Institute gala.)