Met Gala 2017: Where to watch the red carpet arrival live stream

The memory of Rihanna's Met Gala 2015 dress designed by Guo Pei with its long train is still fresh Reuters

The crème de la crème of fashion is just hours away. Like every year, the who's who from Hollywood, fashion, and music will try to put their best style forward at the Met Gala 2017, the biggest night in the fashion world.

Celebrated on every first Monday of May, this year the ceremony will be held on 1 May. Considered to be the Oscars of the fashion industry, showbiz's elite will be dressed to impress as they will walk the 150ft red carpet before entering the grand annual affair.

Where to watch

You can buy tickets to watch the Red Carpet at the actual event but that will set you back a whopping $25,000 (£19,000) per ticket. So stick to watching the epic fashion night from the comfort of your home by live streaming the event on Vogue's official Facebook page.

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Click here to watch the Met Gala 2017 red carpet live stream online. For the first time, the publication will broadcast the event live via Facebook's 360-degree live video offering a detailed look of the starry event.

Other modes to follow the event

You can follow Vogue's official Twitter account or use the hashtags, #MetKawakubo, #metgala and #metgala2017 to get all the updates from the event. Though the event restricts the use of social media by the celebrities from inside the gala, celebrities do find a way to share their excitements right from the party.

Hence keep following your favourites' social media accounts to get their side of the story from the most fashionable party of the year.

Beyonce attends the Met Gala in New York City.Getty Images

Theme for Met Gala 2017

Started in 1946, the Met Gala is not just a sartorial heaven for fashion fans, but also a fundraising event for the benefit of celebrating the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Each year, the event announces a unique theme which the celebrities try to incorporate in their outfits.

Hosted by Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams, this year's theme recalls Japanese fashion designer Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons. The exhibition will display 150 designs by the legendary designer.

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