Forget the Oscars, or indeed even the various fashion weeks around the world, theÂ Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Gala in New York CityÂ is THE fashion event of the year.Â The annual fundraising do is really the only event to be seen at (though in a shocking twist, this year the event banned social media and selfies). Each year the celebrity and fashion type laden event has a theme, and this year it was themed around the China: through the looking glass exhibitÂ which will launch this month at the MET. Not all of the attendees acknowledge the dress code, it must be said, however every year they all bring the drama. And it is magnificent. Click through the gallery below for some of our favourite looks this year.