In 2013, Kim Kardashian made her Met Gala debut as Kanye West’s date in a head-to-toe floral look.
Kim Kardashian attended the 2013 Met Gala while pregnant alongside Kanye West. Stephen Lovekin/FilmMagic/Getty Images
While West kept it simple in a tuxedo, Kardashian made a statement in a Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci dress that is probably one of her most infamous looks to date.
Kardashian’s dress became the subject of memes. People compared her dress to an old couch, and the late
Robin Williams even tweeted that she looked like Mrs. Doubtfire, according to The Daily Beast.
“I was crying the whole way home because I just couldn’t believe it,” she told
Vogue in 2019.
Kendall Jenner attended her first Met Gala in 2014 wearing a mermaid gown designed by Topshop.
Kendall Jenner attended the 2014 Met Gala. Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty Images
The model paired the cream dress with a statement diamond choker necklace and a bedazzled clutch.
In 2014, Kim Kardashian played it safe in a blue-and-black Lanvin dress.
Kardashian’s dress was simple, but the thigh-high slit gave it an edgier look.
Kris Jenner opted for a statement-making red gown when she attended her first Met Gala in 2015.
Kris Jenner attends the 2015 Met Gala. Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty Images
Jenner paired her draped Balmain dress with a gold belt, black-and-gold heels, and oversized fringed gold earrings.
In 2015, Kim Kardashian redeemed herself after her 2013 look by wearing a stunning Roberto Cavalli dress.
Kim Kardashian attends the 2015 Met Gala. Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images
Kardashian revealed on
that the inspiration behind her dress was the Bob Mackie gown that Cher wore to her first-ever Met Gala in 1974.
The Robert Cavalli gown was designed by Peter Dundas, and it included intricate lace beading that cascaded into a dramatic train with feathers.
Kendall Jenner’s sparkly see-through dress in 2015 was designed by the Calvin Klein Collection.
Kendall Jenner attends the 2015 Met Gala. Taylor Hill/FilmMagic
Jenner’s dress had crisscross cutouts on the sides.
Kris Jenner turned to Balmain again in 2016.
Kris Jenner attends the 2016 Met Gala. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
The black gown featured intricate beading and sheer sleeves. She paired it with a matching black choker necklace and diamond studs.
Kendall Jenner wore another gown with cutouts at the 2016 event.
Kendall Jenner attends the 2016 Met Gala. John Shearer/Getty Images
Jenner wore Atelier Versace for the Met Gala’s
“ Manus × Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology”
exhibit. Her geometric-print halter dress had two side cutouts.
Kim Kardashian embraced the “Manus × Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology” theme in a robot-inspired look.
Kim Kardashian attends the 2016 Met Gala. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Kardashian wore a metallic, long-sleeve Balmain gown that had a thigh-high slit. She paired it with a bold ear cuff.
In 2020, the
SKIMS mogul said in a Balmain YouTube video that she actually had a completely different look planned for the gala: a sequin-covered, floor-length gown.
“But instead, we wanted it to be more metal-y. We took a skirt and then a top from something else,” she said.
Kylie Jenner arrived at her first Met Gala in a gorgeous Balmain gown.
Kylie Jenner attends the 2016 Met Gala. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
The Kylie Cosmetics founder’s look embodied the “naked dress” trend, with sheer panels running down the middle and side cutouts along her torso and hip.
Kendall Jenner wore a bold La Perla dress to the 2017 Met Gala.
Kendall Jenner attends the 2017 Met Gala. Jackson Lee/Getty Images
The model’s dress featured a cutout across the front, a thigh-high slit, a low back, and was completely sheer in the back. She paired it with Christian Louboutin heels and simple jewelry.
Kim Kardashian opted for a simple white gown in 2017.
Kim Kardashian attends the 2017 Met Gala. Karwai Tang/WireImage/Getty Images
Kardashian wore a minimalist, off-the-shoulder Vivienne Westwood dress and nude heels.
Kylie Jenner wore a see-through Versace dress in 2017.
Kylie Jenner attends the 2017 Met Gala. Karwai Tang/WireImage/Getty Images
Jenner went in the opposite direction of her 2016 Met Gala look when it came time to dress for the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between” exhibit in 2017.
The beauty mogul paired her pink Versace dress with a blonde wig and simple heels.
Kendall Jenner’s all-white look in 2018 was reminiscent of the one her big sister Kim wore to the 2017 Met Gala.
Kendall Jenner attends the 2018 Met Gala. Jackson Lee/Getty Images
Jenner attended the gala in an Off-White jumpsuit that had sheer sleeves and long pant legs.
Kris Jenner embraced the “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” theme in 2018 in a black-and-gold Tommy Hilfiger gown.
that Hilfiger had drawn up a couple of looks for her but she immediately chose the one that felt perfect.
“It was really a dream come true,” she said. “This particular dress felt really easy to wear and yet really comfortable. When you’re going up that many stairs, comfort is key.”
The crosses on Kim Kardashian’s gold dress kept her on track with the “Heavenly Bodies” theme in 2018.
Kim Kardashian attends the 2018 Met Gala. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue
Kardashian wore a corseted, gold chain-mail Atelier Versace dress. She kept her jewelry simple by wearing two diamond cross necklaces and some rings.
Kylie Jenner donned this Alexander Wang gown at the 2018 Met Gala just three months after giving birth to her daughter, Stormi Webster.
Kylie Jenner attends the 2018 Met Gala. Ron Galella/Getty Images
Jenner said on Instagram that she actually had a wardrobe malfunction just before she left to attend the gala, according to
“Fun fact: this dress wasn’t supposed to have a zipper but it ripped as I was squeezing into it so we added it on the way out the door,” Jenner said. “But it worked out, I love it.”
Kim Kardashian’s look at the 2019 gala was reminiscent of her May Vogue cover and caused quite the stir.
Kim Kardashian attends the 2019 Met Gala. Kevin Mazur/MG18/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue
For the occasion, Kardashian wore a custom Thierry Mugler gown that took eight months to complete, according to
“He envisioned me as this California girl stepping out of the ocean, wet, dripping,” Kardashian told Vogue at the Met Gala.
Kardashian completed her look by wearing a custom-made corset designed by the famous Mr. Pearl.
She said she had to take “corset breathing lessons” in order to wear the outfit.
In 2020, Kardashian said on Instagram that
her corset went missing the same night she wore it, so she flew to London to have another one made.
Kendall Jenner looked like a Vegas showgirl in a bright-orange feathered dress at the 2019 Met Gala.
Kendall Jenner attends the 2019 Met Gala. Rabbani and Solimene Photography/WireImage/Getty Images
Jenner’s Versace gown featured beaded fringe, a feathered hem, and an over-the-top feather collar.
Kylie Jenner went for a similar vibe as Kendall in a lavender Versace gown.
Kylie Jenner attends the 2019 Met Gala. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue
The beauty mogul wore a
glittering semi-sheer dress
with purple sequins and a feathered skirt. To match the bottom of the dress, Jenner wore large lavender sleeves that she could easily take off.
Kris Jenner also went the dramatic route at the 2019 Met Gala in an oversized coat and blonde wig.
Kris Jenner attends the 2019 Met Gala. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue
Jenner turned to Tommy Hilfiger again for her look. She arrived in a ruched navy jumpsuit with a silver star embellishment and a floor-length tulle coat with structured sleeves.
Kim Kardashian went incognito at the 2021 Met Gala in a Balenciaga look.
Kim Kardashian at the 2021 Met Gala. Mike Coppola/Getty Images
black bodysuit that covered her from head to toe
. The bodysuit had two long trains that trailed behind her as she walked the carpet.
SKIMS founder still hasn’t revealed what the inspiration behind her unique look was. However, it quickly became the subject of memes, with people comparing the look to the Dementors from “Harry Potter.”
Kendall Jenner stole the show in a sheer Givenchy dress that was covered in crystals.
Kendall Jenner at the 2021 Met Gala. John Shearer/WireImage
Jenner revealed on her
that her look was inspired by Audrey Hepburn’s iconic “My Fair Lady” gown.
The supermodel paired the dress
with a diamond choker and sheer gloves that were embellished with crystals.
Kris Jenner wore a mix-and-match look by designers Tom Ford, Alexander McQueen, and Tommy Hilfiger.
Kris Jenner at the 2021 Met Gala. Theo Wargo/Getty Images
Jenner’s suit jacket was designed with a dramatic train. She accessorized her outfit with Lorraine Schwartz earrings and a ball-shaped Judith Leiber purse.