Met Gala throwback: 1999

The 2019 Met Gala is now just one week away!

All of our favorite celebrities and fashion icons will take to the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on May 6th for one of the most extravagant nights of the year. This year's theme is "Camp: Notes on Fashion," so we are already preparing ourselves for a very unique evening.

While we wait in anticipation for the first Monday in May's festivities, we're looking back on the what the Met Gala looked like ten years.

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Met Gala 1999
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Met Gala 1999
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 06: Elizabeth Hurley steps out at the Costume Institute Gala "Rock Style," an exhibit of rock 'n' roll fashions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
371427 01: Liz Hurley at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. New York, NY. December 6, 1999. (Photo by: Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc./Liaison Agency)
Singer Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown attend The Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala Exhibiton of "Rock Style" on December 6, 1999 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown at the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute gala exhibition, New York, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
374393 01: 12/06/99 New York, NY. Liv Tyler and Stella McCartney at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
Actress Charlize Theron attends The Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala Exhibtion of "Rock Style" on December 6, 1999 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Charlize Theron at Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
12/06/99 New York, Ny. Minnie Driver And Gwyneth Paltrow At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art For The Costume Institute Gala. (Photo By Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Getty Images)
Journalist Tina Brown attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala Exhibiton "Rock Style" on December 6, 1999 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
12/06/99 New York, NY. Jerry Seinfeld with fiancee, Jessica Sklar at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
Actress Lynn Whitfield attends The Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala Exhibition 'Rock Style' on December 6, 1999 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Actor Desmond Harrington and Model Amber Valletta attend The Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala Exhibition of 'Rock Style' on December 6, 1999 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Liam Neeson and Natasha Richardson during The Costume Institute Gala Presents "Rock Style" at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
12/06/99 New York, NY. Christina Ricci ("Sleepy Hollow") at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
Jennifer Lopez and Puff Daddy (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
12/06/99 New York, NY. Joe Perry (l) and Steven Tyler (r) of Aerosmith at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
Kate Moss at Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
E361277-30:The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Costume Institute Gala Celebrating The Exhibition "Rock Style" Nyc 12/6/99 -Model Gisele Bundchen (Photo By Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
378344 03: 12/06/99 New York, NY. Minnie Driver at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
NEW YORK CITY - DECEMBER 6: Actress Minnie Driver attends the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala Exhibition of "Rock Style" on December 6, 1999 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
12/06/99 New York, NY. Actress Kim Cattrall ("Sex And The City") at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
374444 01: 12/06/99 New York, NY. Jennifer Love Hewitt at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
Heather Graham and Ed Burns during The Costume Institute Gala Presents "Rock Style" at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
373689 01: Ed Burns and Heather Graham at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala in New York, NY, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.)
Model and actress, Milla Jovovich at the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. (Photo by mark peterson/Corbis via Getty Images)
Donatella Versace at Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
Iman at the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute gala exhibition, New York, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
Gabby Karan and Donna Karan at the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute gala exhibition, New York, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
Michael Bloomberg at the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute gala exhibition of 'Rock Style' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
Elle Macpherson at Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute Gala, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
E361277-08:The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Costume Institute Gala Celebrating The Exhibition "Rock Style" Nyc 12/6/99 -Gwyneth Paltrow Arriving. (Photo By Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
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The ball's theme in 1999 was "Rock Style" and the event was as packed as ever with our favorite household names. Elizabeth Hurley showed up in a leggy black gown with a red statement embellishment, while Charlize Theron wore a pale shimmery dress and purple shawl. 

The late Whitney Houston attended the event alongside Bobby Brown, while Liam Neeson escorted his late wife Natasha Richardson. Minnie Driver and Gwyneth Paltrow were also in attendance as were a very youthful Liv Tyler and Stella McCartney. 

Scroll through the gallery above to see what the Met Gala looked like ten year ago!

See the best looks from last year's gala below!

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Prettiest dresses at the 2018 Met Gala
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Amanda Seyfried looked like an actual angel in this shimmering Prada gown.

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Hailee Steinfeld stunned in this bright white Prabal Gurung gown, pairing it with a killer headpiece and satin heels.

(Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for The Hollywood Reporter)

Blake Lively was the ultimate show-stopper of the night, wearing this gorgeous, intricate Versace gown with a long train.

(Photo by Dia Dipasupil/WireImage)

Kim Kardashian may have kept it simple for the Met Gala this year, but we think she looked gorgeous in this gold Versace number.

(Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for The Hollywood Reporter)

Jasmine Sanders looked absolutely gorgeous in this iridescent gold H&M gown.

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Jennifer Lopez looked totally fierce in Balmain, with an embellished cross and thigh-high slit.

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Kate Bosworth brought the drama with Oscar de la Renta. 

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Naomi Watts was shimmeringly beautiful in Michael Kors.

 (Photo by Rabbani and Solimene Photography/Getty Images)

We loved this Valentino gown on Bee Shaffer, in a very fitting color for the evening.

(Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Amal Clooney's unique Richard Quinn gown was the perfect opener to the Met Gala red carpet. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

Amber Heard's look took our breath away with this red-hot Carolina Herrera gown.

(Photo by Dia Dipasupil/WireImage)

Irina Shayk channeled her inner goddess with golden feathers on her Versace gown.

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Miley Cyrus kept her look simple (and admittedly not very much "on theme") but she looked positively lovely in Stella McCartney.

(Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

I mean, how can you have a prettiest roundup that doesn't include Cindy Crawford? She's flawless. (And wearing Versace.)

(Photo by Karwai Tang/Karwai Tang/Getty Images)

Hailey Baldwin looked lovely in an ethereal gown by Tommy Hilfiger.

(Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

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