Lots of celebrities gathered in New York City on Monday night (May 7) at the 2012 MET Costume Institute Gala.

Some of the celebs who were spotted showing off their fashion sense on the red carpet of the big event — dubbed the “Oscars of Fashion” — included singers Beyonce, Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz, Rihanna, Solange; actress Paula Patton; Hip-Hop newcomer (and sh*t starter) Azealia Banks and more.

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