The Metropolitan Museum of Artwork’s Costume Institute Gala could be the most-watched pink carpet on earth. It is approach extra fascinating than the Oscars. It is extra severe than the MTV Video Music Awards. And it is actually extra entertaining than these two mixed. A few of it has to do with watching A-listers from each stroll of life (motion pictures, music, excessive society) in the identical place. However most of it has to do with seeing how visitors assault—or do not—a given yr’s theme. Most well-known guys—or, extra precisely, their stylists—do proper by the black tie (or, once in a while, white tie) costume code, in the event that they play it secure. Then there are the menswear mavericks, the fellows who both do not care, or care a lot that their Met Gala suits defy costume code, conference, and typically description (armor? robotic arms? robotic armor arms?). Listed here are the lads who’ve honored the evening’s fashion-first ethos by means of the years.