The Hollywood A-List descended on New York City last May for the 2009 Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute annual gala, or the “East Coast Oscars.” This year’s MET event looks to be just as exciting, as the theme is “American Women: Fashioning a National Identity,” and will be hosted by Oprah, Gap designer Patrick Robinson and Vogue’s Anna Wintour. Be sure to check back tonight for our live coverage directly from the red carpet.