Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson: The History of a Met Gala Power Couple

05/05/2014 at 02:50 PM ET

If the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala crowned a King and Queen each year, Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson definitely would have nabbed top honors (probably more than once). The couple has become a red carpet staple at the annual fashion fête, and seeing them is always a highlight for PeopleStyleWatch.com editors. (Note: If these two ever break up, we’re quitting life and retiring to our beds with unlimited Netflix and Cheetos.) Before the fashion-forward duo have what’s bound to be a repeat glam performance tonight, here’s a look back at their best moments from Met Gala’s past.

Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson Met GalaBEImages; Getty (2)

It all started in 2008, when Kruger skipped the floor-skimming gowns for a silver Alberta Ferretti cocktail dress featuring sequin embellishment on the shoulder. Jackson complemented his leading lady in a white tuxedo jacket and coordinating pants, also Alberta Ferretti. In 2009, the German actress went short once again in a white Chanel Couture mini with floral appliqués. And she didn’t walk the carpet with Karl Lagerfeld; instead, Jackson served as her her arm candy, looking dapper as ever in a classic tux. For their third straight Met Gala appearance, Kruger selected a simple, sleek white Calvin Klein gown, and Jackson ditched the bow tie for a scarf.

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Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson Met GalaBEI Images, Getty

The couple’s most high-fashion moment came in 2011, when Kruger chose a nude embellished top and black skirt from one of her favorite designers, Jason Wu. Jackson selected a Dior Homme suit with white piping around the lapel. Then for last year’s party, the star selected a sheer, lace Chanel Couture dress and dip-dyed the end of her ponytail pink to match the Punk theme. Jackson didn’t rock any Billy Idol plaid, but he did mix it up pairing a red tie with his Dior Homme suit.

Sure Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West and more stylish couples give us red carpet butterflies, but there is something just so freakin’ cute about Josh and Diane. Do you agree? Tell us: Are you excited to see the couple tonight? Any bets on what they’ll be wearing?

–Brittany Talarico

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Pilar on

so excited to see them tonight! King and Queen of the MET Gala indeed.

JJH85 on

Best Red Carpet couple EVER! They Reign supreme.

Kat on

Kimye never give me butterflies over their “high fashion.” This couple knows how to do classy and stylish!

StinkyBooty3000 on

Cute, but I don’t get the hoopla. I’ve certainly seen more dashing attire on other couples than these two! Maybe the photos aren’t translating well. If Lupita had a male style-mate, that’d be beyond awesome.

Elle on

Pacey sure grew up to be a dashing man <3 .

Bennyhanna on

Because they’re gorgeous AND they seem genuine, intelligent and so in love.
Oh and they’re not grabbing headlines all the time. Refreshingly cool couple

Kimberly is garbage personified

janeaustenrocks on

I wonder what she’s like in real life. When I see pictures of her I just get an ice queen vibe. She doesn’t smile all that much and always looks so serious and without any personality. I enjoy her style somewhat. Very classic and elegant with a tiny edge. But I miss the unique and elegant style flair of a woman like Audrey Hepburn. Diane is so subdued and not a bit flirty.

Katilipops on

I have no idea how she is not on the annual best dressed list. Love her (and them!)

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