If there’s one night where the who’s who in fashion turn out their best looks, it’s the first Monday in May, also known as the annual night of the Met Gala. And while the gowns and beautiful accessories are a treat to look at, there isn’t much sartorial inspiration that translates into our daily lives. But ironically enough, perhaps the easiest red-carpet element to replicate is our favorite go-to on our laziest of days: the ponytail. Here, see how our favorite Met Gala goers from years past turned the casual coif into a hairstyle that has withstood years of trends and ever-changing themes. If you thought the ponytail couldn’t be dressed up, feast your eyes on these fashion set-approved styles.