But the theme for the Met Ball Gala 2015 has just been revealed and we can all start getting excited again. It is China.
A bit of a tricky theme we're sure you'll agree with us, so we thought we'd give celebs a little help in picking what China-themed designer handbags to wear on the red carpet.
Charlotte Olympia Year of the tiger pandora perspex clutch
For those celebrities who prefer a classic approach rather than go full-on fancy dress, Charlotte Olympia's Year of the Tiger clutch is just right.
A box shape with just a gold tiger for embellishment, it's classic with a twist at its best (£795, Net-A-Porter).
Judith Leiber Couture fluttering crystal fan minaudiere
Judith Leiber, the woman behind Carrie Bradshaw's swan bag, has created this fine crystal-encrusted fan bag.
Pretty and practical. Sort of (about £2,688, Bergdorf Goodman).
Alexander McQueen de Manta bag
McQueen's floral clutch bag is all intricate Oriental embroidery. We love it (£3275, Net-A-Porter).
Kate Spade Chinese takeaway box bag
For those celebs who like to have a bit of fun with their outfits, Kate Spade's Chinese takeaway box is a must-have.
We can totally see Rihanna or Solange Knowles carrying it around.
Boticca Chinese purse
There's always a celeb that takes the theme pretty seriously, and you can't get more traditional than this Chinese purse (£250, Boticca).
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