The stars arrive on the steps of New York’s, a highly anticipated event after a year of closures and cancellations linked to the pandemic. Dressed to the theme “In America: A Fashion Lexicon,” the celebrities don extravagant, daring and flashy outfits as they arrive for the gala, which is hosted by Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour. He raises funds for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Fashion is share a live broadcast, co-hosted by actor and recording artist Keke Palmer and actor, writer and director Ilana Glazer. Palmer and Glazer greet guests on the Met’s Grand Steps and comment on the many unique ensembles. Here are some of the most striking looks.
Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes
The stunning couple brought flair (and more bare skin) to the debates, making their duet gala debut in style.
The actor made waves a few weeks ago as Princess Diana in the. She hit the red carpet by being even more striking in her playful Chanel take on the “In America” theme.
Lil Nas X
The rapper stole the show not once, not twice, but Three time he revealed several Versace looks. Starting with a royal dress, he stripped down to gold armor and then a sparkling bodysuit.
This is the weird one we’ve all been waiting for. The singer wore a sleek, velvety outfit, accessorized with… what can only be described as one of Shrek’s children. The green robot baby doll certainly shares her babysitter’s hair.
“In America we set some trends, especially in music,” Ocean told host Keke Palmer during his red carpet interview, offering the smallest of explanations for his prop.
AOC wrapped itself in a literal fashion statement: an Aurora James-inspired tuxedo-inspired dress adorned with the words: “Tax the Rich.”
Model Iman Abdulmajid sailed with a certified show-stopper, wearing a personalized Harris Reed and Dolce Gabbana number.
Eighteen-year-old singer-songwriter Olivia Rodrigo made her Met Gala debut one to remember, donning a sheer lace Saint Laurent jumpsuit.
The Olympic gymnast does not do things by halves. She does things by thirds – wearing an 88-pound three-in-one outfit, consisting of a skirt, mini dress, black catsuit, and lots of Swarovski crystals.
JLo got the mission, pulling his hat off to Ralph Lauren in a gorgeous matching leather and feather dress.
Megan you stallion
The rapper brought 80s prom vibes with her chic pale pink Coach number. As she raps in her Grammy-winning song Savage, “classy, candle, ratchet (yeah)”.
The actor, one of this year’s Met Gala co-chairs, showed up in a comfy white ensemble consisting of a satin tuxedo jacket, sweatpants and beige high-top Converse shoes.
The poet, another co-chair of the event, arrived in a dazzling blue gown and matching strappy heels.
Singer-songwriter Billie Eilish, yet another co-chair, looked stunning in a flowy Oscar de la Renta-style Marilyn Monroe gown with a massive train.
Actor Pete Davidson channeled the vibes of prep school, wearing a thigh-high blazer… and a dark dress. With long mid-calf socks and chunky boots, he gets away with it.
To complete this year’s roster of co-chairs, the tennis star arrived in a set consisting of a range of fun colors, textures and cuts.
The USWNT soccer star traded the soccer field for the red carpet – wearing a more red than red costume to match. His blue sleeve left another statement, reading “In gay we trust”.
The Schitt’s Creek star sported an eye-catching puff-sleeve top with matching pants and black studded boots.
Singer-songwriter Bridges paid homage to the southern United States with a blue fringed look and cowboy hat.
The Game of Thrones star graced the red carpet (white, actually) in a black dress with a long sequined train and a partial hoop skirt.
Jon Snow, Rose Leslie
Everyone’s favorite Game of Thrones golden couple on-screen and off. Harington’s white-top suit let his wife’s eye-catching mustard gown take center stage.
Representative Carolyn B. Maloney
New York Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney’s outfit winked at the Equal Rights Amendment, a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution stating that a person’s legal rights should not not be determined by gender.