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The Met Gala 2021 was at all times going to be a headline-hitting affair.
After final yr’s occasion was cancelled because of the pandemic, celebrities – and their stylists – pulled out all of the stops for his or her pink carpet appears this yr.
Hosted by co-chairs Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish, Amanda Gorman and Naomi Osaka, the largest occasion on the style circuit’s calendar additionally featured pink carpet regulars together with Rihanna, Kim Kardashian and JLo along with some Met Gala newcomers, US Open 2021 winner Emma Raducanu, rapper Lil Nas, Schitt’s Creek star and co-writer Dan Levy and the late Kobe Bryant’s daughter Natalia.
There have been some notable absences. Previous to the occasion, Nicki Minaj revealed she would not be attending because of the vaccination necessities. Girl Gaga, Beyonce and Blake Full of life, normally three of the annual occasion’s most talked-about celebrities, additionally did not attend. Pregnant Kylie Jenner declined to place in an look, too.
Nonetheless, those who did present up most actually dressed to impress. Kim Kardashian sparked a thousand memes along with her all-black look that lined her total face and physique. Billie Eilish was a pink carpet sensation in an enormous, frothy robe in a glance impressed by Marilyn Monroe and Emma Raducanu was a imaginative and prescient in Chanel.
Scroll for a few of the most talked-about outfits of the night.
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US Open winner Emma Raducanu wore Chanel for her first Met Gala pink carpet.
Kim Kardashian divided followers by arriving in an all-black Balenciaga outfit that lined each inch of her physique and face.
New mum and mannequin Gigi Hadid wore a hanging Prada robe, that includes a thigh-high break up and leather-based gloves.
Kendall Jenner paid homage to Audrey Hepburn along with her bejewelled Givenchy robe with a spin on the gown the legendary actor wore as Eliza Doolittle in My Honest Girl.
Serena Williams’ Gucci look included a lace bodysuit and an ombre feathered cape.
Jennifer Hudson, star of upcoming flick ‘Aretha’, channelled classic Hollywood glamour in a form-fitting pink robe and matching cape.
Iman pulled out all of the stops in an enormous feathered headpiece and skirt by Harris Reed.
A$AP Rocky and Rihanna made their pink carpet debut as a pair in a pair of eye-catching appears. Whereas Rihanna’s all-black coat gown was arguably extra demure than her earlier Met Gala appears, A$AP Rocky’s patchwork cape offered a pop of color.
Jennifer Lopez continued her pink carpet victory lap in a plunging brown gown by Ralph Lauren, a really luxe tackle the wild west.
Megan Fox wore a revealing, beaded pink robe with matching heels and lace detailing.
Lupita Nyong’o put a contemporary spin on the basic denim gown on this Versace quantity.
Rapper Lil Nas wore three outfits to his very first Met Gala, together with this golden swimsuit of armour designed by Donatella Versace.
Zoe Kravitz surprised in a sheer, bejewelled Saint Lauren gown paired with quite simple make-up and equipment.
Emily Blunt attended the gala with vogue journalist Hamish Bowles. Whereas Bowles took a method gamble in a Statue of Liberty-homage pleated skirt, corset and headpiece, Blunt opted for a extra minimal ensemble paired with an intricate headpiece.
A gold, beaded catsuit was one other of Lil Nas’ three outfits.
Grimes arrived in a futuristic robe that she teamed with a sword and platform boots.
Singer Lorde wore an embellished, satin two-piece with a cape.
Billie Eilish paid homage to Marilyn Monroe in an enormous, frothy Oscar de la Renta robe.
‘Riverdale’ star Lili Reinhart wore a robe by Christian Siriano that includes flowers of all 50 states.
The late Kobe Bryant’s daughter Natalia, 18, made her Met Gala debut in a puffball sequin gown.
Actor Timothee Chalamet paired Converse with white plus-fours and a double breasted tuxedo jacket from Haider Ackermann, in a nod to Gatsby stylish.
Schitt’s Creek co-writer and star Dan Levy made a strong assertion in an ensemble by Loewe’s Jonathan Anderson. The bodice of the blue outfit featured a queer couple kissing, which, he instructed Self-importance Honest previous to the occasion, was in celebration of “the resilience and the love and the enjoyment” of the LGBTQIA+ neighborhood.
Whoppi Goldberg opted for a tri-tone Valentino search for her activate the pink carpet.
Carey Mulligan paired a cape, worn off-the-shoulder, with an enormous, scorching pink gown by Valentino.
Gemma Chan had one of many greatest trains of the night: a pale inexperienced satin quantity, cascading down from an embellished mini gown, by Prabal Gurung.
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