15 Gorgeous Photos You May Have Missed from the 2021 Met Gala Red Carpet

Fashion, fun and fresh faces defined the return of the red carpet at the postponed Met Gala. Here's every gorgeous glimpse you may have missed as stars celebrated In America: A Lexicon of Fashion.

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Rihanna & A$AP Rocky

Rihanna and Asap Rocky
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made their Met Ball debut in a surprise late-night entrance!

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Billie Eilish, Amanda Gorman, Timothée Chalamet and Naomi Osaka

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were the co-hosts with the most, masked up for a stylish snap inside the museum.

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Debbie Harry

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was a modern Miss America in an American flag-inspired gown paired with a denim jacket, designed by Zac Posen.

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Nia Dennis

MET Gala 2021 Nia Dennis

opened the benefit with a bang, performing a gymnastics routine on the gala's stairs with the Brooklyn United marching band (wearing red, white and blue!) behind her.

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Ella Emhoff & Julia Garner

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giggled in glitter at Fashion Prom.

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Simu Liu

Simu Liu
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looked slick in an ivory blazer and flashed a soft smile behind the scenes.

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2021 MET Gala Grimes
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studied up for fashion battle with a book and a sword as she made her way into the big event.

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Jennifer Lopez & Ben Affleck

Ben Afleck and Jennifer Lopez
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matched in Ralph Lauren and smooched through their face masks during their Met Ball debut.

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Megan Rapinoe

2021 MET gala Megan Rapinoe
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celebrated the LGBTQ community with a statement-making clutch that paired perfectly with her star-print blue blouse and red suit.

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Kendall Jenner & Gigi Hadid

2021 MET Gala Kendall Jenner
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made the benefit a girls' night out, ascending the storied stairs together and holding hands for a photo.

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Hunter Schafer

2021 MET Gala Hunter Schaffer

surprised in a futuristic headpiece that seemed straight from a superhero movie.

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Rita Ora, Taika Waititi & Jimmy Fallon

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got tangled up in a hilarious group hug that saw The Tonight Show host trying to break free from the new couple.

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Adrien Brody & Georgina Chapman

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posed with co-chair Chalamet for a playful photo inside the party – masks on, per rules, of course.

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Margaret Qualley & Lily-Rose Depp

2021 MET Gala Margaret Qualley
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made each other laugh before making their way in to the formal dinner.

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Lourdes Leon

2021 MET Gala Lourdes
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stuck out her tongue while flipping her hair at her first-ever Met Monday.

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