The Met Gala 2021 Red Carpet Looks You Must See

See what the biggest celebrities in the world wore to the most famous red carpet of the year, for fashion's most memorable night. This year's theme: "In America: A Lexicon of Fashion"

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Rihanna & A$AP Rocky

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go all-in on cozy couture for their official red carpet couple debut, he in a multicolor cocoon coat and she in a high-neck wrap number with more than 260 carats of diamonds by Bulgari and Thelma West.

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Jennifer Lopez

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brings the yee-haw in a Ralph Lauren look complete with hat, medallion necklace and fur coat, plus shoes from her own DSW line. (She would go on to have a masked makeout session with love Ben Affleck inside.)

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Kim Kardashian

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knows there's nothing more American than a little black dress (hers is Balenciaga). And yes, she had a full face of makeup on.

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Gabrielle Union

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in a paillette-adorned white Iris Van Herpen gown that took 1,400 hours to make, with Jimmy Choo heels and diamonds by Messika high jewelry.

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Kacey Musgraves

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in a black turtleneck crop top and iridescent silver skirt with black boots and belt, all by Ralph Lauren.

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Justin & Hailey Bieber

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he in a cropped tux of his own design, Jacquie Aiche hoops and painted sneakers, she in a scalloped black Saint Laurent gown with beaded trim, collar necklace and sunglasses.

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Kendall Jenner

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in a My Fair Lady-inspired, crystal-embellished sheer Givenchy Haute Couture gown worn over a nude bodysuit, with full sparkling choker.

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Lupita Nyong'o

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in a denim Atelier Versace ballgown with pleated train and crystal detailing, plus De Beers diamonds.

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Simone Biles

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in a crystal-encrusted gown so heavy (88 lbs.!) it took six people to move it, laid over a star-encrusted bodysuit and Giuseppe Zanotti crystal-embellished heels.

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Zoë Kravitz

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wears a chain mail-esque fully sheer Saint Laurent gown over a silver bikini, plus Harry Winston jewels. (Rumored love interest Channing Tatum arrived separately.)

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Olivia Rodrigo

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makes her Met Gala debut in a lace Saint Laurent bodysuit with feathered bodice and dangling earrings, plus black platforms.

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Alicia Keys

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in sheer collared skirt and tiered white ballgown skirt with massive Van Cleef & Arpels diamonds.

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Megan Fox

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in strong-shouldered, ruby Dundas that was fully hand-beaded, featuring lace-up details, Lorraine Schwartz jewelry and Jimmy Choo sandals.

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Kate Hudson

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wears her new engagement ring beneath a fuzzy baby-pink coat, worn with an abs-baring two piece matching ensemble by Michael Kors and layers of Lorraine Schwartz necklaces.

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Regina King

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in a glittering pinstripe column topped with a matching suit jacket-inspired cape with sequin lining, all by Michael Kors, plus Harry Winston jewels.

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Gemma Chan

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wears a black sequin minidress with dragon motif, pale green bow train and Harry Winston jewelry with Christian Louboutin heels.

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Kristen Stewart

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gives rockabilly vibes in her high pony, rolled bangs and ruffled pink jacket over tuxedo pants (all Chanel).

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Carey Mulligan

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tops her Barbie-pink bustier ballgown with a sheer cape by Valentino Haute Couture, plus Cartier gems.

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Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello

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both wear Michael Kors: he in a leather blazer and flared crushed velvet pants (and not much else), she in a purple sequin two-piece with matching Jimmy Choo heels..

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Ciara

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in a lime sequin Dundas gown inspired by husband Russell Wilson's football jersey, paired (fittingly) with a jeweled football-shape clutch and his Super Bowl ring.

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Simu Liu

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wears a Fendi look consisting of a modern ivory dinner jacket with thin black piping, with coordinating shirt and trousers, plus a classic watch.

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Lorde

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in a two=piece ivory look embellished with charm details, a full train and spiky crown.

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Allyson Felix

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in snow-white Fendi Couture embellished with 240,000 ostrich feathers and crystal beads.

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Billie Eilish

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one of the night's co-chairs, in an Oscar de la Renta gown with full train and tulle sleeves, which she says was inspired by "Holiday Barbie," plus a platinum bob and delicate Cartier jewels.

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Tessa Thompson

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wears a ruffled red Iris Van Herpen minidress with black patent boots.

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Natalia Bryant

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makes her Met Gala debut in a balloon-shape metallic floral gown with train and pink platforms, plus retro-inspired hair.

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Taraji P. Henson

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in an allover beaded and sequin Moschino jumpsuit with contrasting silver trim, Roberto Coin jewels and Stuart Weitzman heels.

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Kit Harington & Rose Leslie

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make their red carpet debut post-baby, he in a white dinner jacket by Saint Laurent and she in a chartreuse ballgown (both wear Harry Winston jewelry).

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Emily Blunt

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in a sheer beaded fringe gown with ivory cape and a star-spangled crown in her hair, all by Miu Miu, plus Messika jewels.

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Maluma

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in a red leather Atelier Versace ensemble with gold accents, fringe details and matching cowboy boots.

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Iman

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in a golden Dolce&Gabbana bustier and pants look by Harris Reed, topped with hoop skirt and headdress adorned with gilded feathers. (Find out if it's heavy here!)

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Pete Davidson

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in a "sexy nun" Thom Browne sheath with piped jacket and lace-up shoes, plus Fred Leighton and Kwiat jewels and Silhouette sunglasses.

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Timothée Chalamet

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one of the night's co-chairs, in a custom look incorporating a double-breasted jacket, couture sweats, plus Cartier jewels and Converse sneakers.

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Jennifer Hudson

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in dramatic scarlet gown with portrait neckline, mermaid hem and oversize stole.

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Zoey Deutch

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in a lavender beaded Atelier Versace gown with detached sleeves, Harry Winston jewels and Stuart Weitzman heels.

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Claire Danes

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in a strapless white midi with gathered full train, Tasaki pearl ear cuff and metallic silver heels.

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Diane Kruger

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accents her highlighter yellow caped mini with hot pink eyeshadow, bold multicolor Tasaki earrings and Jimmy Choo heels (plus her new engagement ring!).

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Taika Waititi & Rita Ora

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he in a fully-buttoned double-breasted Prada look and she in a two-piece crystal-embellished Prada gown with tons of De Beers jewels.

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Sharon Stone

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in a full Thom Browne cape with beaded stripes and green drop earrings.

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Tracee Ellis Ross

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in a voluminous deep blue gown with ruffled neck and wide belt.

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Teyana Taylor

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dons a barely-there silver lamé gown with beaded straps and silver-and-black heels.

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Hailee Stenfeld

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wears a glitterinng beige slip Iris Van Herpen dress with radiant, petal-shaped panels and matching Jimmy Choo platforms.

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Dominic Cooper

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in a lemon meringue-yellow suit with shimmery gray tank underneath and white sneakers.

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Frank Ocean

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in a velvet Prada three-piece suit, beaded necklace and a green animatronic baby (no word on what the baby is wearing).

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Gigi Hadid

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in an ivory bustier Prada column with contrasting black accents, a drop necklace and sparkling heels.

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Normani

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in a goldenrod-yellow Valentino Haute Couture ballgown with voluminous sleeves and skirt, with contrasting Lorraine Schwartz pendant.

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Mary J. Blige

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in allover beaded, plunging, high-slit Dundas with golden Casadei heels and Lorraine Schwartz jewels.

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Megan Rapinoe

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wears a red suit with star-print blue blouse by Sergio Hudson, Ana Khouri jewelry and a statement clutch.

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Laura Harrier

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in finely pleated gold lamé Altuzarra gown with plunging, laced-up neckline and sparkling button earrings.

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Sunisa Lee

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goes for the gold (again) in a high-shine high-low skirt and crop top.

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Chloe Fineman

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in '20s-inspired Tory Burch with chandelier earrings.

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Elliot Page

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wears a satin-lapel tux with green rose boutonniere and formal sneakers.

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Mindy Kaling

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in high-low navy satin by Tory Burch with wide corset-style belt, Jimmy Choo heels and dangling earrings.

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Serena Williams

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tops her corseted star-spangled custom Gucci bodysuit with matching leggings and an ombré feather cape and finishes with high-shine metallic accessories (also Gucci) and custom jewelry from her collection for Zales.

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Megan Thee Stallion

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in a baby pink sweetheart-neckline Coach dress with gathered tulle hem and Swarovski crystal details, plus Stuart Weitzman heels and jewelry by Fernando Jorge,

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Jeremy Scott & Irina Shayk

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he in a tuxedo with obi belt and contrasting lined ruffle, she in a nude Moschino gown with exposed boning and floral details. with Stuart Weitzman heels.

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Eiza González

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in a red Atelier Versace halter gown with crystal embellishment and attached glove, plus Bulgari jewels.

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Russell Westbrook

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accentuates his navy Ralph Lauren tux with a beaded necklace and matching hair with star shape dyed in.

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Naomi Osaka

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one of the night's co-chairs, wearing a Louis Vuitton outfit designed with input from her sister Mari that said was inspired by her American, Haitian and Japanese heritage, plus ruffled train and boots.

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Troye Sivan

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in a plunging, backless jumpsuit and platform boots.

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Ben Platt

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dresses up his denim tuxedo with a tie-neck blouse and platforms, plus Boucheron rings and Steve Madden platforms.

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Karlie Kloss

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in a crimson minidress with long train and sculpted shoulders, plus rosette-adorned clutch, De Beers jewelry and Christian Louboutin heels.

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Taylor Hill

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in a powder-blue Atelier Versace gown with cutout bodice and sheer draped skirt plus delicate headpiece.

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Saweetie

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strikes a pose in a sparkling, barely-there one-shoulder gown topped with a cape representing the colors of the Filipino flag and the Black American heritage flag.

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Storm Reid

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in a buster and shorts with feathered overskirt and matching layered necklaces, all by Prada.

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Yara Shahidi

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in a Josephine Baker-inspired embroidered strapless gown with matching gloves and belt (all Dior Haute Couture), plus vintage-looking Cartier jewels.

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Zac Posen & Debbie Harry

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he in a tux, she in an American flag-inspired gown with visible hoop skirt of his design, topped with a denim jacket.

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Grimes

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in a Dune-inspired sheer ombré. caped Iris Van Herpen gown with metallic mask, matching sword and clutch that opens to reveal a book of light.

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Stephen & Ayesha Curry

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don coordinating silver-and-gold beaded Atelier Versace attire.

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Cynthia Erivo

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in an ivory two-piece Moschino number with bra top and long train, plus Roberto Coin jewels.

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Kris Jenner

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wearing a tuxedo-inspired tailcoat over cigarette trousers, with Lorraine Schwartz earrings.

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Lili Reinhart

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wears a baby-pink Christian Sirano with exposed boning embellished with the state flowers of all 50 states, plus simple jewels and silver Jimmy Choo heels.

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Cara Delevingne

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makes a statement in her Dior Haute Couture white trousers and matching breastplate, worn with white Dior heels.

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MJ Rodriguez

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in a puff-sleeve white blouse tucked into a pleated black skirt with built-in corset (all Thom Browne), plus Ana Khouri jewels and pointed platforms.

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Joan Smalls

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in a pure white Ralph Lauren halter gown with low back and sparkling Ana Khouri jewelry.

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Channing Tatum

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in a classic Atelier Versace tuxedo.

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Lily Aldridge

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in a custom tonal Ralph Lauren look with sheer shirt and beaded fringe skirt, finished with silver accents and Bulgari gems.

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in a sculptural denim overcoat worn over high-waisted briefs (both Alexander Wang), Fred Leighton jewels and clear heels.

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gets fringe benefits in her dusty-rose gown with full cape and matching thigh-high platform boots.

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Imaan Hammam

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in a sheer spaghetti-strap Atelier Versace gown with cutout stars all the way down and silver heels.

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Lourdes Leon

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attends her first Met Gala in a hot pink beaded Moschino halter gown with bare midriff and dangling earings.

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Kaia Gerber

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in a black strapless gown with appliqués at the bust and structured skirt that she says was an homage to Bianca Jagger.

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Audra McDonald

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tops a black sequin column gown with white collared shirt.

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Maria Sharapova

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in a golden Gabriela Hearst gown with pleated sleeves. and shining collar necklace.

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Adrienne Warren

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in a high-neck, one-sleeve Dundas gown with jeweled accents.

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Dan Levy

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wearing a custom Loewe look inspired by the work of queer artist David Wojnarovicz in order to "celebrate queer love and visibility" as he wrote on Instagram, plus Cartier jewelry.

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Brooklyn Beckham & Nicola Peltz

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he in a classic Valentino tux, she in a hot-pink lace Valentino Haute Couture gown with baby pink opera gloves and major earrings.

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Kehlani

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wears an iridescent silver Aliétte pantsuit with cropped jacket and two-tone hair.

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Jordan Alexander

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in a strapless gown with neon green exposed bustier and multicolor striped and skirt, plus rainbow floral necklace and mint Christian Louboutin pumps.

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Finneas O'Connell

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wearing a crimson Givenchy suit with matching mask and patent boots with Cartier jewelry.

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Leslie Grace

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in a bubblegum crop top and ballgown skirt with sparkly accents, plus Bulgari jewels.

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Precious Lee

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in a silver AREA Couture blazer with padded hips and embellished with 2,250 meters of Swarovski glass crystal chains, plus mesh choker, clear heels and winged clutch.

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Winnie Harlow

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in a bewitching sheer Iris Van Herpen jumpsuit with graphic white print and sheer cape.

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Whoopi Goldberg

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wears a custom violet tiered cape over a turquoise high-neck gown, all by Valentino.

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Maisie Williams

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wears a sheer jumpsuit with glittering detail topped with a structured bodice and train, plus sculptural hairstyle, Nodaleto pumps and sparkling Cartier jewelry.

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Venus Williams

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in a crimson gown with ruffled bodice and bow train, plus statement earrings by Swarovski.

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Emily Ratajkowski

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wears a red lace Vera Wang number with large flower detail at the neck.

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Margaret Qualley

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in a floral-motif organdy-and-silk-tulle gown by Chanel with puff sleeves and sequin and crystal detailing, plus tights, heels and jewels by the brand.

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Josh O'Connor

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wears a custom powder-blue Dunhill tux designed with Connor McKnight.

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Michaela Coel

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in a royal blue V-neck sequin jumpsuit with pointed-toe booties and Nikos Koulis jewels.

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Leon Bridges

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dons a tribute to his home state, Texas, in a cowboy hat, fringe jacket and black trousers, plus Cartier jewelry.

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Lil Uzi Vert

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in a deconstructed Thom Browne suit and kilt with stuffed snake accessory.

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Rosé & Anthony Vaccarello

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she in a bow-topped black Saint Laurent mini, black platforms and floral choker, he in a simple all-black look.

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Ariana DeBose

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in an allover silver pailettte spaghetti strap gown with marcelled hair and silver clutch, all Michael Kors, with Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.

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Kristine Froseth

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in a persimmon criss-cross Tory Burch halter with pockets.

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Chloe & Halle Bailey

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Chloe in an ivory gown with cape and high slit plus Messika jewels and Irene Neuwirth earrings, Halle in a pink bodysuit with fringe and Irene Neuwirth jewels.

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Chance the Rapper & Kirsten Corley

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both in Ralph Lauren, she in an elegant long-sleeve black gown and he in a tux inspired by the brand's 1992 Polo Stadium collection and a Hublot watch.

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Rebecca Hall

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in a patent full-sleeve gown with floral-print details.

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Leylah Fernandez

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in a black-and-white stripe minidress and crystal-buckle platforms.

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Kim Petras

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gives a nod to "horse girls" in her papier-mâché horse head and floral gown with padded hips.

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Charles Melton

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in a classic tux with a deeply unbuttoned shirt revealing necklaces by David Yurman and Anne Sisteron.

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Lee Pace

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in a Thom Browne shorts tux.

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Kiki Layne

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in a black halter gown with elaborate embroidery and Khiry jewels with De Beers diamonds.

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Sienna Miller

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in shimmery rose beige lace Gucci column with matching ostrich feather coat.

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Emma Raducanu

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toasts her US Open win by attending the Met Gala in a bold black-and-white graphic two-piece number with matching jacket and patent booties, all Chanel.

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Kid Cudi

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wears a terry sweatshirt with graphic clear culottes and green sneakers, all Louis Vuitton.

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Amanda Gorman

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one of the night's co-chairs, in a Statue of Liberty-inspired cobalt-blue strapless and sheer gown by Vera Wang, worn with a sparkling laurel wreath-style pins by Jennifer Behr in her hair and matching blue Stuart Weitzman heels, plus a clutch with a nod to the poem on the Statue of Liberty.

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Hunter Schafer

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wears a futuristic two-piece metallic Prada bustier and skirt with surreal headpiece.

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Barbie Ferreira

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wears a Jonathan Simkhai bustier gown with pearl halter, draped sleeves and fringe with pearl details and silver heels.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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in a Brother Vellies gown that reads "tax the rich" on the back and Mejuri gems.

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Lily-Rose Depp

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in a pink sparkly Chanel pink sequin bustier top and skirt embroidered with pink and black flowers, plus shoes and jewelry by the brand.

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Amandla Stenberg

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in a black-and-white Thom Browne look with graphic elements, furry trim, and platform lace-up heels.

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Erykah Badu

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in beaded poncho-style coat, bow tie, domed hat and lace-up boots, all Thom Browne.

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J Balvin

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in a floral sequin Moschino tux with matching balaclava.

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Ella Emhoff

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wears a ruby red Adidas by Stella McCartney ensemble consisting of graphic, glittery peplum top and drawstring pants, with matching sparkling red sneakers and Cartier jewelry.

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Valentina Sampaio

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in a woven crimson asymmetric Iris Van Herpen gown with flowing sleeves and matching heels.

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Evan Mock

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tops his shorts tux with rows of safety pins and a gimp mask, plus Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.

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Addison Rae

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in a vintage lipstick red corset Tom Ford for Gucci gown gown, De Beers jewelry and blonde long bob.

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Pharrell & Helen Williams

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in matching piped western-style leather shirts and pants with similarly-inspired necklaces and gold-toed boots, all Chanel.

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Tom Daley

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wears a Moschino tux with corsetry-inspired lacing and patent boots.

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Adrien Brody & Georgina Chapman

Adrien Brody and Georgina Chapman attend The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021 in New York City.
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make their Met Gala debut as a couple, he in a classic Dior Men tux and she in a beaded beige mermaid gown.

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Ava DuVernay

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wears a black Prada gown with embellished puff sleeves and leather gloves, plus earrings by Nicole Rose Jewelry.

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Rachel Zegler

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dons a golden Dior Haute Couture gown with pleated train and "The Empress" motif.

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Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021
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in a high-neck, backless gold-and-black glittering gown by Sergio Hudson and Ana Khouri jewels.

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Sloane Stephens

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in a scarlet Aliétte gown with high neck, puff sleeves and keyhole cutout, plus Giuseppe Zanotti heels and Swarovski jewels.

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Lil Baby

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wears custom Coach with white sneakers.

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Indya Moore

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in a voluminous formal coat over high-waisted white tap shorts (all Saint Laurent), with metal-tipped heels.

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Lewis Hamilton

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wears a black Kenneth Nicholson suit over a lace shirt with long side panel.

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Julia Garner

Julia Garner attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021 in New York City.
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in a white cutout bodysuit topped with a sparkling silver high-neck column by Stella McCartney with Harry Winston jewels.

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Anitta & Alexandre Birman

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she in a high-slit black Dundas x Revolve gown, Alexandre Birman heels and Lorraine Schwartz choker and he in a classic black tux.

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Gillian Anderson

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wears a simple black Chloé made-to-measure halter with an ammonite nautilus shell incorporated into the bodice.

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Madison Beer

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in a sage green One/Of by Patricia Voto gown with Swarovski-embellished bodice and Lorraine Schwartz jewels.

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Jimmy Fallon

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gets a tux with a twist from Thom Browne.

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Sha'Carri Richardson

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laps the competition in a quilted red bustier with fringe skirt and lace-up heels.

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Paloma Elesser

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in a bright red gown Zac Posen gown with pleated details at the bodice that wrap around into sleeves, plus full train and Ana Khouri jewelry.

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Eugene Lee Yang

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accents his classic tux with a pendant necklace, red Jimmy Choo boots and red eye makeup.

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Isabelle Huppert

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wears a textured scarlet long-sleeve gown with billowing mermaid skirt.

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Sophia Roe

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in an orchid-print Halston gown with Stuart Weitzman heels.

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Janet Mock

Janet Mock attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021 in New York City.
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in a seafoam sequin spaghetti strap Valentino Haute Couture gown with a cloudlike blue-and-white stole.

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Alton Mason

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in a white suit with embroidered neck and shoulders and fringe cuffs, plus bead-embellished shoes and David Yurman jewels.

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Anok Yai

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wears a black gown with white floral embroidery, layers of Ana Khouri necklaces and a feather boa.

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Emma Chamberlain

Emma Chamberlain attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021
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wearing embroidered golden Louis Vuitton with coordinating jewelry and sandals by the brand.

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Ilana Glazer

Ilana Glazer attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021
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co-hosted the livestream with Keke Palmer in a sheer beige Aliétte gown with delicate appliqué and feathered sleeves.

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Jeremy O. Harris

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wears an oversized, windbreaker-inspired canary yellow coat with his Tommy Hilfiger suit.

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Virgil Abloh

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wears a white suit with pleated overskirt, blue gloves and winged hat.

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Anna Wintour

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wears an Oscar de la Renta gown with ruffled neck and hem.

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Will Welch

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in an embroidered patchwork double-breasted suit.

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Donatella Versace

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in her brand's signature coin-embellished bustier with ruffled skirt.

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Tory Burch

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in buttercream gown with black piping of her own design.

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Bee Carrozzini

Bee Carrozzini attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021
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who is expecting her first child, wears a teal off-the-shoulder Valentino Haute Couture gown with matching sash and jewels by A La Vieille Russie.

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Diane von Furstenberg

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in white column with leopard motif and draped olive topper.

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Nikkie de Jager

Nikkie de Jager attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021 in New York City.
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in a teal draped Edwin Oudshoorn mermaid gown with floral detailing and matching crown, plus statement-making bow accent.

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Jordan Roth

Jordan Roth attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021 in New York City.
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in a coat of many colors and jeweled accents, plus necklaces by Lydia Courteille and A La Vieille Russie.

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Huma Abedin

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wears a black Greta Constantine gown with satin trumpet skirt and contrasting pale pink bodice detail.

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Eva Chen

Eva Chen attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021
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teams a striped tea-length dress with checkered opera-length gloves.

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