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"
Rihanna & A$AP Rocky
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.
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.)
knows there's nothing more American than a little black dress (hers is Balenciaga). And yes, she had a full face of makeup on.
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.
in a black turtleneck crop top and iridescent silver skirt with black boots and belt, all by Ralph Lauren.
Justin & Hailey Bieber
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.
in a My Fair Lady-inspired, crystal-embellished sheer Givenchy Haute Couture gown worn over a nude bodysuit, with full sparkling choker.
in a denim Atelier Versace ballgown with pleated train and crystal detailing, plus De Beers diamonds.
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.
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.)
makes her Met Gala debut in a lace Saint Laurent bodysuit with feathered bodice and dangling earrings, plus black platforms.
in sheer collared skirt and tiered white ballgown skirt with massive Van Cleef & Arpels diamonds.
in strong-shouldered, ruby Dundas that was fully hand-beaded, featuring lace-up details, Lorraine Schwartz jewelry and Jimmy Choo sandals.
Lil Nas X
in part three of his Versace outfit (he started in a regal robe, then removed it to show a shiny gold knight's suit, then took that off to reveal this spangled jumpsuit).
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.
in a glittering pinstripe column topped with a matching suit jacket-inspired cape with sequin lining, all by Michael Kors, plus Harry Winston jewels.
wears a black sequin minidress with dragon motif, pale green bow train and Harry Winston jewelry with Christian Louboutin heels.
gives rockabilly vibes in her high pony, rolled bangs and ruffled pink jacket over tuxedo pants (all Chanel).
tops her Barbie-pink bustier ballgown with a sheer cape by Valentino Haute Couture, plus Cartier gems.
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
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..
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.
wears a Fendi look consisting of a modern ivory dinner jacket with thin black piping, with coordinating shirt and trousers, plus a classic watch.
in a two=piece ivory look embellished with charm details, a full train and spiky crown.
in snow-white Fendi Couture embellished with 240,000 ostrich feathers and crystal beads.
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.
wears a ruffled red Iris Van Herpen minidress with black patent boots.
makes her Met Gala debut in a balloon-shape metallic floral gown with train and pink platforms, plus retro-inspired hair.
Taraji P. Henson
in an allover beaded and sequin Moschino jumpsuit with contrasting silver trim, Roberto Coin jewels and Stuart Weitzman heels.
Kit Harington & Rose Leslie
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).
in a sheer beaded fringe gown with ivory cape and a star-spangled crown in her hair, all by Miu Miu, plus Messika jewels.
in a red leather Atelier Versace ensemble with gold accents, fringe details and matching cowboy boots.
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!)
in a "sexy nun" Thom Browne sheath with piped jacket and lace-up shoes, plus Fred Leighton and Kwiat jewels and Silhouette sunglasses.
one of the night's co-chairs, in a custom look incorporating a double-breasted jacket, couture sweats, plus Cartier jewels and Converse sneakers.
in dramatic scarlet gown with portrait neckline, mermaid hem and oversize stole.
in a lavender beaded Atelier Versace gown with detached sleeves, Harry Winston jewels and Stuart Weitzman heels.
in a strapless white midi with gathered full train, Tasaki pearl ear cuff and metallic silver heels.
accents her highlighter yellow caped mini with hot pink eyeshadow, bold multicolor Tasaki earrings and Jimmy Choo heels (plus her new engagement ring!).
Taika Waititi & Rita Ora
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.
in a full Thom Browne cape with beaded stripes and green drop earrings.
Tracee Ellis Ross
in a voluminous deep blue gown with ruffled neck and wide belt.
dons a barely-there silver lamé gown with beaded straps and silver-and-black heels.
wears a glitterinng beige slip Iris Van Herpen dress with radiant, petal-shaped panels and matching Jimmy Choo platforms.
in a lemon meringue-yellow suit with shimmery gray tank underneath and white sneakers.
in a velvet Prada three-piece suit, beaded necklace and a green animatronic baby (no word on what the baby is wearing).
in an ivory bustier Prada column with contrasting black accents, a drop necklace and sparkling heels.
in a goldenrod-yellow Valentino Haute Couture ballgown with voluminous sleeves and skirt, with contrasting Lorraine Schwartz pendant.
Mary J. Blige
in allover beaded, plunging, high-slit Dundas with golden Casadei heels and Lorraine Schwartz jewels.
wears a red suit with star-print blue blouse by Sergio Hudson, Ana Khouri jewelry and a statement clutch.
in finely pleated gold lamé Altuzarra gown with plunging, laced-up neckline and sparkling button earrings.
goes for the gold (again) in a high-shine high-low skirt and crop top.
in '20s-inspired Tory Burch with chandelier earrings.
wears a satin-lapel tux with green rose boutonniere and formal sneakers.
in high-low navy satin by Tory Burch with wide corset-style belt, Jimmy Choo heels and dangling earrings.
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.
Megan Thee Stallion
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,
Jeremy Scott & Irina Shayk
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.
in a red Atelier Versace halter gown with crystal embellishment and attached glove, plus Bulgari jewels.
accentuates his navy Ralph Lauren tux with a beaded necklace and matching hair with star shape dyed in.
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.
in a plunging, backless jumpsuit and platform boots.
dresses up his denim tuxedo with a tie-neck blouse and platforms, plus Boucheron rings and Steve Madden platforms.
in a crimson minidress with long train and sculpted shoulders, plus rosette-adorned clutch, De Beers jewelry and Christian Louboutin heels.
in a powder-blue Atelier Versace gown with cutout bodice and sheer draped skirt plus delicate headpiece.
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.