The "looks" most impressive of the Met Gala 2021

The most anticipated and stellar red carpet in the fashion world unfolded this Monday in New York.

The Met Gala – or the Gala of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (Met, for its acronym in English) – brought together some of the best-known celebrities on the planet.

The event, which is usually held on the first Monday in May, returned after being canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

And while her celebrity guests had to abide by the rules to prevent the spread of COVID, including wearing masks indoors, many couldn’t resist seeking sheer glamor.

The theme of this year’s wardrobe is “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion”, and the looks were inspired by all kinds of things, from the Matrix film franchise to the Statue of Liberty.

The event was co-hosted by the pop star Billie Eilish, the tennis player Naomi Osaka, the actor Timothée Chalamet and the poet Amanda Gorman.

Actor Timothée Chalamet wore a white silk Haider Ackermann suit, a look described as “formal sweatpants.” GETTY IMAGES

Blondie singer Debbie Harry wore a denim jacket and voluminous stars and stripes skirt. GETTY IMAGES

Rapper Lil Nas X appeared in a cape of “royalty” … GETTY IMAGES

… which was removed to reveal a gold Versace suit of armor … GETTY IMAGES

… that was hiding under a sequin bodysuit. GETTY IMAGES

One of the most talked about looks of the night was that of Kim Kardashian, who covered his face and body with a black suit.

The custom design was devised by Demna Gvasalia, creative director of fashion house Balenciaga.

Kim Kardashian’s look generated a series of memes on social networks. GETTY IMAGES

The businesswoman was accompanied by a man, believed to be designer Demna Gvasalia, who was also dressed entirely in black. GETTY IMAGES

The winner of 23 Grand Slam, Serena WilliamsShe was more colorful, wearing a star-sequined jumpsuit under a feather-laden pink cape.

Serena Williams turned heads in a Gucci jumpsuit under a floor-length feather cape. GETTY IMAGES

Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams wore a Matrix-inspired dress that she designed herself. GETTY IMAGES

Vogue boss Anna Wintour, who is overseeing the event, wore an Oscar de la Renta gown in tribute to the late Dominican designer. GETTY IMAGES

Other attendees carried eye-catching accessories to accompany their outfits.

Without an apparent explanation, the singer Frank Ocean wore a green robotic baby, while the singer Grimes he was brandishing a sword.

Frank Ocean carrying his green robotic doll. GETTY IMAGES

Grimes brought a sword to the event. GETTY IMAGES

Among the last to arrive at the Gala was Rihanna, who grabbed the show’s attention at past events, wearing outfits including a pope-inspired costume in 2018.

The singer and businesswoman turned heads once again by posing in an all-black Balenciaga coat, while her boyfriend, rapper A $ AP Rocky, wrapped himself in a multi-colored bedspread.

A $ AP Rocky and Rihanna were late, sporting contrasting outfits. GETTY IMAGES

A celebrity who was not there was the rapper Nicki Minaj, who said that he had not yet received the covid vaccine, a requirement to participate in the event.


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