The Best Looks From the 2021 Met Gala

Billie Eilish Met Gala 2021
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To make up for last year's lack of a Met Gala, the fashion gods decided to bless everyone with two. The first, "In America: A Lexicon of Fashion," is just the beginning and tonight's red carpet looks could be a preview of what's set to go down with "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" on May 5, 2022, the first Monday in May of next year.

Together, the two exhibits celebrate American fashion and, for the first time, ever, create a two-part Met Gala that gives stars, models, and designers the chance to wear two show-stopping looks to celebrate American fashion.

Co-chairs Amanda Gorman, Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish, and Naomi Osaka make up the youngest group of co-chairs, ever, and the guest list reflected that, with attendees including Emma Chamberlain and Olivia Rodrigo.

"I wanted both shows to be collection-focused exhibitions," Andrew Bolton, the Wendy Yu Curator in Charge of the Costume Institute told Vogue. "And I've been really impressed by American designers' responses to the social and political climate, particularly around issues of body inclusivity and gender fluidity, and I'm just finding their work very, very self-reflective. I really do believe that American fashion is undergoing a Renaissance. I think young designers in particular are at the vanguard of discussions about diversity and inclusion, as well as sustainability and transparency."

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Megan Fox

Megan Fox Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Dundas

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Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Sergio Hudson
Jewelry: Ana Khouri

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Ilana Glazer

Ilana Glazer Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Aliétte

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Timothée Chalamet

Timothée Chalamet Met Gala 2021
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Suit: Haider Ackermann

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Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz

Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Valentino
Suit: Valentino

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Anna Wintour

Anna Wintour Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Oscar de la Renta

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Tom Ford and Heron Preston

Tom Ford Heron Preston Met Gala 2021
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Amanda Gorman

Amanda Gorman Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Vera Wang
Jewelry: Chopard
Shoes: Stuart Weitzman

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Dan Levy

Dan Levy Met Gala 2021
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Suit: Loewe

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Julia Garner

Julia Garner Met Gala 2021
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Ella Emhoff

Ella Emhoff Met Gala 2021
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Maisie Williams

Maisie Williams Met Gala 2021
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Adrien Brody and Georgina Chapman

Adrien Brody and Georgina Chapman Met Gala 2021
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Evan Mock

Evan Mock Met Gala 2021
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Suit: Thom Browne

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Barbie Ferreira

Barbie Ferreira Met Gala 2021
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Saweetie

Saweetie Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Christian Cowan

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Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Oscar de la Renta

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Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Dior

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Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum Met Gala 2021
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Suit: Versace

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Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Louis Vuitton

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Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X Met Gala 2021
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Suit: Versace

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Serena Williams

Serena Williams Met Gala 2021
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Grimes

Grimes Met Gala 2021
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Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson Met Gala 2021
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Dress: AZ Factory

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Kate and Laura Mulleavy

Laura and Kate Mulleavy Met Gala 2021
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Kaia Gerber

Kaia Gerber Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Oscar de la Renta

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Iman

Iman Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Harris Reed

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Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion Met Gala 2021
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Dress, bag: Coach
Shoes: Stuart Weitzman

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Debbie Harry

Debbie Harry Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Zac Posen

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Elliot Page

Elliot Page Met Gala 2021
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MJ Rodriguez

MJ Rodriguez Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Thom Browne

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Kim Petras

Kim Petras Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Collina Strada

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Karlie Kloss and Wes Gordon

Karlie Kloss and Wes Gordon Met Gala 2021
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Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Balenciaga
Jewelry: Tiffany & Co.

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Addison Rae

Addison Rae Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Gucci

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Irina Shayk

Irina Shayk Met Gala 2021
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Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson Met Gala 2021
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Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo Met Gala 2021
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Pete Davidson

Pete Davidson Met Gala 2021
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Suit: Thom Browne

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Megan Rapinoe

Megan Rapinoe Met Gala 2021
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Suit: Sergio Hudson

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Lorde

Lorde Met Gala 2021
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Mary J. Blige

Mary J Blige Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Dundas

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Ciara

Ciara Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Dundas

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Chloe and Halle Bailey

Chloe and Halle Bailey Met Gala 2021
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Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling Met Gala 2021
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Aurora James

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Met Gala 2021
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Diane Kruger

Diane Kruger Met Gala 2021
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Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Iris van Herpen

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Gemma Chan

Gemma Chan Met Gala 2021
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Emily Blunt

Emily Blunt Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Miu Miu

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Hailey Bieber

Hailey Bieber Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Saint Laurent

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Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Ralph Lauren

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Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz

Alicia Keys Swizz Beatz Met Gala 2021
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Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Ralph Lauren

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Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong’o Met Gala 2021
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Simone Biles

Simone Biles Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Area

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Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Thom Browne

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Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian Met Gala 2021
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Olivia Rodrigo

Olivia Rodrigo Met Gala 2021
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Jumpsuit: Saint Laurent

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Winnie Harlow

Winnie Harlow Met Gala 2021
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Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes

Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Michael Kors

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Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Prada

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Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson Met Gala 2021
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Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Custom Givenchy Haute Couture

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Cara Delevingne

Cara Delevingne Met Gala 2021
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In Dior.

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Regina King

Regina King Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Michael Kors

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Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart Met Gala 2021
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Suit: Chanel

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Zoë Kravitz

Zoe Kravitz Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Saint Laurent

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Tessa Thompson

Tessa Thompson Met Gala 2021
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Emily Ratajkowski

Emily Ratajkowski Met Gala 2021
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Dress: Vera Wang

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Carey Mulligan

Carey Mulligan Met Gala 2021
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Michaela Coel

Michaela Coel Met Gala 2021
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Hunter Schafer

Hunter Schafer Met Gala 2021
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