Awards season has officially begun and already, it’s been a whirlwind of head-turning fashion looks. Just 24 hours after the wild red carpet moments at the VMAs, the biggest stars in entertainment gathered yet again — but this time, on the iconic steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City for the annual Met Gala. This year’s event was given the theme “In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion”, prompting guests to choose styles inspired by American fashion throughout history.

A clear standout trend was Old Hollywood glamour, as seen on A-listers such as Billie Eilish, Kaia Gerber, and Megan Fox. As always, there were some seriously out-there ensembles (Kim K’s has absolutely everyone buzzing), and of course, Rihanna’s surprising look served as the grand finale to the evening’s festivities. Ahead, see our roundup of the best-dressed celebrities at the 2021 Met Gala.

Best dressed celebrities 2021 Met Gala

Kendall Jenner was dripping with gemstones in this sheer Givenchy dress.

Normani in this billowing, mustard-yellow Valentino ball gown.

Billie Eilish or Marilyn Monroe? The 19-year-old singer stunned in a custom Oscar de la Renta gown.

The newly-engaged star looked gorgeous in a monochromatic pink look by Michaek Kors.

Jennifer Lopez went full-on cowgirl in this Ralph Lauren ensemble.

Gigi Hadid looked undeniably chic in this Prada.

Keke Palmer channeled Diana Ross in this stunning gown by Sergio Hudson.

As expected, Rihanna stole the show with this epic Balenciaga look.

Kaia Gerber looked regal as ever in Oscar de la Renta.

Say what you will about Kim Kardashian’s dramatic Balenciaga look, but it certainly had people talking.

Megan Fox gave us pin-up girl glam in this red Dundas gown and Bettie Page-inspired bangs.

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