In pics: Stars arrive at Met Gala 2021 red carpet in dazzling outfits

  • The much-awaited fashion gala is back after being delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This year's Met Gala theme is 'In America: A Lexicon of Fashion', and it honours the 75th anniversary of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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Met Gala was delayed from its usual scheduled date on the first Monday in May after last years was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Guests were required to provide proof of vaccination and wear masks at all times, except for when drinking and eating.

Met Gala was delayed from its usual scheduled date on the first Monday in May after last years was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Guests were required to provide proof of vaccination and wear masks at all times, except for when drinking and eating.

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Met Gala queen, Rihanna, showed up late in a huge black Balenciaga look and hat accompanied by A$ap Rocky in a multicoloured quilted number. She wore over 267 carats of Bulgari diamonds, including two choker necklaces.(AFP)

Met Gala queen, Rihanna, showed up late in a huge black Balenciaga look and hat accompanied by A$ap Rocky in a multicoloured quilted number. She wore over 267 carats of Bulgari diamonds, including two choker necklaces.(AFP)

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Twinning in black, Justin Bieber and Hailey Rhode Baldwin Bieber walked hand-in-hand at the Met Gala 2021.(AFP)

Twinning in black, Justin Bieber and Hailey Rhode Baldwin Bieber walked hand-in-hand at the Met Gala 2021.(AFP)

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Kendall Jenner arrived at the Met Gala 2021 in a sheer gown adorned with glittering gemstones.(AFP)

Kendall Jenner arrived at the Met Gala 2021 in a sheer gown adorned with glittering gemstones.(AFP)

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Comedian-actor Pete Davidson appeared on the fashion show wearing a longline Thom Browne suit and kilt.(AFP)

Comedian-actor Pete Davidson appeared on the fashion show wearing a longline Thom Browne suit and kilt.(AFP)

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Emma Chamberlain went for a gold mini with cutouts at the waist and chunky mirror and chain detail.(AFP)

Emma Chamberlain went for a gold mini with cutouts at the waist and chunky mirror and chain detail.(AFP)

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Ralph Lauren dressed Jennifer Lopez in fur with a brown look in her signature plunge at the neck and high slit, a wide-brimmed Western-style hat on her head.(AFP)

Ralph Lauren dressed Jennifer Lopez in fur with a brown look in her signature plunge at the neck and high slit, a wide-brimmed Western-style hat on her head.(AFP)

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Veteran singer Madonna's daughter, Lourdes Leon, arrived on the red carpet wearing a hot pink dress with metallic embroidered embellishments. More than her outfit, social media users praised her for proudly flaunting her armpit hair while posing for the pictures at the star-studded affair.(AFP)

Veteran singer Madonna's daughter, Lourdes Leon, arrived on the red carpet wearing a hot pink dress with metallic embroidered embellishments. More than her outfit, social media users praised her for proudly flaunting her armpit hair while posing for the pictures at the star-studded affair.(AFP)

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Yara Shahidi wore a silver custom Dior complete with a headpiece. She said she was inspired by Josephine Baker.(AFP)

Yara Shahidi wore a silver custom Dior complete with a headpiece. She said she was inspired by Josephine Baker.(AFP)

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Amanda Gorman looked breathtaking in blue custom Vera Wang with a diamond laurel wreath in her hair.(Instagram/@ amandascgorman)

Amanda Gorman looked breathtaking in blue custom Vera Wang with a diamond laurel wreath in her hair.(Instagram/@ amandascgorman)

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