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Dark and dazzling, The Met Gala 2021

Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid at The Met Gala, Source: Instagram

The theme for this years gala was 'In America: A Lexicon of Fashion'

By IANSlife

September 14, 2021 Fashion's biggest extravaganza, The Met Gala 2021, made a come with a vengeance after a skip in 2020 due to the pandemic. The theme for this years gala was 'In America: A Lexicon of Fashion', and as usual in attendance were a long list of celebrities including actors, musicians and sport persons. Many fashion houses and celebrities chose to dazzle with the dark side of fashion as capes, leather, face masks and all kinds of drama unfolded at the event, as black ruling the red carpet with its darker vibe. 

 

Met Gala regulars like Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Sharon Stone, Emily Blunt, Irina Shayk, Gigi Hadid and the Kardashian-Jenner siblings were spotted alongside debutantes like 18-year-old British tennis star Emma Raducanu who recently won the US Open, Rose Leslie from The Game of Thrones, gymnast Nia Dennis and Justin and Hailey Beiber who walked the Me carpet together for the first time.

 

The event is hosted by Vogue's Dame Anna Wintour and is held annually at The Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Here's a look at some of the stars who chose to walk on the darker side:

Rihanna
Dressed in Balenciaga, Rihanna donned a voluminous overcoat and a fascinator teamed with Bulgari jewels
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Kim & Kanye
Dressed in Balenciaga, Kim and Kanye made a rare appearance together since they announced their divorce
Fans were on the fence about their all-black outfits which covered even their faces 
Source: Instagram

 

J Balvin
J Balvin made hi Met Gala debut in colourful Moschino
Source: Instagram

 

Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes looked playful in Michael Kors inspired look from his Studio 54 times.  
Source: Instagram

 

Winne Harlow
Winne Harlow wore a sheer black full bodysuit with an organza cape
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Grimes choose a sci-fi inspiration featuring a sheer bodysuit with silver accents and a sword inspired by the 1995 novel 'Dune'
Source: Instagram

 

Gigi Hadid
Gigi Hadid looked absolutely catty in a black and white Prada gown. Leather gloves, red hair and blue eye makeup did the rest of the job.
Source: Instagram

 

Beibers
The Biebers made their Met Gala debut as a couple. 
Justin was dressed in La Maison Drew, which is an extension of his brand Drew House. while Hailey wore a strapless Saint Laurent gown
Source: Instagram


 

Billie
Billie Eilish. Met Gala Co-chair  wore a peach corset gown with dark eye makeup 
Source: Instagram

 

Hunter Schafer
 Hunter Schafer wore a silver leather crop top and pencil skirt from Prada . She accessorised her look with a spider on her Third eye
Source: Instagram

 

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