The 2021 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its latest exhibit on Monday evening, “Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion.”
With that said, one would think there’d be tons of homage and iconography dedicated to the history of American sportswear and fashion. Church hats, athletic uniforms, Marilyn Monroe, petticoats, and blue jeans embody the ethos of America. We didn’t see much of that, unfortunately.
Instead, there were lots of misses and some highs. Below, I break down the 13 best and worst dressed so that you don’t have to.
Best Dressed: Rihanna in Balenciaga Couture
I know what you’re all thinking, “What the actual hell are you thinking?!” Let me explain. Rihanna is one of, maybe the only, stars who lives and breathes as though she is a star. The showbiz flows deep with this girl. This is a woman who understands the assignment.