This year’s Met Gala theme is “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” and everyone in attendance of fashion night’s out, AKA Rihanna’s night showed off their interpretation of what “In America” means to them. From transforming outfits, to Old Hollywood reimagined, to a melting pot of what America is today, the potential is endless. Below, we have chosen our top 50 looks of the night, ranking our favorites.
Julia Garner looking like a star, quite literally shimmering from head to toe.
Ella Emhoff making street fashion Met Gala worthy in this red ensemble.
Taraji P. Henson looks like a classic beauty in this sparkly black number, with white crystal accents.
Maisie Williams is almost unrecognizable with shaved eyebrows, an ornate hairdo, and avante-garde look.
Co-chair Timothée Chalamet surprisingly makes this satin tux look work with white socks and Converses.
We are loving Megan Rapinoe's bold statement: In Gay We Trust and playing up on American colors.
Honorary chair Adam Mosseri and Monica Mosseri nailed their refreshing wearable art looks!
Ben Platt is giving us glam cowboy in this bright denim look, featuring a flared leg and platform boots.
Virgil Abloh thinking outside of the box, giving us high-fashion sheep with his headpiece.
Evan Mock with a bold S&M mask, hardware incorporated suit jacket, and shorts!
Jennifer Hudson giving us Aretha Franklin, celebrates her 40th birthday in a big way at the Met.
Amy Fine Collins is giving us Cruella De Vil vibes with this ensemble, even accessorizing with a pooch purse!
We love a coordinate couple and Ayesha Curry and Stephen Curry look stunning with gilded accents.
Keke Palmer shined as host of the Teen Vogue livestream coverage of the event.
Dev Hynes is giving the best representation of what we love to see on men this coming Fall and Winter season.
The gorgeous couple look amazing, with Taika donning a black silk suit, while Rita shined in her glam two-piece outfit.
Tracee Ellis Ross' hair had an indigo hue in the light, matching her ensemble.
Maluma said his farm upbringing inspired his red leather cowboy outfit.
Coming off from her VMAs performance high, Chloe Bailey stuns in this all white look.
Emily Blunt looks like a princess with her star tiara.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a bold message painted in red on the back of her dress: TAX THE RICH.
Gigi Hadid plays up Old Hollywood in a new way, with leather gloves.
Mary J Blige is a walking bar of gold, as she should be.
Ciara incorporates her husband's number in this sparkling lime jersey dress.
Valentina Sampaio is showing off major phoenix energy with the movement in her outfit.
Co-chair Amanda Gorman invoking Lady Liberty, with a book in hand which reads, ""Give Us Your Tired" -- a nod to the poem that appears on the foot of the Statue of Liberty.
Following Texas' recent bill, Carolyn Maloney proudly represents women.
Showing up as a king, Lil Nas X's first part of his three-part Met Gala look is a gigantic golden cape that only he could pull off.
Co-chair Billie Eilish redeemed her VMA look by showing up as glam as they come, compared to Marilyn Monroe. She said the holiday Barbies she wanted as a child inspired this look.
Winnie Harlow's dress is giving us movement with this ensemble!
Saweetie looks flawless in this sexy yet elegant multi-color dress.
We rarely see Frank Ocean at events, but when we do, oh does he slay -- and make us ponder why the heck he's got a baby in his arms? The green animatronic babe was his nod to film. Not to mention, it matches his lime green buzz.
Yara Shahidi looks like a princess and goddess all wrapped in to one.
What else but stunning would we expect from Madonna's daughter, Lourdes Leon? The belly button ring and criss-cross belt is giving us glam belly dancer.
Co-chair Naomi Osaka melds together her heritages of Haitian and Japanese and gave us this amazingly fierce look. Her hair is art!
Though we're not exactly sure how this fits in to the In America theme, Lorde looks stunning, with a bare chest and beach queen headpiece.
We love a man in a dress and Pete Davidson topping it off with a long white blazer with black trim and boots is a punk's dream.
Barbie Ferreira adorned in all pearls and shaved brows is the high fashion we've been craving from an event like this.
Though not as mind-blowing as her VMA look, Megan Fox is still dropping jaws at the Met Gala and has one strong message: "A woman who is intelligent and knows how to weaponize her own beauty, there’s nothing more dangerous than that.”
Cynthia Erivo's use of accessories and attention to detail didn't go unnoticed.
Matching in all black leather suits, we are loving Helen Lasichanh and Pharrell Williams' In America adaptation.
Americans love superheroes, and Lil Nax X gave us just that after he unsheathed his king's robe.
For his final look finale, Lil Nas X's final form of America is a very form-fitting zip-up tracksuit.
Gabrielle Union's hair and dress is a walking vision at this year's Met Gala.
When thinking of this year's theme, Lupita Nyong'o thought of America being the birth and popularity of denim.
Erykah Badu let her accessories do the talking, with a gun-shaped bag and her face hidden within a mesh orb, taking her high-fashion interpretation of In America to an unmatched level.
Grimes looks more intergalactic-meets-Lord of the Rings than American, but with the theme of In America, really anything goes.
Teyana Taylor really knows how to serve body and fashion at the same time -- absolutely flawless.
Iman is the center of our universe in this beautiful ensemble.
Since we haven't seen Rihanna's red carpet look, we have to give the #1 spot to Zoë Kravitz for this vision of perfection.