The second Monday in September has no significance in a normal year, but in 2021, it is the day the Met Gala, which has been unofficially dubbed the biggest fashion event of every year, took place. Themed “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion”, the Met Gala returned after 16 long months of being on hold thanks to the pandemic.
The Met gala 2021 red carpet was — in a word — sublime. After the events of the past year we’ve had, any taste of normalcy is a treat and that includes the spectacle of best dressed celebrities arriving at what some call the Oscars of fashion to their $30,000 seats.
Many who attended the 2021 Met Gala on Monday were dressed to the nines, but some stars stood out from the rest on the red carpet. As usual, there were stars who obeyed the theme of the night and there were also those who did not, but instead went with their own…