The annual Met Gala, ordinarily held on the first Monday in May, was the first Monday in September this year ― and the guests really brought it.
In celebration of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, some of the biggest stars in fashion, music, acting, politics, and beyond turned out to show off interpretations of this year’s theme, “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion.”
Guests included celebrities from Olivia Rodrigo to Lil Nas X, Jennifer Lopez to Rihanna. And the outfits, naturally, featured everything from sparkles and political statements to dupes for duvet covers.
Below, we’ve rounded up some of the best and most outlandish ensembles for your viewing pleasure: