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Here's What Your Favorite Stars Wore to Their First Met Gala

Show-stopping looks from Kim Petras, BLACKPINK’s Rosé and more.

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It’s been a hectic couple of weeks for the fashion crowd in New York, with physical runway shows returning to the city, then the MTV VMAs and now the 2021 Met Gala. With the event arriving after multiple delays and cancellations due to the pandemic, fans are more excited than ever to see their favorite celebrities walk the red carpet in stunning looks. With a number of stars making their debut Met Gala appearances this year, here, we roundup what the first-timers wore to fashion’s biggest night out.

This year’s event — themed “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” — welcomed a number of social media influencers such as YouTuber Emma Chamberlain, who wore a golden dress by Louis Vuitton. Meanwhile, CL and BLACKPINK‘s Rosé became the first two female K-pop musicians to attend the event. Kim Petras arrived in a horse head-shaped bustier by Collina Strada, while Lil Nas X made an impressive entrance, revealing three different custom outfits by Versace.

Scroll down to see what celebrities and influencers wore for their Met Gala debut.

Addison Rae

Met Gala Debut First-Ever Red Carpet Looks Celebrities Influencers BLACKPINK Rose Emma Chamberlain Megan Thee Stallion

TikTok star Addison Rae kept things simple in a bold red vintage Gucci gown designed by Tom Ford in 2003.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Met Gala Debut First-Ever Red Carpet Looks Celebrities Influencers BLACKPINK Rose Emma Chamberlain Megan Thee Stallion

AOC delivered a political message with her choice of outfit. She wore a white, Brother Vellies-designed gown that reads “TAX THE RICH” in red, along with a bag bearing the same statement.

Barbie Ferreira

Met Gala Debut First-Ever Red Carpet Looks Celebrities Influencers BLACKPINK Rose Emma Chamberlain Megan Thee Stallion

Euphoria star Barbie Ferreira opted for a pearl-encrusted gown created by Jonathan Simkhai.

CL

Met Gala Debut First-Ever Red Carpet Looks Celebrities Influencers BLACKPINK Rose Emma Chamberlain Megan Thee Stallion

CL is one of the first female K-pop stars to attend the Met Gala. The “SPICY” queen tapped Alexander Wang to put together a denim hanbok, which revealed white cotton rib briefs underneath.

Ella Emhoff

Met Gala Debut First-Ever Red Carpet Looks Celebrities Influencers BLACKPINK Rose Emma Chamberlain Megan Thee Stallion

Ella Emhoff put comfort first in an all-red ensemble created by adidas by Stella McCartney. To accessorize, she wore jewels by Cartier.

Emma Chamberlain

Met Gala Debut First-Ever Red Carpet Looks Celebrities Influencers BLACKPINK Rose Emma Chamberlain Megan Thee Stallion

Of course, social media star Emma Chamberlain appeared in Louis Vuitton tonight. The influencer channeled her inner Twiggy with retro-inspired glam, accompanying her bedazzled mini dress with cut-out detailing and an asymmetrical hem.

Kim Petras

Met Gala Debut First-Ever Red Carpet Looks Celebrities Influencers BLACKPINK Rose Emma Chamberlain Megan Thee Stallion

Kim Petras wore one of the most eye-catching looks of the night with a three-dimensional horse head on a Collina Strada bustier. The piece was accompanied by a panniered skirt in vibrant prints signature to Hillary Taymour.

Lil Nas X

For his Met Gala debut, Lil Nas X showed up in a total of three looks custom designed by Donatella Versace. The outfit change began with a royal cape, then a metallic gold suit revealed underneath. The rapper completed his dramatic look with a crystal-embellished bodysuit.

Megan Thee Stallion

Met Gala Debut First-Ever Red Carpet Looks Celebrities Influencers BLACKPINK Rose Emma Chamberlain Megan Thee Stallion

The Hot Girl channeled old Hollywood and Marilyn Monroe, donning a Coach gown with an asymmetrical, ruffled hem.

Olivia Rodrigo

Met Gala Debut First-Ever Red Carpet Looks Celebrities Influencers BLACKPINK Rose Emma Chamberlain Megan Thee Stallion

One of the youngest attendees of the night, the 18-year-old “good 4 u” singer appeared in a sheer lace catsuit by Saint Laurent. The look was complete with black feather detailing.

Rosé of BLACKPINK

Met Gala Debut First-Ever Red Carpet Looks Celebrities Influencers BLACKPINK Rose Emma Chamberlain Megan Thee Stallion

Member of K-pop group BLACKPINK, Rosé stunned in a chic mini dress designed by Saint Laurent’s Anthony Vaccarello, who accompanied her on the red carpet.

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