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See all the trending red carpet looks from the 2021 Met Gala

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for New York’s hottest parade.

After much anticipation – and a one-year delay due to the coronavirus pandemic – the 2021 Met Gala took place on September 13 with Hollywood’s biggest stars showing up and showing up for a safe and secure event. fabulous.

While the guest list was smaller to follow safety protocols, many of your favorite actors, singers, athletes, and red carpet pros attended the star-studded event.

To start, Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish, poet Amanda Gorman and tennis star Naomi Osaka were the co-chairs of the event, while designer and filmmaker Tom ford, Instagram manager Adam Mosséri and Vogue‘s Anna wintour held the title of honorary chair.

This year’s theme was a tribute to the evolution of American fashion and a celebration of the role of American labels in championing sustainability, diversity and inclusion.

And yes, the Met Gala invitation stated that the dress code was “American Independence.” With that in mind, many fashion experts have predicted many American designers, patriotic makeup looks and sparkling sequins. So were they right about the money?