Rihanna shuts down the Met Gala without even attending

So cool.

The Met Gala wasn’t the same without Rihanna making an appearance, but while she may not have been there in the flesh, she was there in spirit.

Without even attending the biggest night in fashion, the singer has managed to “shut down” the event despite not even serving a look.

Rihanna is considered a Met Gala icon, knowing how to consistently nail the themes. Due to her final months of pregnancy, Rihanna didn’t attend and a tribute was paid to her from beyond the red carpet.

The 34 year old was transformed into a marble statue at the exhibit, depicting her as a glamourous piece of art.

Taking to Instagram to show off her statue, which features her baby bump, the mum to be thanked the Met Museum’s Greco-Roman galleries for the gesture.

She wrote: “Shut down the Met in marble! what’s more gilded than that?

“Lol! Thank

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The best looks from the Met Gala over the last five years

It’s back.

The Met Gala is tonight and as fashion’s biggest night approaches for the first time in over two years, we finally get to see a new wave of the world’s top designers and their signature, statement looks.

This year’s theme is In America: A Lexicon of Fashion, and is part of a two part show focusing on how American fashion has so vastly changed over the past number of years, and to honour the 75th anniversary of the Costume Institute.

And as it kicks off in New York City this evening, we’ve decided to take a look back at some of the best looks from the past five galas, excluding 2020’s About Time: Fashion and Duration theme that was cancelled due to the pandemic.

This year’s gala is set to be a lot more intimate, but don’t worry, we’re still in for a treat when it comes to

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Met Gala 2022: What can we expect from this year’s theme?

What is this year’s theme?

The Met Gala is returning on the first Monday in May and ahead of the biggest night in fashion, there are a few things we need to know.

This year’s theme is a lot more specific than previous years, In America: An Anthology of Fashion, and is the second part of last year’s theme, In America: A Lexicon of Fashion.

Co-chaired by Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, and Lin-Manuel Miranda, it’s set to showcase America’s history with fashion. Last year, the biggest take on the theme was the golden age of Hollywood, but this year is a lot different.

According to Vogue, the theme is all about “gilded glamour, white tie.” If you haven’t heard of this dress code before, white tie is a step up from black tie. It is the most formal dress code there is, so we can only assume all the

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