Megan Thee Stallion channeled Marilyn Monroe and old Hollywood at the 2021 Met Gala on Monday evening (Sept. 13).
Thee Hot Girl, who called herself “Megan Monroe,” wore a bedazzled Coach ballgown with a ruffled hem at the steps of her first-ever Met Gala ball. The rapper told Vogue livestream host Keke Palmer that she wanted to serve “Hollywood glamor.”
Fellow artist Billie Eilish is one of the co-chairs for the evening, alongside Timothée Chalamet, Amanda Gorman and Naomi Osaka.The annual fashion event was postponed indefinitely in 2020, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but the gala is back this year with the theme of “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion.”
Rihanna will host the event’s official afterparty, teaming with hospitality giant Richie Akiva to throw the Met Ball’s private post-gala bash. Rihanna shared the news on her Instagram Story, joking to her followers, “If you planning a MET Ball after party…don’t.”
See Megan Thee Stallion’s look at the 2021 Met Gala below.