Often referred to as the "Oscars of fashion", the Met Gala is one of the biggest events for celebrities, designers, and fashion lovers around the world. And, after a year and a half hiatus, fashion's biggest night is back!
Co-chaired by Naomi Osaka, Billie Eilish, Timothée Chalamet, and Amanda Gorman, alongside Tom Ford, Adam Mosseri, and Anna Wintour as honorary chairs, this year's theme, titled "In America: A Lexicon of Fashion", sets out to honor and spotlight American designers. Everything from haute couture gowns, avant-garde pieces, and, our favorite, decadent wedding-worthy looks are major trends on the iconic Met steps!
So, whether you're on the hunt for a one-of-a-kind wedding dress or just looking for some major style inspiration, ahead, our favorite bridal moments from the 2021 Met Gala.
Dramatic feathers were heavily seen down the bridal fashion runway this past season, and Ilana Glazer's, Aliétte, gown shows how this look is here to stay. We're also loving the patterned detail on the dress, for brides who aren't afraid to go the non-traditional route.
Florals for...bridal, that is! We absolutely love Wintour's custom Oscar de la Renta gown. For brides-to-be looking to incorporate color in a unique and contemporary way, grab some inspiration from this iconic floral dress.
If you're looking for something blue, Amanda Gorman's Vera Wang starry gown is the one to know. We see it flowing down the aisle and as an after-party dress.
Equal parts modern and sexy, Gerner's gown is high up on our bridal fashion inspiration list!
To no one's surprise, co-founder of Marchesa, Georgina Chapman, showed up in a showstopping wedding-worthy look!
Everything about this look is amazing! From the gloves to the veil, and actual dress, Shahidi's custom Dior gown is everything a bride should consider for her big day.
For brides looking for a roaring 20s vibe, look no further!
All we can say is unbelievable! Billie Eilish looks like a complete princess in this custom Oscar de la Renta gown, showing us that you can never go wrong wearing a ballgown.
Whether she intended to or not, Adrienne Warren is giving us #bridalgoals.
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From the soft pink hue to the ruffled trim, we can absolutely see this Coach gown on a bride who has a fun and flirty aesthetic.
For brides who subscribe to a more is more aesthetic, take some bridal fashion cues from the one and only Donatella Versace, who donned a gorgeous and fashion-forward high-low ballgown.
The blazer dress is one of our favorite fashion trends and we absolutely love model, Precious Lee's rendition of this trending bridalwear look.
Chloe Fineman's Met Gala gown shows us how you can incorporate pattern and color into a bridal look, while still looking elegant, modern, and sophisticated. Brides, take note!
Chloe Bailey exudes ultimate bridal vibes in this all-white, silk number. Between the cape, train, and thigh-high slit, her gown is perfect for the red carpet and the aisle.
Like a celestial goddess, Emily Blunt stuns in this Miu Miu jeweled gown. We love it for brides who want a "wow" moment on their big day.
Avant garde, but make it bridal! And that's exactly what Gabrielle Union did on the Met Gala carpet.
There's nothing more wedding-worthy than an epic train, and Alicia Keys' gown shows what every bride should consider on their big day—a tiered tulle skirt and a fabulous train!
Claire Danes' strapless midi is a wonderful look for brides having a small civil ceremony, or those who'd prefer to opt for a shorter hemline. The oversized back bow and train also add an elevated dimension to the minimal but lovely dress. Even better, her silver shoes from ALDO (the "Felawen") are accessible for brides looking to have some fun on the dance floor during the reception.
We are absolutely swooning over Hadid's all-white column gown featuring a corset bodice. Though many brides may ditch the black gloves, the dress itself is definitely worthy to be worn down the aisle.
If you're a bride who's not afraid to take fashion risks (seriously!), then Kendall Jenner's look may be your go-to for a jaw-dropping wedding moment.
Joan Smalls shows us what every modern bride should consider for her wedding day—a dress that's simple, sexy, and sparkly.
A best dressed for the night, Allyson Felix stunned in this sumptuous Fendi gown we wish we could wear for our own nuptials!