When you think fashion goddesses, Rihanna's name definitely pops up on that list, so who better than the musician to take on the hosting duties of fashion's biggest night?
The annual benefit will see some of the fashion industry's most elite players come together to celebrate the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute's spring exhibition.
Amal Clooney traded in her barrister robes for a statement making trousers and gown combo as she assumed her duties as a co-host of the 2018 Met Gala on Monday night in New York City. Photography from inside the Met Gala will be only available for license exclusively through Getty Images. Yet, either incarnation would be entirely apt for the unique dress code.
Even though Yu has just flown in overnight from Shanghai to meet Vogue in a studio in deepest East London (equipped with a vanity bag of sleep masks, Chanel serums and tech facial devices), the discombobulating change of scenery and time zones does not sway her to divulge secrets about what she will be wearing on Monday night. "Rhianna became a fashion star on the Met red carpet".
For 2012's "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations" theme, Rihanna slithered onto the carpet in a sexy, sultry Tom Ford crocodile-embossed leather dress.
It took the designer two years to make and required a handful of men to help carry the train up the Met Gala stairs. Here she is pictured attending the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" themed event in New York City on May 1, 2017. Fans can also follow all the Met Gala banter by checking out E! live streams of the event on the network's Facebook Live, E! Donning a black, beaded lace gown by Stella McCartney, Rihanna shimmered on the carpet and proved her sexy style was here to stay.
RiRi was hard to miss at the 2011 Met Gala, arriving looking like a gorgeous gothic mermaid to fit the year's theme of "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty". Do not cut, copy or lift any content from this website without our consent.