Marking the couple’s red-carpet debut, Rihanna wore an all-black ruffled Balenciaga overcoat and matching hat, while Rocky donned a colorful quilt-inspired look by ERL. The two were the last celebrities to arrive at the event, around 10 p.m., after considerable drama over when they would show up. This is not Rihanna’s first show-stopping Met Gala look, of course — who could forget her pope ensemble in 2018 or 2015’s omelette dress? Such is her power. But even when the singer didn’t make it to the Gala, like in 2019, she still ruled the conversation. The moment we've all been waiting for. Queen of the #MetGala, Rihanna and ASAP Rocky have arrived: https://t.co/1ny3z61xk1 pic.twitter.com/ear2IdsRfe— British Vogue (@BritishVogue) September 14, 2021
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In what was perhaps the least surprising turn of events last night, Rihanna arrived to the Met Gala fashionably late along with her boyfriend, A$AP Rocky, clad in one of the evening’s most memorable looks.