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© Provided by INSIDER Megan Rapinoe attends the 2021 Met Gala celebrating "In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic/Getty Images
- Soccer Player Megan Rapinoe attended the Met Gala in a star-spangled suit on Monday evening.
- She paired the red and blue outfit with a clutch that said "In Gay We Trust" on the side.
- This year's gala theme was "In America: A Lexicon of Fashion" - a celebration of American fashion.
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Megan Rapinoe wore a star-spangled red and blue suit with a statement clutch bag to the Met Gala, which took place on Monday evening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
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The soccer player's bright red silk pantsuit was designed by Sergio Hudson, according to The Associated Press, who also designed Michelle Obama's purple suit for President Joe Biden's inauguration. Rapinoe wore it with a royal blue blouse that was embroidered with white stars. Her matching clutch bag read "In Gay We Trust" on one side, a play on "In God We Trust."
The theme of this year's gala that led to Rapinoe's interpretation of American identity was "In America: A Lexicon of Fashion" - a celebration of American fashion, as reported by The New York Times in April. © John Shearer/WireImage Megan Rapinoe attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art. John Shearer/WireImage
The Associated Press added that Rapinoe joked about the increased number of athletes attending the US's most prestigious fashion event, saying "we've infiltrated."
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Makes Political Statement with 'Tax the Rich' Gown at 2021 Met Gala
The Democratic congresswoman made her first appearance at the Costume Institute Gala on Monday night Gallery: Just Days Away! Everything to Know About the 2021 Met Gala (US Weekly) Speaking on the potential backlash to her attendance at the Met Gala, the New York representative said, "I think I'm kind of at the point where no matter what I do, if I wake up in the morning, there's going to be someone who has something to say about that. So at the very least, what we should do is act in our integrity and do things with intention and purpose.
Gallery: All of the celebrities who made political statements with their outfits at this year's Met Gala (INSIDER)
All of the celebrities who made political statements with their outfits at this year's Met Gala
- Some attendees chose bold statement looks for this year's Met Gala theme "In America: A Lexicon of Fashion."
- Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wore a dress emblazoned with "tax the rich."
- Nikkie de Jager wore a look inspired by LGBTQ+ activist Marsha P. Johnson.
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In her first Met Gala appearance, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wore a dress with "tax the rich" written on it.
The white Brother Vellies dress was strapless and had a tulle mermaid skirt.
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"Tax the rich" was written on the back in large red type.
"The medium is the message," Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Instagram. "Proud to work with @aurorajames as a sustainably focused, Black woman immigrant designer who went from starting her dream @brothervellies at a flea market in Brooklyn to winning the @cfda against all odds — and then work together to kick open the doors at the Met."
Representative Carolyn B. Maloney wore a dress made of "equal rights for women" pennants.
The multicolored dress was covered with a cape made of individual pennants that said "equal rights for women" on them. Maloney also carried a purse that said "ERA YES," voicing support for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.
It's not the first time Maloney has used her Met Gala outfit to send a message. At the 2019 event, she wore a neon yellow Vassilis Zoulias dress with the firefighter jacket she vowed to wear until the passage of her bill for 9/11 first responders. The Never Forget the Heroes Act became law in July 2019.
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Megan Fox wore a revealing Dundas gown on the red carpet that was covered in crystals and crisscross cutouts.Speaking with YouTuber Emma Chamberlain - who served as a Vogue correspondent at the event - Fox said she's a fan of the gothic character, and wanted to wear a dress similar to one she saw in a monster movie.
Dan Levy paid tribute to queer love with a custom JW Anderson ensemble that referenced the artwork of AIDS activist David Wojnarowicz.
The custom outfit looked like it had a globe on the bodice at first glance, but the map forms the shape of two men kissing — an image adapted from Wojnarowicz's work. Levy told Vanity Fair that he intended for the hand-embroidered, hand-beaded outfit to celebrate "queer love and queer visibility."
"I think that has always kind of been what the Met has embodied — doing what you can do to send a message," Levy said. "It's not just clothes, you're celebrating the impact that fashion can have and culture."
Oversized sleeves, pants embroidered with a map, and black boots covered in gold embellishments and flowers completed the look.
Levy paired the outfit with Cartier jewelry.
Nikkie de Jager, better known as NikkieTutorials, wore a look inspired by LGBTQ+ activist Marsha P. Johnson.
YouTuber Nikkie de Jager is a beauty guru with over 13 million subscribers. Her teal, flower-adorned gown was inspired by the activist Marsha P. Johnson, she told Emma Chamberlain on the red carpet.
Rihanna ditched her giant Met Gala coat for the after-party with a daring sheer ensemble
Fans thought Rihanna had a big reveal planned for the Met Gala red carpet, but she saved her dramatic outfit change for the after-party.But the Fenty founder left that to her boyfriend A$AP Rocky, saving the outfit change for her after-party.
"She was at the forefront of the Stonewall Riots, and she was known for saying 'Pay it no mind.' So I'm not paying it any mind," de Jager said. "And she was known for flowers, so here I am."
De Jager came out as a transgender woman in an emotional video in January 2020.
Cara Delevingne made a statement in a custom Maria Grazia for Dior look.
Delevingne's white bib top declared "Peg the Patriarchy" in red letters.
The custom outfit was a symbol of women empowerment and sends a message to "stick it to the man," Delevingne told Keke Palmer on Vogue's livestream of the red carpet.
Saweetie wore a Christian Cowan gown featuring two statement capes — one referencing the Black American flag and the other paying tribute to the Filipino flag.
The pink, one-shoulder dress had a dramatic cutout on the center of the bodice that exposed most of her torso. She said the gown had 10 million crystals on it.
"Both the flags draping are the Black American heritage flag and the Filipino flag, because I'm Black and Filipino and that's what makes me an American girl," she told E! News on the red carpet.
Billie Eilish agreed to wear Oscar de la Renta only after they agreed to stop making any clothing with fur.
Eilish's peach, off-the-shoulder ball gown had a dramatic train that required five people to carry it in. She paired the dress with Cartier jewelry.
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Her post-gala look wasn't completely faceless.Kardashian's faceless Met Gala look, according to TMZ, was partly influenced by her ex Kanye West. Multiple sources said that West “gave Kim the courage to push the envelope with creativity and people's imagination through art.
Eilish, who's been vegan for seven years, told The New York Times' Jessica Testa that she was "honored to have been a catalyst" at the fashion house, adding that she was shocked that "wearing fur isn't completely outlawed at this point in 2021."
Rapinoe, who plays for the US women's national team, is openly gay and frequently advocates for LGBT rights within and outside of the sporting arena, as Insider's Frank Olito previously reported.
In July 2019, the athlete discussed her political advocacy with NBC News: "I think female athletes, in general, are at the forefront of every protest in general because we're gay, we're women, we're women of color, we're sort of everything all at one time."
"We're unfortunately constantly being oppressed in some sort of way. So I feel like us just being athletes, us just being at the pinnacle of our game is kind of a protest in a way and is sort of defiant in and of itself," she added.
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Mary-Kate and Ashley Designed Elizabeth Olsen’s Breathtaking Emmys Gown Keeping it in the family! The Row founders Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen designed sister Elizabeth Olsen’s gown for the 2021 Emmys — and it’s one of the most sentimental numbers to hit the red carpet thus far. Emmys 2021 Red Carpet Fashion: See What the Stars Wore Read article The actress’s ivory V-neck caftan gown is equal parts elegant and statement-making. She accessorized the breathtaking number with chandelier-style Chopard earrings featuring a whopping 68.77-carats of diamonds.