Recent off her wins eventually evening’s MTV Video Music Awards (Greatest New Artist and Track of the 12 months for “Driver’s License”), Olivia Rodrigo is able to take a activate the purple carpet at a special affair — the 2021 Met Gala. The 18-year-old singer has certainly had an eventful 12 months, throughout which her hit “Driver’s License” broke Spotify’s report for many streams in a single week.
If that wasn’t a sign that the younger star has “made” it, tonight is. The Met Gala, often held on the primary Monday in Might, is on pandemic time (the second Monday in September), however nonetheless right here to present the wealthy and well-known an excuse to show up in a elaborate gown, step and repeat for the digicam, and benefit from the firm of entertainers let free in New York Metropolis’s Metropolitan Museum of Artwork for the evening.
This 12 months is the Costume Institute’s 75th anniversary, which determined to go along with In America: A Lexicon of Vogue as a theme to rejoice. Rodrigo arrived on the foot of these well-known stairs clad in a black lace jumpsuit by Saint Laurent, which had what seems to be an ostrich feather trim on the neckline. The look was very a lot giving rocker vibes, of which Rodrigo mentioned she was a fan throughout a purple carpet chat with Vogue livestream host Keke Palmer.