Rihanna slays the Met Gala red carpet in a pope-inspired look

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The Met Gala red carpet is one of the most-anticipated celebrity fashion moments of the year, but it’s amazing anyone bothers pulling a look when they know Rihanna is coming.

The singer and style icon didn’t fail to impress in 2018 with a pope-inspired dress designed by Maison Margiela Artisanal. The diamond-studded corset and bishop’s hat were stunning and apt for this year’s theme: Catholicism’s influence on fashion.

People on Twitter were happy to declare Rihanna the winner of the Met Gala red carpet—and worthy of her own religious movement.

People also chided other celebrities for failing to adhere to the red carpet theme as successfully as Rihanna and Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman, who wore an ivory suit and cape decked out with gold crosses.

Singers SZA and Solange, who both donned halos, were praised as well.

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Notably, several celebrities including Chrissy Teigen and Beyoncé, were absent from the Met Gala. Or were they?

Kris Seavers

Kris Seavers

Kris Seavers is the Evening Editor for the Daily Dot, where she covers breaking news, politics, and LGBTQ issues. Her work has appeared in Central Texas publications, including Austin Monthly and San Antonio Magazine, and on NPR.