Celebrities had to wait a year for it, but Monday evening was the famous MET Gala for the first time since 2019.

Every year, several hundred models, artists and designers gather at the Metropolitan Museum in New York to share their love for fashion.

This year's theme was an ode to American fashion.

Dutch glory on the carpet in New York: Nikkie de Jager was present.

Dutch glory on the carpet in New York: Nikkie de Jager was present.

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Billie Eilish was one of the presenters of this year's MET Gala and appeared on the carpet especially for that role in an Oscar de La Renta dress.

Billie Eilish was one of the presenters of this year's MET Gala and appeared on the carpet especially for that role in an Oscar de La Renta dress.

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Due to the corona pandemic, the party was postponed for a year and then moved from May to September.

Guests had to be vaccinated and wear masks in most places.

Due to the corona pandemic, the party was postponed for a year and then moved from May to September.

Guests had to be vaccinated and wear masks in most places.

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Jennifer Lopez was in Venice this weekend to make her runner debut as a couple with Ben Affleck, but she was alone in New York.

Jennifer Lopez was in Venice this weekend to make her runner debut as a couple with Ben Affleck, but she was alone in New York.

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Gigi Hadid has been a regular visitor to the exclusive event for years.

Gigi Hadid has been a regular visitor to the exclusive event for years.

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In addition to Billie Eilish (pictured far right here), Amanda Gorman, Timothée Chalamet and Naomi Osaka also hosted the party.

In addition to Billie Eilish (pictured far right here), Amanda Gorman, Timothée Chalamet and Naomi Osaka also hosted the party.

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Kristen Stewart wore a Chanel jacket, her hairstyle is compared to Barbie's by American media.

Kristen Stewart wore a Chanel jacket, her hairstyle is compared to Barbie's by American media.

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Alicia Keys and partner Swizz Beatz got together.

Alicia Keys and partner Swizz Beatz got together.

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