Met Gala 2021: Maisie Williams and Billie Eilish lead red carpet glamour in stunning gowns

By Brogan-Leigh Hurst

The Met Gala 2021 has kicked off - and celebrities are making their way to the red carpet.

It's one of the biggest fashion events of the year, and has finally returned after 2020's event was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The stars gathered together at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City for Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion.

It is a time where pretty much anything goes on the red carpet and the A-list guests certainly don't disappoint with their incredible outfits.

Billie Eilish

Songstress Billie Eilish, who is assisting Anna Wintour in hosting the event, looked incredible as she made her debut tonight.

The stunning star looked wonderful as she appeared to completely switch up her look.

She waved at the crowd as she showed off her nude tulle dress from Oscar de la Renta.

Billie Eilish looked elegant as ever in her beautiful ballgown (Getty Images)

Billie has previously been known to wear oversized, baggy clothing to events, which became her signature look, including co-ord sets by Gucci, Burberry and Chanel.

This time, Billie surprised fans with her gorgeous makeover.

The songstress also changed her hairstyle, opting for a classic short blonde bob, which complimented her princess gown.

Billie had all eyes on her in the princess gown (Getty Images)
She opted for a short blonde bob (Getty Images for The Met Museum/)

Maisie Williams

Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams followed, as she stepped out in a show-stopping all black outfit.

She wore a gorgeous dress which featured sheer arms and legs, showing off her sensational figure.

Maisie Williams opted for a black gown - and she looked great! (WireImage)
Maisie wore dark lipstick to accompany her bold look (FilmMagic)

Maisie added a hair fascinator to top off her look, and dark lipstick to tie it together.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Kim Kardashian looks incredible (Getty Images)

Kim Kardashian looked spectacular as she made her entrance at the Met Gala.

She wore a full mask outfit, covered from head to toe, matching with her estranged husband Kanye West.

However the reality star rocked the red carpet on her own, as Kanye was reportedly not attending the event.

Kim didn't seem to mind as she stole the spotlight and posed for the cameras.

Kendall Jenner

The stunning fashion model strutted her stuff around in a very sheer dress, which was covered in crystals.

The older sister of Kylie Jenner looked incredible as she showed off her bespoke gown with the world.

Kendall Jenner showed off her model features (Getty Images)
Kendall went for a completely different outfit choice to Kim (Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock)

She slicked her jet black hair back and let her outfit do the talking.

The Kardashian-Jenner sisters have already turned heads tonight thanks to Kim, as she made an entrance in her full body mask outfit.

Kris Jenner

Kris Jenner looked sleek in her suit (FilmMagic)
She attended with boyfriend Corey Gamble (Getty Images)

Kardashian momager Kris made her appearance in a sleek Tom Ford suit, looking incredible as she posed for snaps on the red carpet.

The Kardashian sisters are expected to make an appearance tonight, although pregnant Kylie Jenner has confirmed she will not be attending.

Kris styled her short black hair in her usual way, adding stylish blue earrings to top it all off.

Megan Fox

She went for a fiery look (Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock)
Megan showed off her toned legs and slim waist (Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock)

The gorgeous actress brought her fierce energy to the red carpet as she wore a daring plunging dress.

Megan opted for a sequin gown with a sexy thigh-high split, showing off just one of her legs, wearing a pair of skyscraper heels.

She added some bold matching red lipstick to completely top it off, and she did it just right!

Justin and Hailey Bieber

The loved-up couple put on a joyous display at the celebrations, as they chatted away together and were constantly seen touching.

Justin Bieber and his wife looked cool (Stephen Lovekin/REX/Shutterstock)
They are so loved-up (Getty Images)

They looked super smart as Bieber wore a tailored black suit with fashionable flared trousers, while Hailey matched his outfit with a plunge maxi dress.

Proving they are still madly in love with each other, they posed for endless snaps at the gala.

Rita Ora

Songstress Rita Ora went for the glitter look (Getty Images)
Rita and her boyfriend looked unbelievably happy (Getty Images)

Pop star Rita Ora went for a sexy all-glitter look as she made her way to the red carpet, linking onto boyfriend Taika Waititi.

The blonde beauty radiated confidence as she posed with her hands on her hips, showing off her gym-honed figure.

The Voice star cosied up to her lover as they showed off their admiration for one another at the public event.

Nicola Peltz and Brooklyn Beckham

Leading the way was Nicola Peltz and her fiancé Brooklyn Beckham.

The gorgeous couple stood out as they wore contrasting outfits - with Victoria and David Beckham's son in a black suit, while actress Nicola opted for a bright pink glitzy gown.

Nicola and Brooklyn kissed as they posed on the red carpet (Getty Images)
Nicola showed off her figure in the gorgeous gown (Getty Images)

The loved-up couple kissed and hugged as they showed off their fashionable outfits with fans.

Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion looked pretty in pink for the Met Gala 2021.

The Hot Girl Summer rapper stepped out in a figure-hugging dress by Coach, which beautifully showed off her killer curves.

Megan's gown featured an interesting asymmetrical hemline, which feathered out.

She wore a pair of simple earrings to accessorise her classy outfit, wearing her brunette hair in gorgeous curls.

Megan Thee Stallion looked glowy as ever (WireImage)
She showed off her sensational figure in the dress (Getty Images for The Met Museum/)

Lil Nas X

Rapper Lil Nas X looked amazing as he stepped out in glitzy Versace one-piece tonight for the major fashion event tonight.

He looked sensational in the gold patterned outfit, which turned plenty of heads in the crowd.

Lil Nas X stepped out in an eye-catching Versace one-piece (WireImage)


Rapper Saweetie graced the red carpet in a Christian Cowan gown tonight, which was embellished with "10 million crystals".

She spoke about the very personal meaning behind her stunning outfit to ET's Rachel Smith, explaining: "My cape represents the Black American heritage flag and the Filipino flag."

Saweetie graced the red carpet in a crystal-embellished dress (Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock)

Best Friend hitmaker Saweetie also noted that it "took about eight people" to help her get ready, due to the heaviness of her incredible red gown.

She paired the eye-popping outfit with stiletto heels and slicked her short ice-blonde hair back to top off the look.

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