The coronavirus pandemic isn't over  but that  hasn't stopped the American red carpet from making a roaring comeback in  2022.

The 2022 Met Gala, that most fashionable of fêtes pioneered by Vogue  magazine. The theme this year: "In America: An Anthology of Fashion,"  or, "Gilded Glamour."

Model and reality star Kendall Jenner attends The 2022 Met Gala. Along with bleached eyebrows, she wore a two-piece, custom black tulle Prada look.

Kaia Gerber, daughter of supermodel Cindy Crawford and a model in her own right wears a sheer gown with cutout details along the bodice by Alexander McQueen.

Megan Thee Stallion glitters at the the 2022 Met Gala. She's wearing Moschino.

Billie Eilish wore a custom "up-cycled" dress made entirely of previously used fabrics.

Hailey Bieber attends the 2022 Met Gala. Her feathered coat and halter-neck slip gown was designed by Saint Laurent.