A section of Twitter applauded Rihanna for having done her homework and keeping up with the theme of the show:
The spotlight shifted all the attention to Rihanna, Twitter assured us:
Rihanna wins met gala 2017? jesvicious77 (@jesvicious77) May 2, 2017
Rihanna was in a paper crush, said a tweet:
Rihanna has had practice in stopping the Met Gala in its tracks - remember the yellow satin ensemble with a long fur-lined train by Chinese designer Guo Pei? On Monday, the Internet resurrected Rihanna's 2015 Met Gala look:
Fans also particularly loved Rihanna's pictures with Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o on the red carpet.
Joining Rihanna as part of Team Headturners were fellow singer Katy Perry and actress Priyanka Chopra. Also spotted at the met gala were Jennifer Lopez, Serena Williams, Salma Hayek and other celebs.
Rihanna received the Humanitarian of the Year at Harvard Foundation Awards this year.