Rihanna trades her dramatic red carpet gown for a sheer skirt as she hosts the Met Gala after-party

Rihanna kept the party going on Monday evening as she hosted a post Met Gala soiree at an undisclosed venue in New York City. 

The Bajan star, 33, was among a host of stars to attend this year’s much delayed event at the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, cancelled in 2020 as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Ensuring she caught the eye after trading her dramatic black gown for a simple short-sleeved top and matching sheer skirt – the latter partially exposing her bottom as the after-party got underway. 

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Here she comes: Rihanna kept the party going on Monday evening as she hosted a post Met Gala soiree at an undisclosed venue in New York City

The singer added to her look with an intricate beaded head-piece, while a distinctive statement choker necklace rounded things off. 

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The event was arranged by nightlife mogul Richie Akiva at a secret location, the New York Post’s Page Six reports. 

Following last year’s cancellation and delays to this year’s event – which is traditionally held in May – sources claim hopeful guests have been ‘begging’ for an invite to Rihanna’s soiree, at the expense of other events. 

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Bold: The singer added to her look with an intricate beaded head-piece, while her sheer gown partially exposed her bottom 

Don’t mind me: Just hours earlier Rihanna was fashionably late to fashion’s biggest night out with her rapper boyfriend A$AP Rocky by her side

Looking good: Ensuring she caught the eye after trading her dramatic black gown for a simple short-sleeved top and matching sheer skirt, Rihanna was first in as the after-party got underway

‘One promoter was putting tens of thousands on the table in offers,’ an insider told the publication. ‘But everyone turned it down just to be at Rihanna’s party.’  

Just hours earlier Rihanna was fashionably late to fashion’s biggest night out with her rapper boyfriend A$AP Rocky by her side.

The songstress modeled a billowing Balenciaga coat dress as she climbed the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Let’s do this: Megan Fox was seen leaving her hotel as she made her way to one of the Met Gala’s after-parties

Magic: Hunky Hollywood star Channing Tatum waved to fans as he readied himself for a night out following the Met Gala

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Here we go: The star attracted plenty of attention as she made her way inside the New York venue on Monday evening

Hot ticket: The event was arranged by nightlife mogul Richie Akiva at a secret location, the New York Post’s Page Six reports

The custom garment, which was curated by Demna Gvasalia, had a dramatic collar that crept up behind the singer’s neck, as well a cinch at the calves creating a mermaid-style look.

Rihanna, who was paying homage to ‘all-American style’ with her monochromatic look, accessorized with a diamond statement necklace.

As for makeup, the singer oozed 1920s elegance with thin, rounded eyebrows and a bold berry lip.

The Met Gala took placeat the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City after a year-long hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic

The must-have accessory for all at this year’s gala was a Covid-19 vaccine, a requirement to attend the event. 

Say cheese: Fans clamoured for a photo pf the star during her latest public appearance 

If the shoe fits: The singer opted for strappy black heels during Monday’s after-party

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