Met Gala: All you need to know

The Met Ball is only a few days away the costume institute is known for its extravagant outfits that take place on the first Monday of every may.

This year it will be held on Monday 6th May 2019.

The Ball is quite easily seen as one of the biggest social events of the year, set in New York. Familiar faces within the Fashion, Television, Movie and Arts industry all come together to raise money for the Met costume Institute and the funds from the New York’s high society which all go to New York charitable institutions.

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Every year the guests who are invited are asked to follow a set theme of fashion, the two previous years it has been Rei Kawakubu/ Comme des Garcons : Art in between in 2017 and last year Heavenly Bodies: Catholic imagination and this year, Camp: Notes on fashion 

For since 1995 the event has been hosted by US Vogue editor and chief Anna Wintour and this year marks it the 71st anniversary.

This years co-hosts along with Anna are the likes of Lady Gaga and Harry Styles.

There role is to act as chaperone for the event and bring the them to life on the red carpet which isn’t unfamiliar to the unorthodox Harry as he’s known for his unusual suits.

 

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The theme for this year’s Met Gala is Camp.

Although Camp can be seen as flamboyant, exaggeration, ironic, anti-serious and sometimes distasteful.

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Many celebrities and performers have a Camp dress sense or style, for example Elton John, whose music and stage performances have been put under that category. Another person in the industry that influences a lot of fashion is Creative director Jeremy Scott. Jeremy is known for the brand Moschino which featured a bunch of the wildest styles in his recent fashion show for the new collection Model Gigi Hadid. Who modeled as a bouquet of flowers.

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There is no doubt that there will be plenty coverage on the event this Monday night as all eyes will be here.

It will be interesting to see how some of the most famous stars will interpenetrate the theme.

 

 

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