The Costume Institute to focus on American Fashion
The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has confirmed that its next major exhibition will be a two-part show dedicated to American fashion, running from September 18, 2021, until September 5, 2022. Part One, ‘In America: A Lexicon of Fashion, will open on September 18 at the Anna Wintour Costume Center and will...
May 4, 2021
Billie Eilish and Timothee Chalamet among young Met Gala co-chairs
New York's star-studded Met Gala will focus on youth and diversity this year, with four co-chairs under the age of 30 -- actor Timothee Chalamet, poet Amanda Gorman, singer Billie Eilish and tennis player Naomi Osaka. Normally held in early May, the charity ball was postponed to September 13 in the hope that many Covid-19 restrictions will be...
May 4, 2021
Fashion's premiere Met Gala returns with two shows...and two parties
New York - After a remarkably dressed-down year, New York’s premiere Met Gala is back — and not one but two shows celebrating American fashion are in the works. The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday announced the annual sartorial exhibit would happen in two parts, with the first show entitled “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” opening...
Apr 12, 2021
Video: "About Time: Fashion and Duration" the Met's 2020 exhibition
The 'About Time: Fashion and Duration' exhibition would take place in 2020 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The pandemic threw a spanner in the works. The Gala had to be cancelled, but an online event took place on the evening of May 4th, through Vogue’s YouTube channel. Because people cannot physically take a look at the...
Jun 3, 2020
Video: Karlie Kloss shares her best and worst Met Gala looks
Because the famous gala of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, better known as "La Gala of the Met", has been postponed until further notice, one of her guests usual, the American model Karlie Kloss not want to miss that it is your favorite event and has prepared an exclusive video of how she lived each of the 11 times he attended....
May 14, 2020
Florence Welch virtual acoustic performance for the online Met Gala
During the virtual Met Gala earlier this week Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine's joined the celebration by performing an acoustic rendition of "Light of Love. Source: Vogue, via YouTube
May 8, 2020
First virtual Met Gala is a success
For 72 years, the first Monday evening in May has been dedicated to a very special event - the annual Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum in New York, where celebrities vie for attention on the red carpet in creations by famous designers. And why not, after all, it's about raising funds for the museum's Costume Institute. In times of corona and...
May 6, 2020
Looking back at the history of the Met Gala
The annual gala showcases some of the most innovative fashion worn by celebrities no only in the fashion world, but media, sports and more. As this year's Met Gala will be not be its' normal red carpet, in-person event, Vogue takes a look at the history of the iconic Met Gala. Source: Vogue, via YouTube
May 6, 2020
Metropolitan Museum hosts annual Met Gala virtually
Everyone is adapting to stay-at-home measures in place during the current pandemic. And cultural institutions are no exception. The Metropolitan Museum of Art will host its annual Met Gala this evening, as it does every year on the first Monday in May. The only difference is that this event will now take place virtually - and everyone is invited...
May 4, 2020
Sofiá Sanchez de Betak to auction Met Gala dress for charity
Mango ambassador Sofia Sanchez de Betak, through her Chufy brand, has organized a charitable campaign to support Médicins Sans Frontières in its fight against the COVID-19 global pandemic and other humanitarian missions that have been exacerbated due to the expansion of the virus. Today, the auction of the original Mango dress she wore at the...
Apr 15, 2020
MET Gala postponed due to Coronavirus
The Met Gala, one of the biggest nights in the American fashion calendar, has entered the long list of events postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual fundraiser for the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art was scheduled to take place on May 4, with the theme “About Time: Fashion and Duration”. “Due to the unavoidable...
Mar 16, 2020
Metropolitan Museum announces spring 2020 Costume Institute exhibition
The Metropolitan Museum of Art will host "About Time: Fashion and Duration" for its annual spring Costume Institute exhibition. On view from May 7, 2020 through September 7, the show will also aid in the museum's ongoing celebration of its 150th anniversary, as it illustrates 150 years of fashion history. “This exhibition will consider the...
Nov 7, 2019