The Costume Institute Gala at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is the biggest event on the fashion fundraising calendar. Founded by publicist Eleanor Lambert, the benefit was first held in 1948 to encourage donations from New York’s high society. In its modern incarnation, the most famous faces from the realms of fashion, film, music and art come together to raise money for the Met’s Costume Institute and celebrate the grand opening of its latest exhibition.
The night is centred on the theme of the new exhibition, with previous themes encompassing everything from Manus x Machina and Punk: Chaos to Couture to China: Through the Looking Glass. This year’s exhibition theme for the Met Gala is Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. The event usually begins on the iconic stairs of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where guests sweep up the red carpet for their grand entrance.
Check out how the ladies interpreted “Heavenly Bodies” for Met Gala 2018…
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