2019 Met Gala: what is known about the main fashion event of the year

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Met Gala 2019: что известно о главном модном событии года

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Tonight (Kyiv time) in the new York Metropolitan Museum of art will host one of the biggest events in the world of fashion, an analogue of the award “Oscar” – the Ball costume Institute, entitled the Met Gala 2019.

All there is to know about the current event – read our material.

What is Met Gala?

This is the gala at the costume Institute at new York’s Metropolitan Museum of art. First score Met Gala was held in 1948 thanks to Eleanor Lambert, which was considered the “godmother” of American fashion. And since then every year on the first Monday of may Met Gala brings together famous people, fashion, music and motion picture industries to hold a fundraiser to support the Foundation of the costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum. In 2018, it was reported that it collected approximately $ 420 million.

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The party itself will be held in this format, the guests parade along the red carpet, then visiting the new exhibition, which will feature items from the collections of Moschino spring-summer 2017, Gucci fall-winter 2016/2017 and Off-White Pre-Fall 2018, and also the famous dress-Swan Marjan Pejoski design along with the fabulous ensemble-Flamingo Schiaparelli.

Among the most interesting objects, the costumes of Oscar Wilde and works of Andy Warhol, Jean-Paul Gaultier, John Galliano, Jean de Castelbajac, Tom brown. After star guests will expect dinner.

What is the theme of the Met Gala this year?

Changes every year and the main style of the party below the stars and invited guests were able to show the best suits on the red carpet. In 2019, the main theme of the Met Gala will be Camp: Notes on Fashion (“camp: notes on fashion”).

According to the stated theme, the outfits must match Campo, which is characterized by banality, histrionics, and even bad taste. Camp was especially popular in the 1960-ies, often covered in their films, Directors such as George and Mike Kuchar, Jack Smith, Andy Warhol, John waters (“Pink flamingos,” “hairspray,” “Polyester”).

Recall that before the 2019 Met Gala has passed a holiday party where there was a famous Hollywood singer and actress Lady Gaga. She impressed the audience with a layered mini-dress from Marc Jacobs in black and white stripes and shoes on a huge platform.

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