Met Gala Profile
Met Gala 2023
What is the Met Gala ?
The Met Gala, or Met Ball, stands for Costume Institute Gala or the Costume Institute Benefit. The purpose of the Gala is to fundraise for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. It’s widely regarded as the world’s most prestigious fashion event, and an invitation is highly sought after.
Celebrities from various professional spheres, including fashion, film, television, theater, music, business, sports, social media, and politics, are invited to the gala, organized by the fashion magazine Vogue.
When is the Met Gala ?
The Met Gala is an event held annually on the first Monday of May.
What is the theme of the Met Gala?
Every year, the event celebrates the theme of that year’s Costume Institute exhibition, which inspired the formal attire of the night. The guests are expected to curate and design their fashion outfits to match the theme of the exhibit.
How much does it cost to participate in Met Gala?
Granted that participating at the Met Gala is possible by invitation only, according to Vogue, editor-in-chief Anna Wintour approves each of the more than 500 invitees. Tickets are $35,000 each.
Why is the Met Gala a controversy?
Oftentimes, Met Gala isn’t without its controversy. The lack of BIPOC designers has been an ongoing issue recently, which is only accentuated by the recent American themes. Sometimes there are also mixed opinions when invitees wear historical artefacts, and performative activism continues to spark questions of authenticity.
What's the Met Gala 2023 theme?
The 2023 Met Gala’s theme will honour the german designer Karl Lagerfeld in the exhibition named Karl Lagerfeld: a line of beauty
How to stream the 2023 Met Gala?
Keep an eye out for a YouTube live feed or plug into Vogue’s website, which will stream the red carpet event simultaneously with the Condé Nast publication’s Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook channels.
When is the Met Gala 2023?
Met Gala 2023 will be held on May 1, 2023. Save the date!