The Met Gala, that star-studded charity occasion that revolves round a central exhibition within the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork’s Costume Institute, is going on once more this yr. It’s a fashion-forward feat in any yr, however given the truth that the pandemic put the kibosh on the 2020 occasion, it indicators a return to normalcy akin to the opening of faculties, Broadway, and different in-person vestiges of pre-COVID days.
This yr’s theme (just like the exhibit) is In America: A Lexicon of Fashion, and can function a fundraiser for the museum. It will likely be cohosted by Billie Eilish, Timothée Chalamet, Amanda Gorman, and Naomi Osaka. Anna Wintour, Conde Nast’s worldwide chief content material officer and world editorial director of Vogue, designer Tom Ford, and Instagram head Adam Mosseri are the gala’s honorary chairs.
In case you’re curious concerning the purple carpet seems (and there’s sure to be a parade of showstoppers, though Vogue says style’s large evening out shall be “a barely smaller celebration”), there are a number of methods to stream it for free.
Vogue.com will air the purple carpet and unique protection all through the evening, starting at 5;30 p.m. ET. Commentary shall be proffered by actor, author, and director Ilana Glazer together with actor and recording artist Keke Palmer.