The Met Gala returns to the New York calendar
On Monday evening New York’s Met Gala, affectionately known as American fashion’s “biggest night out” was back after the pandemic cancelled last year’s event. Traditionally held on the first Monday in May, the annual fundraising gala is hosted by Dame Anna Wintour and Vogue magazine to raise money for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume...
Sep. 14, 2021
Did Balenciaga erase its Instagram again?
Back in July, to announce a comeback to haute couture, Balenciaga erased the entire feed from its social media channels on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Two months later it seems to have done it again. At the time of writing only seven posts appear on the French luxury house’s feed, all shoppable items from its latest collection, modelled by...
Sep. 12, 2021
New York Fashion Week returns
After two seasons of virtual shows, New York Fashion Week returns at a time when the pandemic has reached new fever pitch, a surge in new cases and deaths, with higher numbers reported in comparison to last summer, when the CFDA cancelled the event. With European buyers and press facing quarantine and government restrictions on return from...
Sep. 6, 2021
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
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
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