The MET Gala is a time where celebrities rise to the occasion with true style and panache. Catch a glimpse of how Louis Vuitton conquered the red carpet.
The MET Gala…also called the MET Ball is one day in the annual calendar that no celebrity would want to miss. Right from the who’s who of the fashion world to the best of the press…..everyone is all eyes for the gala.
MET Gala 2017
The opening party for the Metropolitan Museum’s annual fashion exhibition, is heralded to be the Oscars of fashion. It is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. The MET Gala took place in New York on May 1, flowing the tradition of holding it on the first Monday of May.
The event welcomed not only the famous celebrity stars, but also young creatives and industry paragons alike. The event also marked the grand opening of the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibition. This year, the event honours Comme des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo with an exhibition entitled “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between.” Kawakubo is the second living designer to have a solo show at the Met; the first was Yves Saint Laurent in 1983.
Every Met Gala has a theme. The challenge is always respecting the theme and interpreting it to suit the event, and still emerging glamourous and beautiful as this is indeed the tightrope challenge! Kawakubo’s most outrageous Comme des Garçons designs are indeed well known and this was the theme for the MET Gala 2017.
Take a peek into some exceptional Louis Vuitton outfits that made a mark on the fashion space!
CONCLUSION…The MET gala is indeed the Oscars of fashion…always held on the starriest night of fashion!