After being put on hold for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the most star-studded event in fashion, the Met Gala, is set to make a spectacular return later this year.

The famous fundraising event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute returns in September 2021 with a whole host of A-list of Hollywood stars, fashion moguls and creatives ready to flock the arena in a soiree of meticulously planned on themed looks.

Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming Met Gala.

Hosts

With each of the co-hosts making their mark in fashion, it will include a cross-section of homegrown talent varying from Timothée Chalamet, famous singer Billie Eilish, Naomi Osaka and Amanda Gorman who will serve as co-chairs, with Tom Ford, Adam Mosseri and Anna Wintour being the evening’s honorary chairs.

 

With each talent representing their own form of individualism, the hosts have been hand-picked to express the same vision as the exhibition’s theme, as they represent a distinct visual language for their public persona in the United States of America.

 

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Theme

Unlike any of the Met Gala’s hosted previously, the one this year shall consist of two themes with the first exhibition, titled ‘In America: A Lexicon of Fashion’, opens in September and will focus on contemporary fashion. The first instalment (and much anticipated) of the Met Gala is planned for this year.

Part two of the instalment will take place on May 2, 2022, and is entitled ‘In America: An Anthology of Fashion’. It will open, as is tradition with the main code, focusing on American Independence to celebrate a newfound sense of freedom, where normalcy occurs allowing people to travel, venture out, dress to their hearts desirers until the early hours.

Dates

 

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Part one of the Met Gala will take place on September 13,2021 with a mission to delve into a political vision while representing talent across the entertainment industry.

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Ticket prices

According to the New York Times, ticket prices are starting at $35,000 each, however, it’s the invite-only aspect of the event is a crucial source of funding for the Costume institute with the event raising around $15 million in 2019.

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