Met Gala

Everything You Need to Know About the Met Gala in 2021. Following the virtualization of last year’s edition and the postponement of this year’s due to the ongoing pandemic, the Met Gala will take place this month in a smaller environment.

Regardless of the tiny setting, the Met Gala is likely to be a star-studded affair. A definitive guest list has not been released, but many of today’s greatest celebrities are expected to attend, including this year’s co-chairs Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish, Amanda Gorman, and Naomi Osaka.

WWD has compiled a list of everything you need to know about the 2021 Met Gala. Continue reading to learn more.

When and where is the Met Gala in 2021?

This year’s Met Gala will be held in a smaller venue at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13th. Due to the pandemic, the annual event, which is usually held on the first Monday of May, has been moved to September.

The 2021 Met Gala will take place immediately following New York Fashion Week, which runs from September 8 to September 12.

What is the theme for this year?

The topic of the 2021 Met Gala and related museum exhibition is “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion.”

Who are the co-chairs of the Met Gala in 2021?

The 2021 Met Gala will be co-chaired by Timothée Chalamet, Amanda Gorman, Billie Eilish, and Naomi Osaka.

Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish, Amanda Gorman, and Naomi Osaka have been named co-chairs of this year’s Met Gala by Vogue.

Which celebrities are expected to attend?

Aside from the celebrity co-chairs, no other celebrities have confirmed their appearances at the Met Gala. The guest list for the Met Gala has always been highly guarded, with attendees being kept hidden until the event itself.

Several rumour sites and social media accounts, including the Instagram account @ metgala2021, have revealed the Met Gala’s likely guest list, including photographs of fake seating charts for the event. Celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian West, Lady Gaga, and others were photographed.

Although the seating plan is speculative, it went viral, with many social media users unhappy with some of the placements, such as TikTok influencer Addison Rae sitting beside Lady Gaga, Donatella Versace, Naomi Campbell, and Beyoncé.

The account is a fan page with the disclaimer that it is “not linked with the Met Museum.” The caption of the post reads, “Nothing is confirmed here, so don’t believe what you see.”

What designers will celebrities wear to the Met Gala in 2021?

Because the topic of the event is an American fashion, it is predicted that celebrities will select American fashion designers for the Met Gala.

What will the museum display look like?

The Costume Institute’s show will be divided into two parts, with the first opening in mid-September to coincide with the Met Gala and the second in May 2022.

According to the Met’s director, Max Hollein, the exhibition will address problems of social justice, identity, and diversity through its curation, which is aimed to “illustrate the shifting tides of American fashion.”

The exhibit, which is sponsored by Instagram, will feature pieces such as a voluminous pink taffeta dress from Christopher John Rogers, a white poplin dress from Prabal Gurung’s 10th-anniversary collection with a sash that reads “Who Gets to Be American,” and an upcycled white silk organza piece from Conner Ives’ “American Dream” collection, among others.

The exhibit “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” also commemorates the Costume Institute’s 75th anniversary.


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