In a traditional 12 months, the primary Monday in Might is a vacation within the style world. That illustrious date is often house to the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork’s annual Costume Institute Gala (also called the Met Gala). On paper it is a fundraiser occasion, however to the remainder of the world it is a superstar extravaganza, one of the crucial star-studded gatherings of the 12 months. In 2020, the occasion—like a lot all the things else in 2020—was canceled as a consequence of COVID-19.
However in 2021, the celebration is again on, albeit in September somewhat than within the spring, and with a couple of departures from enterprise is common. Co-chaired by pop famous person Billie Eilish, actor Timothée Chalamet, tennis wunderkind Naomi Osaka, and the poet Amanda Gorman, the 2021 Met Gala is shaping as much as be an unorthodox however characteristically eye-catching occasion. Under, all of your questions on this 12 months’s festivities, answered.
When is that this 12 months’s Met Gala occurring?
A-listers will line up on the Met’s marble steps on September 13, the second Monday of the month. (The primary was Labor Day, a nationwide vacation and due to this fact lower than perfect.)