Met Gala 2021: everything you need to know about the most important Monday of the year

This Monday, September 13, the Met Gala 2021 will finally be held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, better known as the Met.

After being canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic and postponed in 2021, the well-known First Monday in May will be held on the second Monday in September, with the theme “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion”.

Each Met Gala stands out for having a theme, which attendees must follow when choosing their wardrobe with which they will parade on the media red carpet. In 2018 for example, the invited celebrities wore religious-themed outfits, and in 2019 the chosen theme was “Camp”, a concept that led the guests to dress differently. outfits extravagant. This year’s theme is focused on American culture, so expect to see many designs of American signatures and United States flags everywhere.


The name that always stands out at every Met Gala is Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine and organizer of the famous event. however, each year different celebrities are chosen to host the event. In 2019 when the theme was “extravagant fashion” the chosen hosts were Lady Gaga and Harry Styles, who have a style quite out of the ordinary and in keeping with the theme of that year.

The 2021 Met Gala features names of young talents such as singer Billie Eilish and actor Timothée Chalamet.

At 19, Billie Eilish already has 7 Grammy Awards. AP

TikTok is present

For the first time, Anna Wintour has decided to invite TikTok stars such as American Charli D’Amelio to the Met Gala, who currently has more than 100 million followers, making her the most followed person on the popular application.

What is the Met Gala?

This high-profile gala, known as the most important Monday for the fashion industry, is a charity event that raises most of the annual funding for the Costume Institute. The media red carpet, which is when celebrities climb the museum stairs using costumes inspired by the theme of the year, is the prelude to an exhibition at the Costume Center, inspired by the same theme.



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