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New York ready for the big fashion show and the stars at the Met Museum party

New York ready for the big fashion show and the stars at the Met Museum party

New York | It’s one of the most popular moves on the planet: The world of celebrity and fashion finds Monday night New York’s Metropolitan Museum Gala, a lavish star-studded show for a charity evening, after two editions disrupted by the pandemic.

Hunter Schaffer in 2021

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Hunter Schaffer in 2021

The Met Gala will once again trigger a flurry of portraits of big-name stars, in chic, glamorous and implausible outfits or carriers of political messages, on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Formal dress 2022 for this party among the most eclectic on the planet? “gilded luster”, words referring to the “gilded age”, the American golden age of the end of the nineteenth centuryAnd a century.

“Tax the Rich”

For the 2021 edition, which moved to September due to the pandemic – after being completely canceled in 2020 – the show featured American singer Billie Eilish, transformed into Marilyn Monroe in platinum blonde hair and a peach-colored train dress, by Oscar de la Renta.

Alexandria’s left-wing American muse Ocasio-Cortez also caused a stir in her ivory dress, designed by Brooklyn designer Aurora James, which was crossed out in red letters to form the phrase “getting rich taxes.”

In the purely American philanthropic tradition, the evening, which takes place on the first Monday in May, is intended to fund the Fashion Department of the Metropolitan Museum (Fashion Institute) and coincides with its main annual exhibition, which is presented in the morning to the Museum. Press in front of the wife of the President of the United States, Jill Biden. This year, he gave way to the American Fashion Anthology, a retrospective that begins on the 19thAnd a century.


But to get a chance to have a toast with stars like artists Beyoncé, Justin Bieber or Lil’ Nas X, poet Amanda Gorman, YouTuber Emma Chamberlain, the Williams sisters, Sharon Stone, and even Elon Musk, you have to see your invitation validated by the two lovers. . Event Priestess, Editor-in-Chief Vogue magazine Anna Wintour.

A formality for Rihanna, whose fans are hoping to pose with her round belly as the future mom.

Even if you are invited, the ticket is expensive: $35,000 for a place at dinner, $200,000 to $300,000 for a table paid for by a patron, according to unofficial figures for 2021. A total of more than $16 million, according to estimates.

The event is held as journalists and editors from Vogue magazine and other nicknames from the Condé Nast collection (QGAnd Vanity FairAnd joyetc.) a movement to create a union, which they called on social networks with a embossed cover Vogue magazine: “Met Gala 2022 – Longest Workers’ Nights”.

Jennifer Lopez in 2021

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Jennifer Lopez in 2021


On the scores, all deviations are possible. In 2019, singer and actor Billy Porter appeared as the sun god, spreading golden wings and being carried by men with muscular torso.

But who would match Lady Gaga’s striptease that started in an oversized fuchsia dress and ended in black lingerie lying on the stairs?

The party was created in 1948, and for a long time it was dedicated to the very high society of New York, but Anna Wintour, who acquired it in 1995, turned it into a “popular” event adapted to the age of social networks. This year, the honorary title was also given to Instagram President Adam Mosseri, along with Anna Wintour and designer Tom Ford.

The evening is co-chaired by four stars: actor couple Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, Academy Award-winning actress Regina King, comedian and musician Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the hit Broadway song, Hamiltonand the composer of several Disney music.