We’re simply hours away from the 2022 Met Gala, which would be the first time vogue’s most-anticipated occasion will happen on the primary Monday in Could in two years.
Final yr, the Met Gala befell on 13 September and the yr earlier than, it was cancelled as a result of pandemic. Often, round 600 celebrities are invited to mark the glitzy occasion of their social calendars, however this yr and final, the numbers are nearer to 400.
The 2022 Met Gala’s theme is In America: An Anthology of Style, or “Gilded Glamour”, and is the second a part of the Costume Institute’s exhibition, which opened on 18 September.
The primary a part of the exhibition was mirrored in final yr’s Met Gala theme, In America: A Lexicon of Style, which was in celebration of all issues American Style.
As per custom, the visitor record for this yr’s occasion has been presided over rigorously by Vogue’s Anna Wintour, who has run the gala since 1995. It was introduced earlier this yr that the 2022 hosts would come with Regina King, Blake Vigorous, Ryan Reynolds and Lin-Manuel Miranda, who will served because the night time’s official co-chairs.
Followers can’t get sufficient of Phoebe Dynevor’s make-up take a look at Vogue’s pre-Met social gathering
Vogue’s Pre Met Social gathering befell on Sunday night time, and took on a a lot funkier theme in comparison with its extra glamorous sister occasion – impressed by American Hustle and Seventies vogue, the social gathering befell in New York’s iconic Katz’s Deli.
It was attended by fashions and vogue designers galore, embrace Shalom Harlow, Paloma Elsesser, Treasured Lee, Christopher Kayne, Batsheva Hay, Christopher John Rogers and extra.
However one visitor’s make-up look has captured the Web. Bridgerton star Phoebe Dynevor’s 70’s basic look, teamed with an embellished Louis Vuitton bare-back halter costume, has followers swooning.
The look, created by make-up artist and niece of Charlotte Tilbury, Sofia Tilbury, made use of barely-there shimmer to spotlight Dynevor’s excessive cheekbones and a feline flick on the edges of her eyes accentuated her gaze.
However whether or not or not Dynevor will likely be on the Met Gala tonight stays to be seen.
One of the best Met Gala outfits of all time
Over time, there have been some Met Gala outfits which are merely unforgettable. From Rihanna’s yellow practice second to Cardi B’s 2,000-hour Thom Browne spectacle, Laura Hampson offers us the definitive record of the most effective Met Gala outfits of all time:
Zendaya is not going to attend the 2022 Met Gala
Whereas we might not know precisely who will likely be attending tonight’s occasion, we all know precisely who received’t be there – vogue darling Zendaya confirmed final week that she will likely be absent.
The Euphoria star final attended that 2019 Met Gala, when she wore a light-up Cinderella costume designed by Tommy Hilfiger.
My colleague Furvah Shah has the total story:
What occurs contained in the Met Gala?
Whereas the Met Gala’s crimson carpet is broadcast dwell for all of the world to look at and admire the glamorous vogue parade, the precise fundraising occasion takes place behind closed doorways.
Chelsea Ritschel lifts the veil on what goes on contained in the Met Gala:
Who’s going to the 2022 Met Gala?
The Met Gala’s visitor record has all the time been stored firmly below wraps till the night time begins. However how do they get an invite within the first place?
Right here’s all the things you might want to learn about it:
What does the 2022 Met Gala theme imply?
The theme for this yr’s Met Gala is In America: An Anthology of Style, and is mirrored within the costume code of the night time. In line with Vogue, that is summarised on the invites as “gilded glamour, white tie”.
However what does all of it imply? Our US reporter Chelsea Ritschel decodes the which means of the theme:
How do you watch the 2022 Met Gala?
The Met Gala begins at 6pm ET (11pm BST) and can see a few of the largest A-list celebrities descend on the crimson carpet dressed in line with this yr’s Gilded Glamour theme.
Discover out how one can watch the gala tonight:
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