The Met Gala is held the first Monday in May, this year it is
May 6th, 2019. It is headed by Vogue Magazine’s, Editor
in chief Anna Wintour, and museum curator, Andrew Bolton.
It began in 1948 and was the brainchild of Eleanor Lambert.
A fundraiser held within the walls of the prestigious art
collection of the Met Museum. It is a theme gala, this year’s,
Susan Sontang’s “Notes from Camp” filled with satire
and frivolous fashion. The headliners; Lady Gaga, Serena
Williams, Harry Styles and Gucci’s director. Each year,
fashionistas, actors and musicians attend the gala and dress
according to the theme. It gets media coverage and TV
stations such as; E Entertainment Television film the
attendees walking the red carpet stairway. The camera
shoots before stars enter the glamorous gala. Last year’s
theme was; Heavenly Bodies and The Catholic Imagination.
Other themes are China Through the Looking Glass and
Punk Chaos to Couture.