Last night was awesome when the historic Met Gala was held, in its 2021 edition.
The event which is the largest celebration in the world of fashion is a now traditional event organized by Anna Wintour, emblematic editor of Vogue and has been held since 1948 to raise funds for the Costume Institute in New York, the only department at the Met that must fund itself.
After being cancelled in 2020 and postponed this 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this September it returned to show the best of world fashion with celebrities, models and characters from the fashion system.
Although it is usually celebrated on the first Monday in May, this year it was postponed for four months, making it coincide with the closing of Fashion Week in the city.
With this year’s theme “In America: a Lexico of fashion”, translated as ‘A lexicon of fashion’, the exclusive gala references and honours fashion in the United States throughout history. And it is that according to Andrew Bolton, Wendy Yu’s curator in charge of the Costume Institute, it was time to reexamine American identity and fashion, especially in the current context of political, cultural and social changes.
Great personalities paraded through the emblematic Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, in Central Park, where every year the event considered as “the SuperBowl of fashion” takes place. The Met Gala is also part of an exhibition at the museum, In America: An Anthology of Fashion, which will be available from May until September 2022.
It has transpired that the list of attendees, which this year had the presence of influencers, had to be limited to 450 people of the 600 who usually attend, in addition, it has been reported that the guests were asked to demonstrate that they were vaccinated and wear face masks. at certain times as a health protocol.
Celebrities attended the charity event where New York society and fashion figures came together, among whom they highlighted true statement outfits that celebrate the American identity in these times.