The 2019 Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala (A.K.A. the Met Gala) is just days away on Monday, May 6. So to celebrate we’re taking a look back at some of the best fashion moment in the event’s history. And oh man, are there some good ones.
The 71st annual gathering is always the first Monday in May. With this year’s theme being “Camp: Notes on Fashion,” we’re expecting to see lots of fun and creative looks. Hosted by Harry Styles, Lady Gaga and Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, it’s sure to be a Met Gala for the books.
It could prove a difficult task to follow the 2018’s epic Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and The Catholic Imagination theme, which showcased some of the biggest, most memorable moments in the gala’s history. How could we forget Rihanna‘s pope-inspired showstopper? Or Priyanka Chopra‘s caped Ralph Lauren gown?
But last year wasn’t the only one filled with buzzy fashion choices. There was Cher‘s 1985 sparkly sheer gown, Beyonce‘s 2012 Givenchy feathered train and Sarah Jessica Parker‘s custom H&M number in 2015.
How the celebs in attendance will interpret camp? We’ll just have to wait to see! But in the meantime, we invite you to take a trip down memory lane of Met Galas past. From Taylor Swift’s iconic 2016 punk makeover to Lupita Nyong’o’s stunning flapper dress in 2014, there have been oodles of chic and seriously outrageous moments to inspire us.
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