The Met Gala, also known as the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit, is an annual fundraising gala for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. It is one of the most high-profile events in the fashion industry and is known for its glamorous red carpet, which attracts a wide range of celebrities and high-profile figures from the worlds of art, fashion, film, and music.
The Met Gala is held on the first Monday in May and marks the opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual fashion exhibit. The theme of the exhibit and the gala are chosen by the Costume Institute’s curator and are typically related to a specific designer, art movement, or cultural theme.
The Met Gala is known for its extravagant and over-the-top fashion, with attendees often wearing custom-made or couture outfits that reflect the theme of the event. It is a popular event with fashion fans and is widely covered by the media.