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The Met Gala or as some people know it as the Met Ball is an annual event that takes place to open up the spring exhibition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute and a fundraising event.

Well-known people are always in attendance, most even arrive at the festivities with the famous fashion designer that dressed them for the big night.

Each year, the Gala is held on the first Monday in May. This year, the Met Gala will take place on Monday, May 6th. The theme this year is “Camp: Notes on Fashion.” It is a take on the essay titled, “Notes on ‘Camp'” written by Susan Sontag, it was published in 1964.

The New York Times has reported that there will be about 175 pieces including menswear, womenswear, sculptures, paintings, and drawings.

Every year, Anna Wintour acts as one of the co-chairs. Wintour will be joined by Lady Gaga, Gucci creative director, Alessandro Michele, Harry Styles, and Serena Williams.

What do you think we will see at this year’s Met Gala? Who do you think will be the best dressed? Leave your thoughts in the comments below!

 

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