SNEAK PEAK: 5 things to expect from the 2019 MET Gala

07 May, 2019, 01:29 | Author: Jared Lewis
  • Lena Waithe's instantly iconic LGBTQ flag cape at the 2018 Met Gala

Looking at these gorgeous pictures of the 22-year-old star, there is a hype about her Met Gala feat already.

As well as the charitable element, the gala is best known for its celebrity guests and the often outlandish outfits they wear on the red carpet.

Blake Lively at the 2018 Met Gala.

The theme, based on the title of this year's Costume Exhibit, plays off Susan Sondag's 1964 essay "Notes on Camp".

On Monday (May 6), the stars will arrive dressed to the nines as the 2019 Met Gala kicks off at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY.

The camp theme was basically made for Lady Gaga, who along with Wintour, Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, Harry Styles and Serena Williams are this year's co-chairs, not to mention likely attendee RuPaul and Met Gala all-star, Rihanna.

In an interview with James Corden, Wintour also revealed that the Trumps will never be invited back to the Met Gala as long as she is the chairperson. "Destination 'Camp, ' so excited to co-chair Anna's event", she captioned it. The gala is centered around the new exhibition which will feature fine art and fashion pieces that will "trace the origins of the subject from the 17th century, specifically the court of Versailles, to the present day", according to Vogue.

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It's the final countdown to the Met Gala 2019.

Visit theGrio for more on tonight's 2019 MET Gala including a look at the Black celebs, designers, and more.

Rihanna made a statement at the 2009 Met Costume Institute Gala ditching the usual ballgown for a fierce Dolce & Gabbana satin tuxedo.

The ball is set to take place at the renowned New York City museum on Monday, May 6. While there are whispers that the fierce fashionista may not attend this year's event (GOD FORBID!), the singer and makeup mogul is renowned for continually going above and beyond, with last year's exhibition seeing her rock an iconic papal-inspired look.

The new theme seems decidedly more lighthearted than last year's hugely successful Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, about the relationship between fashion and Catholicism.

This look declared her the Patron Saint of the Met Gala.

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