Gaga is this year's co-chair of the event alongside Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. For instance, did you know that three of the entertainment world's biggest names share hosting duties with the fundraiser's staple leader Anna Wintour this year?
One of the year's most celebrated nights in fashion is going down tonight!
The whole red carpet can be watched live starting on Monday, May 6, 2019, at 7 pm ET.
The 2019 Met Gala is here, which means that the biggest day of the year for fashion is in full effect.
Ariana Grande, Blake Lively, Lana Del Rey, Jared Leto and Sarah Jessica Parker at last year's Met Gala. This year's exhibition was curated by Andrew Bolton and Wendy Yu Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute who drew on Susan Sontag " s seminal 1964 essay, "Notes on Camp'. "One major hairstylist to an A-list actress told me, 'She's freaking out because she just wants to look pretty'".
Anna Wintour, the editor-in-chief of Vogue, has been a co-chair of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala for more than 20 years, and she has tended to stick to a fairly simple silhouette (better to let stars do their thing) for majority.
"The essence of Camp is its love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration", Sontag once explained.
Also known as the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute benefit, the lavish affair is a black-tie extravaganza that's held the first Monday in May in order to raise money for the Costume Institute.
Rihanna showed up for cocktails and dinner in a silvery custom Maison Margiela dress, cape and papal hat to mark last year's exhibition, "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination". This year, that's exactly what they're supposed to do.
An avant-garde style icon, Solange is never afraid to push the envelope at the Met Gala while still sticking to the theme - which can't be said for all attendees. They will give you exclusive red carpet interviews and coverage of the famous arrivals.
"Met Gala here we come".