Met Gala for the year 2019 has taken place on 6th May i.e. first Monday of the month of May. Similar to previous years, this year also Met Gala event takes place in New York-based Metropolitan Art Museum. The night commences with an enjoyable cocktail hour, where guests of the event walk on the red carpet, explore their innovative exhibitions before having dinner. Along with this, dance performance by Cher was the prime attraction of the event.

Met Gala Theme for 2019

Met Gala theme for 2019 was Camp: Notes on Fashion. Andrew Bolton, the Costume institute’s curator has framed this unique and catchy theme based on the seminal of Susan Sontag on the exhibition. He posited various ways to construe the complete concept. Andrew Bolton observed the writings of Sontag timely with whatever have gone politically and culturally, he felt the same with a huge cultural resonance.

Logic behind the 2019 Met Gala Theme

Susan Sontag’s essay defines camp as an unnatural love of exaggeration and artifice instead of a camp in tents and sleeping bags. Camp fashion thus may be ironic, humorous or extreme in nature, which indicates that you already expect Rihanna and Lady Gaga as slaying the red carpet for the year 2019.

Hosts and Sponsors of Met Gala 2019

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Harry Styles and Lady Gaga, the two campy fashion aficionados together hosted the Met Gala 2019 event. In addition, the tennis icon named Serena Williams and Alessandro Michele of Gucci sponsored the complete event with the two leading pop icons of the 2019’s Gala Event.

Exhibition of Met Gala 2019

The exhibition of Met Gala 2019 features more than 200 different fashion pieces combined with famous drawings, paintings and sculptures dating back from the seventeenth century. Even the exhibition highlights the outstanding works done by Alexander McQueen, Virgil Abloh, Mugler, John Galliano and Bob Mackie and lots more.

 

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