Everything You Need to Know About The 2023 Met Gala

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The Oscars of fashion is back 

In the blink of an eye, the 2023 Met Gala will be just around the corner. The countdown to the biggest fashion event of the year has never been more exciting. The most anticipated and star-studded event will be honouring one of fashion’s greatest talents, Karl Lagerfeld, so it’s no surprise that stars and celebrities will be rocking the red carpet like never before. 

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2023 Met Gala:

What is the Met Gala?

The Met Gala is a charity event held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the benefit of the museum’s Costume Institute. 

When is the 2023 Met Gala?

It will be on 1 May 2023 at 6 pm est.

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Where is it held?

It will be held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. 

2023 Met Gala

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What’s this year’s theme?

This year’s theme will be “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty,” which coincides with the opening of The Costume Institute’s new spring exhibition of the same name. The exhibition will be on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from 5 May to 16 July. 

The exhibition will pay tribute to Lagerfeld’s unparalleled contributions to the fashion realm. 

What’s the dress code?

Stars and celebrities are expected to don ensembles paying homage to Karl Lagerfeld. Expect to see a lot of Chanel, Fendi, Balmain, Chloé, and Patou – all are luxury fashion houses that Lagerfeld has been associated with. 

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Who will be making an appearance?

A-listers such as Dua Lipa, Penélope Cruz, Kendall Jenner, and Naomi Campbell will be attending this prestigious event. 

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