Met Gala 2024 Announces Star-Studded Co-Chairs and Enchanting Theme Revealed

Met Gala 2024 Announces Star-Studded Co-Chairs and Enchanting Theme Revealed
  • PublishedFebruary 15, 2024

The countdown to the most anticipated fashion event of the year has officially begun as the Met Gala 2024 approaches, promising an evening of glamour, creativity, and philanthropy. Set to take place on May 6, the gala will bring together an array of celebrities, fashion icons, and industry luminaries for a night to remember.

Leading the lineup of celebrity hosts are some of the entertainment industry’s brightest stars, including Latin music sensation Bad Bunny, multi-talented performer Jennifer Lopez, Hollywood darling Zendaya of “Euphoria” fame, and the dashing Chris Hemsworth, renowned for his portrayal of Thor. While Hemsworth is set to make his debut at the gala, Bad Bunny, Zendaya, and Lopez are seasoned veterans, having graced the Met Gala steps with their presence on numerous occasions.

Beyond the glitz and glamour, the Met Gala serves as a vital philanthropic endeavor, with proceeds from the annual benefit supporting the museum’s Costume Institute and its exhibitions. Over the years, the gala has raised an impressive $223.5 million, contributing to the preservation and celebration of fashion and culture.

This year’s gala will see attendees adhering to the dress code inspired by the theme “Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion.” With honorary chairs Loewe creative director Jonathan Anderson and TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew joining the star-studded lineup, celebrities will bring their interpretation of the theme to life on the red carpet.

As anticipation mounts for a night of creativity, innovation, and philanthropy, fashion enthusiasts around the world eagerly await the Met Gala 2024. In addition to the gala itself, the accompanying exhibit will offer a deeper exploration of the theme and its influence on fashion and art, open to the public from May 10 to Sept. 2, 2024.

For those curious about the dress code, this year’s theme, “The Garden of Time,” promises a blend of modern and delicate pieces inspired by the themes of Land, Sea, and Sky. Get ready to witness an array of stunning ensembles that capture the essence of this captivating theme on the red carpet.

The Met Gala 2024 is not just a celebration of fashion; it’s a cultural phenomenon that continues to captivate the world with its blend of high style, cultural significance, and star power. Get ready to be dazzled as the countdown to May 6 begins!

Contributing: Naledi Ushe and The Associated Press

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