The Met Gala is one of the biggest events on the annual fashion calendar and this year is expected to be no exception.
As is the case every year, the Fashion Institute has recruited a handful of celebrities to head the event, and this year Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively will take over the reins.
Regina King and Lin-Manuel Miranda will serve as co-chairs and official hosts.
Organized annually by Vogue and held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, this event marks the beginning of the Costume Institute’s Fashion Show, which is held annually.
This year’s theme is Gilded Glamor, as well as White Tie, which is intended to be a reference for 19th-century vintage manufacturing, as well as highlight issues such as the haves and the have-nots.
The party first began in 1948, and was attended exclusively by the upper classes of New York society, from fashion designers to the city’s elite and wealthiest.
Now, people from the world of show business, fashion, business and beyond can attend.
Here’s everything you need to know about who might attend this year’s star-studded event.
Which celebs could attend this year’s Met Gala?
As is the case every year, the exact guest list for the event is unknown, however, there are a number of predictions we can make about who will attend.
The tradition is that every year a select group of celebrities and designers are chosen to head the event along with Anna Wintour.
In 2021, Anna chose actor Timothy, musician Billie Eilish, poet Amanda Gorman, and tennis star Naomi Osaka as hosts, with chairs honorary hosts including Tom Ford and Adam Mosseri.
Anna has the final say on every invite to the event, and stars Dakota Johnson, Ellen Jo, Megan Thee Stallion and newlyweds Brooklyn and Nicola Peltz Beckham are expected to attend.
Taylor Swift is a celebrity who has been rumored to definitely be attending this year’s event, but she hasn’t been seen walking down the stairs since 2016, so it’s uncertain if she will be attending this year.
Other names expected to be in attendance this year include Rihanna, the Carpenters, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez, and fresh-faced Megan Thee Stallion.
Katy Perry is believed to be spending a night of her Vegas stay for attendees this year, much to Page Six’s ire that she’s “playing a completely different card.”
Adele, Kim Kardashian and her boyfriend Pete DavidsonAnd billie eilish And his brother Phineas actors Timothée ChalametAnd Kristen Stewart Gemma Chan and the musicians Harry StilesAnd Taylor SwiftT and Hailee Steinfeld and Camila Cabello They have all been invited to this year’s event.
Directors Sofia Coppola, Chloe Chow and Martin Scorsese are also expected to attend as they are part of the indoor show, which is not televised and limited to guests.
How many people attend the Met Gala?
The Met Gala usually hosts about 600 people. However, far fewer attended in 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic.
What is the theme of the Met Gala 2022?
This year’s theme is Gilded Glamor, and speaking for Vogue, Andrew Bolton, Senior Curator of the Museum of Modern Art’s Institute of Fashion, said the fashion stories presented across the 13-room gallery `will truly reflect the evolution of American style, but as they explore the work of tailors and dressmakers And the designer.
The White Tie is similar to the Black Tie, however, the White Tie is the most elite form of dress, and is often adopted by high-standard guests including royalty.
White Tie’s outfit consists of a white tie, a white waistcoat and a tuxedo
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