The Met Announces: The Fashion Event of the Year


(The Release) New York, NY –  Tonight, celebrities from the worlds of fashion, film, sports, art, and music will gather for the Museum’s Costume Institute Benefit. This year’s gala celebrates the exhibition China: Through the Looking Glass, on view May 7–August 16.

View this star-studded event by following #MetGala, #ChinaLookingGlass, and the Met’s Instagram and Twitter feeds for photos and live streaming of select moments on Periscope.

Beginning at 6:00 p.m. EDT, we will have live updates and images of arrivals when honorary chair Silas Chou and co-chairs Jennifer Lawrence, Gong Li, Marissa Mayer, Wendi Murdoch, and Anna Wintour, as well as many notable guests, make their way up the steps of the Met for the big event. Fashion photographer Jamie Beck (@annstreetstudio) will take over the Met’s Instagram account with real-time coverage of the red carpet arrivals.

Tune in to see how guests draw inspiration from China: Through the Looking Glass, which explores the impact of Chinese aesthetics on Western fashion and how China has fueled the fashionable imagination for centuries.

See it first! Become a Member* to see this stunning exhibition before it opens to the public. Member Previews are tomorrow, May 5, and Wednesday, May 6.
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