Watch E!’s Live From the Red Carpet: The 2019 Met Gala special on Monday, May 6 starting at 5 p.m. ET/ 2 p.m. PT! And don’t miss E! News Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. for a full recap of fashion’s biggest night!The annual Met Gala is regarded as one of the most significant sartorial fixtures of the year.On the first Monday of May, A-listers from the worlds of entertainment, politics, fashion and beyond grace the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City for the event.
The 2019 fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City will be held on Monday, May 6 — one of only four days of the year that the museum’s Fifth Avenue location is closed to the public, the others being New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.This year, Lady Gaga, Serena Williams, Harry Styles and Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele have been made co-chairs at the event, alongside Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.The theme for the 2019 Met Gala is “Camp: Notes on Fashion”, taking inspiration from an essay on the topic penned in 1964 by writer Susan Sontag.
Monday’s exhibition is titled “Camp: Notes on Fashion,” drawing inspiration from late writer Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay “Notes on ‘Camp.’” According to the Met, the theme will explore “how the elements of irony, humor, parody, pastiche, artifice, theatricality and exaggeration are expressed in fashion.”
While there may or may not be some selfies (they’re technically illegal) including all of our favorite stars, there’s surely a ton that goes down when the professional cameras and iPhones aren’t snapping.E! News has got you covered with everything you need to know about what you didn’t see at Fashion’s Biggest Night of the Year.