The gala, which is annually held on the first Monday in May, was hosted by Rihanna, Amal Clooney, Donatella Versace, Anna Wintour and Stephen and Christine Schwarzman.
Celebrities hit the red carpet on Monday night to mark 2018 Met Gala, sporting papal-inspired gowns, chainmail costumes reminiscent of the Crusades and in singer Katy Perry’s case – oversized angel wings.
The annual event is the invitation-only fundraiser to benefit the New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. The theme: This year’s theme is “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” The hosts: Fashion icon Donatella Versace, prominent human rights lawyer .
The 2018 annual MET Gala event is holding now at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 7) in New York City.
The event was attended by Alex Rodriguez, Jennifer Lopez, Chadwick Boseman, Michael B Jordan, Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, Jeremy Scott, Kim Kardashian, Zendaya, Scarlett Johansson, Gigi Hadid, Kylie Jenner, Travis Scott, Anne Hathaway, Kendall Jenner, Cindy Crawford, Shailene Woodley, Gisele Bundchen, Tom Brady, Bradley Cooper, Irina Shayk, Lily Aldridge, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Andy Cohen, Sarah Jessica Parker, Corey Gamble, Kris Jenner,Dakota Fanning, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, Mindy Paling, Lena Waithe and more.
This year, the theme was Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, which showcases how Catholicism has influenced fashion throughout history.
the benefit event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, is considered the highlight of New York’s social calendar, attracting fashion designers and stars from around the world.
curator Andrew Bolton said in a statement on The Met’s website,Fashion and religion have long been intertwined, mutually inspiring and informing one another.