Official Date and American Fashion Theme Details

The First Monday in May is a holiday in the fashion world. Outside of awards season, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Gala (also known as the Met Gala) is the most star-studded celebrity event of the year. In 2020, the event, like pretty much everything else in 2020, was canceled because of COVID-19.

While everyone usually in attendance was on lockdown, the event encouraged people to use #MetGalChallenge and recreate one of their favorite past looks.

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The Met Gala 2021 Announces Dates and Theme: DETAILS

Breaking: Jason Derulo will fall down the stairs at the Met Gala this year. The famed ball benefiting the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art will now take place on September 13 instead of in May, per Vogue. Following 2020’s canceled event, the informal formal dress code — inspired by this year’s two-part exhibition — will celebrate the trends born out of the capitalist experiment we call home: The United States of America. “I think that the emphasis on conscious creativity was really consolidated during the pandemic and the social justice movements,” Andrew Bolton, the Wendy Yu

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Met Gala 2021 Theme: A Two-Part Exhibition on American Fashion for 2021 and 2022

“VEIL FLAG” by S.R. STUDIO. LA. CA., 2020. Courtesy of Sterling Ruby Studio. Photography by Melanie Schiff.

Homegrown fashion is the focus of the Costume Institute’s upcoming blockbuster, a two-part exhibition to be presented over the course of 2021 and 2022 in two areas of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Part one, “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” will open in the Anna Wintour Costume Center on September 18, 2021, and will remain on display when “In America: An Anthology of Fashion,” opens on May 5, 2022, in the period rooms of the American Wing. Both shows will run through

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