X|NEWS: Their Met Gala, Their Way. You’re Invited.
Updated: May 3, 2020
A group of internet kids are about to hold the biggest fashion party of the year.
This is the time of year when, in the normal course of 21st-century events, an army of stylists, makeup artists, florists, designers and celebrities would be about to descend on the Carlyle and Mark hotels in New York, clogging the elevators with garment bags bearing the hautest names: Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Bottega Veneta, Versace.
It is the time when paparazzi would be checking their equipment, and best and worst dressed lists would start proliferating.
It’s the week before the first Monday in May — which is to say, the week before the Met Gala, the most watched fashion-celebrity-society event of the year, and the party that heralds the opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual blockbuster fashion show. But this year, because of the novel coronavirus, the exhibition, “About Time: Fashion and Duration,” has been postponed and the party delayed indefinitely.
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