Met Gala 2019: Theme, Date, Co-Chairs & Must-See Details

","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"The 2019 affair, to be underwritten by Gucci, will be chaired by pop star and actress-of-the-moment Lady Gaga, tennis star Serena Williams, and singer-songwriter Harry Styles, along with Gucci designer Alessandro Michele and, as always, Vogue’s editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"Designers","level":3,"displayType":"header"},{"text":"","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Presented designers for the 2019 Met Gala will include Cristóbal Balenciaga, Thom Browne, Gucci, Marc Jacobs, Charles James, Christian Lacroix, Karl Lagerfeld, Prada, Versace and many more.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“Fashion is the most overt and enduring conduit of the camp aesthetic,” Costume Institute’s curator Andrew Bolton said. Bolton said the 2019 show would “advance creative and critical dialogue about the ongoing and ever-evolving impact of camp on fashion.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“We are going through an extreme camp moment, and it felt very relevant to the cultural conversation to look at what is often dismissed as empty frivolity but can be actually a very sophisticated and powerful political tool, especially for marginalized cultures,” Bolton told the New York Times.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"Met Gala Memes: 30 Funniest Tweets & Must-See Photos 2018","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = 'The Met Gala formally called the Constitution of Gala also known as the Met Ball, is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. It marks the grand opening of the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibit. Every year, the Met Gala celebrates a special theme of that year’s Costume Institute exhibition, and the exhibition sets the tone for the formal dress of the night since guests are expected to choose their fashion to match the theme of the exhibit.'; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname +; var base_url = '/2018/10/10/met-gala-2019-theme-date-designers/'; var next_gallery = '/2018/10/09/american-music-awards-2018-stream-how-to-watch-the-amas-online/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "Met Gala 2019: Theme, Date, Co-Chairs & Must-See Details"; var path = base_url