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Met Gala 2018

Rihanna at The Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art of the In-Between, Arrivals, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA, May 2017. Rex

Next year’s Met Gala theme has been revealed as Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, with the Costume Institute announcing its exhibition of the same name, to open in May. The hosts for the evening will be RihannaAmal Clooney, and Donatella Versace, the latter of whom is also a sponsor of the exhibition.

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The exhibition itself will address the influence of liturgical clothing on fashion, from Cristóbal Balenciaga to Donatella Versace, reports Around 150 ensembles are set to be on display, including pieces by Coco Chanel, and by John Galliano. The exhibition will be spread across three venues: the Anna Wintour Costume Center, the medieval galleries at the Met’s main location, and at the Cloisters, further uptown.

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Met Gala 2018

Amal Clooney made her Met Gala debut in 2015 wearing Maison Margiela Artisanal by John Galliano to suit the theme of the event, which was ‘China: Through the Looking Glass’. What will she wear to the Met Gala 2018? Red carpet critics are already waging guesses. Rex

Last year’s theme was Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons, whilst previous themes have included AngloMania: Tradition and Transgression in British Fashion and Punk: Chaos to Couture. Famous faces of the fashion world, start planning your outfits now.

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