As announced by its organizers, the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) and Vogue magazine , this new edition is expected to coincide with the close of New York Fashion Week , although it depends on the regulations they have imposed. authorities by then.
The unusual 2021 Met Gala would be held after organizers were forced to indefinitely postpone and then cancel the event in 2020 over the coronavirus pandemic .
The Met Gala, which aims to raise funds for the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of New York , will also be accompanied by a fashion exhibition, as is customary, but this time it will be divided into two different parts that will be presented as echelon form .
The first of them will be titled ‘In America: A Lexicon of Fashion’ , it will open its doors from September 18 to September 5, 2022 and aims to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Instituto del Traje and “explore the vocabulary modern American fashion. ”
The second, ‘In America: An Anthology of Fashion’ , will open on May 5, 2022 and also close on September 5, 2022, and “will explore the development of American fashion by presenting narratives that are related to the complex stories of those spaces “. This second sample will already be accompanied, in 2022, by a typical Met Gala, which will be held on the first Monday in May, that is, on May 2 of next year.