Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson on the red carpet at the 2022 Met Gala in New York CIty
Met Gala: Your Complete Guide To The Fashion Event Of The Year
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Fashion publicist Eleanor Lambert started the Met Gala in 1948 as a Costume Institute fundraiser. The initial cost was $50 and was open to all who wished to attend.
Anna Wintour
Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour took the reins of the gala in ‘95. Each year, she invites a celebrity to co-chair, though it very much remains her event.
Wintour is rumored to be limiting this year’s guest list to those who are the epitome of high fashion leading to speculation that the Kardashian-Jenner clan may get snubbed.
Each year’s theme gives designers a chance to show their brand’s creativity. The 2023 theme “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty” is a direct tribute to the late designer’s life.