That means the biggest celebrities, designers, models, and sundry other VIPs will be descending on the Metropolitan Museum of Art tonight in their red carpet best to celebrate the Costume Institute’s new exhibition “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between.” The dress code? Expect A-listers to show up in experimental, out-of-this world looks for the red carpet (this year it’s actually a blue carpet! Co-chairs Anna Wintour, Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, Gisele Bündchen, and Tom Brady will be the first to arrive, followed by a slate of pop stars and famous actresses.
Tune in to p.m.: Bella Hadid is nearly naked in a sheer, beaded black Alexander Wang catsuit. p.m.: Céline Dion is stunning at her first Met Gala in cut-away Atelier Versace leather and an origami-inspired headpiece. p.m.: Cara Delevingne has a novel accessory for her shorn head: silver paint!
“The best way to show my respect was to think about the essence of design itself.Michele is wearing a pink, sparkling suit with AC/DC’s logo embellished on the back.For Johnson, he created a deep emerald dress with fanciful ruffle trim and a peekaboo cutout. p.m.: Off-White designer Virgil Abloh has arrived at his first-ever Met Gala and he dressed the part in his own design.She’s decked out in custom Marni blue bootleg trousers with a matching tailored jacket by incoming designer Francesco Risso. p.m.: Shorts on the red carpet?When the theme is Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons anything goes, at least according to Sofia Sanchez Barrenechea who has hit the red carpet in brocade paneled shorts and a cropped short-sleeved jacket. p.m.: The models are here.The look is topped off with an embroidered veil, nail art, and three giant diamond rings. p.m.: Claire Danes is dressed in a white ruffled blouse and black lace-up pants from designers Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim’s Fall 2017 collection for Monse.