The Met Gala


Emily Eigenbrode

The Met Gala will be held on May 1, 2023.  


The Met Gala released information on this year’s event just a couple of weeks ago, and there’s a lot to talk about. Designers and celebrities will come together from all over the world to meet at The Metropolitan Museum of Art to show off their innovative designs. The Met Gala is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and only the most famous are able to attend this event. Before the event kicks off in May, here’s everything you need to know about the Met Gala 2023. 


Who is the Host this Year?

The Met Gala this year will be hosted by actor Penelope Cruz, singer Dua Lipa, actor Michaela Coel, and athlete Roger Federer. There is an abundance of hosts this year, so it will be interesting to see their perspectives on the outfits and the night as a whole.


What is the Met Gala?

The Met Gala is held every single year on the first Monday of May. The Met Gala is a charity benefit held by the Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour to fundraise for the museum. Designers create amazing outfits that are unforgettable that connect extremely well to the theme. Also in case you didn’t know, the Met Gala has a theme every single year. The theme can go anywhere from CAMP to Balenciaga. The event also marks the beginning of the MET’s spring display. 


When is the Met Gala 2023?

Honoring the tradition of the event being held on the first Monday in May, the event will be held on May 1, 2023. The public display will be open from May 5 to July 16. If you are a fashion enthusiast this is a must see. 

What is the Theme? 

The Met Gala 2023 theme will honor the famous designer Karl Lagerfeld, who was known for being a creative director of Chanel. Karl Lagerfeld was truly an icon, therefore, we will be seeing A LOT of Chanel for the Gala.  The announcement of the theme was made by Pharrell Williams, who is one of Chanel’s most well-known ambassadors and collaborators. 

Overall, there are going to be a lot of amazing looks that come out of this year’s Met Gala. Celebrities and designers will meet once again, for a fashion-filled night. Are you excited for the Met Gala?