The Met Gala 2017

On May 2, 2017, Met Gala, one of the main fashion events of the year took place with the support of Farfetch, in New York. Specifically, there was a charity ball of the Costume Institute-Met Gala in the Metropolitan Art Museum where where you can see the most daring and incredible dresses from the top league.


The Met Gala, which is known as Met Ball, is a fundraising gala. It is a huge annual fundraising fashion event for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. It indicated the grand opening of the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibit. Each year the event has a theme, and includes a cocktail hour and a formal dinner. During the cocktail hour, guests arrive and walk on the red carpet.

In this time, the Met Bal was dedicated to the creative and legendary designer and founder of the brand Comme des Garcons, Ray Kavakubo. Traditionally, most of the guests chose outfits inspired by the theme of the exhibition that has opened at the Metropolitan Art Museum.

The dresses were incredible and unique as always; every single dress differed from others with features, cuts, ornaments, designs and overall styles. Thus, this year the dresses were mostly designes with decors of all stripes, bold cuts, transparency of textures, and distraction of color combinations.

Along with the dresses,  there were other, the most unusual forms of clothing. For example, Bella Hadid appeared on a ball in the transparent overalls of Alexander Wang. Rihanna introduced a compound structure Comme des Garcons with patchwork elements, which immediately became a new meme on the internet.

Overall, this was the main event of the year in the fashion sphere and it marked the the grand opening of the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibit.


-Helen Khanoyan


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