The Met Gala 2023 celebrates one of the biggest names in fashion: it’s basically the work of Karl Lagerfeld the centerpiece of the theme of what is considered to be one of the most important evenings for world fashion. The rich fundraiser, usually scheduled on the first Monday of May (1 May), will invite participants to view the work of the German designer who will be featured in 2019. died at the age of 85. The theme of the gala coincides with a major exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute entitled “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty.”
In a press release, The Met said the show will bring together some 150 models that “explore the designer’s stylistic language.” The clothing on display includes creations from Lagerfeld’s time as creative director of Fendic, Chloe And Chanelas well as work during his time in Balmain, Patou and for its namesake label. Lagerfeld used to design all the garments and therefore most of the pieces on display will be accompanied by the accompanying sketches. The Institute’s chief curator, Andrew Bolton, said he was inspired by listening to Lagerfeld’s design assistants. Next year, the exhibition on the great couturier will be open to the public from early May to mid-July. The co-chairs of the gala, last year Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, have not yet been announced.