An invite to
the annual Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Gala is a highly coveted ticket to fashion’s most exclusive night out of the year. With the
exhibition this summer honouring American couturier Charles James, you can expect a high fashion showcase of ball gowns and suit tails worthy of classier eras of yore—or Anna Wintour. To help guide you through tonight’s old world-inspired festivities, we rounded up the five things you need to know about this year’s gala.
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