Published: Tue, May 08, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Merle Christensen

The Met Gala 2018

The Met Gala 2018

Actor George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination" in the Manhattan borough of NY, U.S., May 7, 2018. The GRAMMY victor attended her first Met Gala after releasing her hit single, "Umbrella", in 2007, and over the years, she has slowly but surely secured her spot as a fashion icon, both on and off the red carpet-draped steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. At the time, many speculated that her undone look was in response to the Paris robbery experience from just months prior, particularly as this was one of her first red carpets since the harrowing event.

So it's fair to say that whatever Madonna wears for the Met Gala is going to be nothing short of spectacular.

The Like A Virgin hit-maker snacked on a packet of crisps as she gave fans a sneak peek into her red carpet-worthy look - because every girl needs to eat right?

"I don't know. You'll have to ask Anna that", she told Page Six at the time.

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The gala is a fundraising benefit for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, which each year welcomes celebrities from film, TV, fashion, sports and music.

When not imitating a cheese omelette, Rihanna loves to dress like a coral reef at the Met Gala. Seemingly simple (at least compared to some of her other looks) from the front, the dress was nearly completely backless, and held together with nothing but a small clasp behind her neck. 2012: Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations 5. At just 28, Yu's patronage of the largest costume collection in the world makes her one of the youngest as well as one of the most significant donors in fashion today, and ensures the affiliation between the Yu name and the Costume Institute for generations to come. The hitmaker sported a similarly edgy hairstyle, showing off an undercut beneath three buns on the top of her head.

The theme for the 2007 Met Gala was "Poiret: King of Fashion". A deep red lip and a sparkling black clutch completed her seductive look.

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