After being postponed by the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Met Gala will finally roll out its red carpet again this September. Throughout the summer, Anna Wintour has been revealing the details of what will be the definitive return of fashion to galas.
An event that this year is hosted by singer Billie Eilish, actor Timothée Chalamet, poet Amanda Gorman and tennis player Naomi Osaka. A cast of height but above all very young that already predicted with its announcement the direction that Anna Wintour intends to take the Met Gala.
This week a new detail has been revealed in relation to the prestigious fashion party that corroborates how the Vogue editor seeks to enter the world of social networks, viral stories and Generation Z.
The guest list for this edition incorporates for the first time in the history of the gala renowned names from Tik Tok and Instagram. Famous tik tokers and influencers such as Emma Chamberlain or Addison Rae, both 20 years old, will occupy a place at the exclusive tables of the Metropolitan Museum gala.
It has gone from being a prestigious event to (being) full of influential people “
The news has discouraged veteran celebrities who attend the gala every year and who, according to the British newspaper Daily Mail, could end up rejecting their place at the event. An anonymous celebrity agent has explained to Page Six that there are “many influencers on the guest list” and that “Facebook and Instagram have reserved many tables” something that has “discouraged many people” in addition to the obligation to wear a sanitary mask. “It has gone from being a prestigious event to (being) full of influential people,” says the same source in the US newspaper.
The Gala, which plans to be held on September 13 at the Metropolitan Museum in New York after being canceled on the first Monday in May due to the pandemic,