Published: Fri, November 08, 2019

Met Gala 2020: Emma Stone, Meryl Streep & More Stars to Co-Chair

Met Gala 2020: Emma Stone, Meryl Streep & More Stars to Co-Chair

The milestone will be marked by new exhibits, public events and of course the highly anticipated Met Gala.

Streep will serve as co-chair of the 2020 gala alongside Emma Stone and fellow first-timer Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well as fashion designer Nicolas Ghesquière of Louis Vuitton; the French fashion brand is also underwriting the May 4 event.

Although we can all agree the Met is about one thing and one thing only, the red carpet looks, there is also an exhibition which takes place too.

PHOTO: Katy Perry attends the 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 6, 2019 in New York City.

The theme for the super bowl of fashion has just been revealed!

Andrew Bolton, the Wendy Yu Curator in Charge of the Costume Institute, says the event will be "a reimagining of fashion history that's fragmented, discontinuous, and heterogeneous". Coinciding with the Met's 150th anniversary, the exhibition will draw inspiration from philosopher Henri Bergson's concept of la durée ("time that flows, accumulates, and is indivisible") and will explore how clothing can conflate past, present and future.

The goal behind "About Time: Fashion and Duration" will be to get us to think differently about fashion's history - Bolton is dividing 160 women's garments into two sections or "timescales". For instance, a black silk faille princess-line dress from the late 1870's will be paired with an Alexander McQueen "Bumster" skirt from 1995. "Through a series of chronologies, the exhibition will use the concept of duration to analyze the temporal twists and turns of fashion history".

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