Over the past decade, the Met Gala red carpet has gotten bigger and bigger. The star-studded event — and its various themes — encouraged attendees to indulge themselves on the red carpet, a spirit that was amplified as the evening progressed. If you compare 2013 Met Gala to 2013 Take the camp theme of the Met Gala, for example, and the difference is huge: What was once a beautiful evening gown has become a show of pure luxury and adventure.
This year’s Met Gala will serve as a celebration of Karl Lagerfeld, highlighting the late designer’s time at the helm of major fashion houses including Chanel, Fendi, Balmain and more A unique contribution to fashion. It will be co-hosted by Michaela Coel, Penélope Cruz, Roger Federer, Dua Lipa and Anna Wintour. The red carpet dress code is “in honor of Karl,” so you can expect celebrities to (hopefully) unearth and bring vintage Lagerfeld designs to the steps of the Met.
While we’ll all have to wait and see how it turns out, we can satisfy our cravings for sophisticated dressing by looking back at past Met Gala events. Consider prime time to relive your memories of all the iconic looks from the past that grace the rug – while revisiting moments and themes you may have missed or forgotten about. (Take the shapely look of Helen Lasichanh 2019 Comme des Garçons, the Olsen twins in an unexpected 18 Punk theme and more.)
Below, Vogue collected all the Met parties The party looks from 2013.
2021: “In America: An Anthology of Fashion”
Last year’s Met Gala theme “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” kicked off the Costume Institute exhibition of the same name : With American style as the core, highlight the unsung heroes of American design. On the red carpet, the stars showed off their best gilded glamour, white tie attire.
2019: “In America: Dictionary Fashion”
2019 Met Gala Celebration Outfit The Academy’s newest exhibit, “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” opened in September at Anna Win Tour Costume Center is open to the public. On the red carpet, celebrity guests embody the theme of American style, from a gorgeous star-studded ensemble to a nod to a more discreet American theme.