The most glamorous event of the year honors the designer.
Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, who passed away in 2019, will be honored at the MET Gala 2023, one of the most glamorous and coolest events in the United States. The famous event is an occasion to gather the top figures from the worlds of entertainment and fashion. It also marks the opening of a new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
The Exhibition Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty
Every year, the celebratory exhibition event has a specific theme that guides the stars’ apparel on the tapis rouge. And since the exhibition pays homage to Karl Lagerfeld, his career, his visionary look on the world of fashion and his creative genius, the celebrity outfits cannot but recall the designs of the great German designer. The Kaiser of fashion has been one of the most celebrated and loved creatives of recent years, thanks also to his collaborations with fashion houses such as Fendi and Chanel. It is therefore no surprise that the editor-in-chief of Vogue, Anna Wintour, who is sponsoring the event, chose to pay tribute to the designer and close friend.
A unique evening with fashion at its core, but also celebrating the wonderful relationship Karl Lagerfeld had with models, journalists and actors. It is therefore no surprise, that guests will celebrate the creative with vintage clothes from different eras and aesthetics. Besides working with Fendi and Chanel, Lagerfeld has also lent his creative hand to Balmain, Patou and Chloé and founded his eponymous brand in 1984.
Karl Lagerfeld’s friends
The event is going to bring many celebrities together. Certainly those who have gravitated around the world of Karl Lagerfeld and who share passions, stories and especially friendship with him will not be missing, starting with the top models of the 1990s, such as Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista and Claudia Shiffer. Joining them will also be some of today’s supermodels such as Gigi Hadid, Cara Delevingne and even Cindy Crawford’s daughter Kaia Gerber. Hollywood actresses such as Tilda Swinton, Kristen Stewart, Keira Knightley and Lily-Rose Depp will also be there.
Not only fashion but also charity
However, the fashion Oscars is not only a moment to show off precious gowns, parade on a red carpet and be photographed in those iconic garments. It is also a great charity event. Throughout the evening, donations are collected for the Costume Institute associated with the museum, where the exhibitions are presented. Prior to the pandemic, in 2019, the event was able to raise $19 million, which was then donated to the Institute. This is an event that celebrates fashion and the people who have made this industry great, like the immortal genius of Karl Lagerfeld.