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MET Gala 2017 What to expect at this year's edition

Themed Rei Kawakubo/Comme de Garçon: Art of the In-Between, the 2017 MET Gala is set for a few hours, what will the stars wear?

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Rihanna at MET Gala "China: Through the Looking Glass" themed event in 2015

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The 2017 MET Gala is set to hold later tonight/early tomorrow May 2nd 2017 (1am Nigerian time).

The annual fund raising event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute holds every first Monday of May each year.

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Anna Wintour for Mario Testino's 'Towel Series'

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Easily one of the most anticipated exclusive fashion event of the year with Vogue's Anna Wintour as chairperson (since 1995), the exclusive party usually attracts only 600 guests with ticket around $30,000 for those not on the celebrity/VVIP guest list and tables priced around $275,000!

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Jennifer Lopez at MET Gala "China: Through the Looking Glass" themed event in 2015



The theme for this year is Rei Kawakubo/Comme de Garçon: Art of the In-Between. Anna Wintour reportedly vetos celebrities in attendance at the gala according to their "relevance".

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Rei Kawakubo



The gala will honour designer Rei Kawakubo.

What will they wear this year? Definitely Avant Garde will be a thing!Remember what stars wore last year?

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