Met Gala was founded in 1946, by a Metropolitan Museum of Art (Costume Institute) in New York City.
It is a fundraising event that celebrates Costume Institute annual fashion exhibit. After the main event, the exhibition lasts for couple of months.
Met Gala is one of the most exclusive social events in New York, as well in the whole world. It is also one of the biggest fundraising events, managing to raise over 10 million dollars a night!
From 1995, Vogue's chief editor Anna Wintour organizes the event, making sure that every one that is someone is on that guest list.
Every year there is a theme for the whole show, with cocktail hour and formal dinner. Theme of the event is not always clear stylistic wise
The guests list is always full of famous names, such as: Adriana Lima, Celine Dion, Elle Fanning, Jennifer Lopez, Kate Hudson...
And now we know who will host next year's Met Gala event - Rihanna and Amal Clooney.