It’s official! Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish, Naomi Osaka and Amanda Gorman are teaming up to cohost the extremely anticipated 2021 Met Gala, which is able to happen on Monday, September 13, Us Weekly can verify.
The group will welcome trend’s greatest names and celebrities alike alongside honorary chairs Anna Wintour, the chief content material officer and world editorial director of Vogue, Adam Mosseri, the pinnacle of Instagram, and American clothier Tom Ford.
The information got here on Monday, May 3, which is traditionally the day of the Met Gala. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the high-fashion occasion has been postponed till the autumn.
“It’s the primary Monday in May! While there is not any #MetGala right now, we’re thrilled to share that the subsequent #CostumeInstitute Benefit will likely be held on Monday, September 13 (topic to authorities pointers), with co-chairs Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish, Amanda Gorman and Naomi Osaka,” the Costume Institute captioned their Instagram publish.
While we’re admittedly lacking the over-the-top robes and outrageous couture that usually strut down the purple carpet right now, understanding that Chalamet, 25, Eilish, 19, Gorman, 23, and Osaka, 23, are headlining the September occasion is definitely making up for the delay!
It’s price noting that three of the 4 hosts have been Vogue cowl stars in 2021. Most not too long ago, Eilish coated the June 2021 situation of British Vogue. Gorman discovered herself a canopy star in May 2021 and Osaka starred on the January 2021 cowl.
The co-chair reveal follows the April 2021 announcement that the star-studded occasion, which was canceled in 2020, could be returning with not only one, however two Met Galas.
Both segments will shine a lightweight on American trend and designers. The first, In America: A Lexicon of Fashion, will open in September 2021, and the second, In America: An Anthology of Fashion, will debut in May 2022.
“Fashion is each a harbinger of cultural shifts and a report of the forces, beliefs, and occasions that form our lives,” Max Hollein, the Marina Kellen French Director of The Met stated in a press launch shared with Stylish.
He continued: “This two-part exhibition will think about how trend displays evolving notions of id in America and will discover a mess of views via shows that talk to a number of the complexities of historical past with highly effective immediacy. In wanting on the previous via this lens, we will think about the aesthetic and cultural impression of trend on historic features of American life.”
The 2021 occasion will mark the Costume Institute’s seventy fifth anniversary.