Met Gala 2020: the digital event
The first Monday of May is the most awaited night of the year by the fashion system, but the appointment with the Met Gala 2020, postponed due to coronavirus, will be digital-only for the time being, with online programming and a live event on YouTube.
The initiative conceived by Anna Wintour, such as the Met Gala will aim to raise funds for the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum in New York, where you own tonight should have inaugurated the exhibition About Time: Fashion and Duration postponed to 29 October 2020.
Among the protagonists of the virtual Met Gala Naomi Campbell, Virgil Abloh is Florence Welch, will contribute to the online programming of the YouTube channel of Fashion US, which will begin on May 4 at 4pm (Italian time) to end the next day at 21:00, with the history of the Met with Thistles B is Jeremy Scott. At the stroke of midnight on May 5th, a message from Anna Wintour will introduce the live performance of Florence and the Machine and the DJ set by Virgil Abloh.
Here is the complete lineup of the digital edition of the Met Gala 2020 (Italian time):
Monday 4th May
16:00 – The best moments on the red carpet, by Liza Koshy
9:00 pm – Life in Looks: Naomi Campbell
Tuesday 5 May
00:00 – A Moment With the Met: Livestream
01:00 – Everything you need to know about the Met Gala
16:00 – The story of the Met: Liv Tyler and Stella McCartney
21:00 – The story of the Met: Cardi B and Jeremy Scott
On the occasion of the virtual event, Fashion US will make a donation to the Costume Institute and A Common Thread, and will invite viewers to contribute according to their possibilities.