The Met is holding a press preview for The Met Costume Institute exhibition “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” on view from May 10 through October 8 at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters. ‘Met Heavenly Bodies’ features a dialogue between fashion and medieval art from The Met collection to examine fashion’s ongoing engagement with the devotional practices and traditions of Catholicism.
@arianagrande attends the 2018 @metmuseum Costume Institute Benefit wearing custom #verawang #ArianaGrande is wearing a custom strapless ball gown with classic corset construction, featuring hand draped printed silk organza depicting Michelangelo’s “The Last Judgement” fresco found on the alter wall of the Sistine Chapel, and a hand draped horsehair headpiece based on a modern interpretation of catholic iconography.
“I’m the Hood Pope, so I had to come correct," said @asapferg. "This is my first Met Gala, so it’s a dream come true, and I just saw Rihanna dressed as the Pope too.” Head to the link in our bio to see what celebs and designers like @zacposen, @donatella_versace, @marcjacobs, #GeorgeClooney, @arianarockefeller, and more had to say about the #MetGala's provocative #HeavenlyBodies theme. (? @patrickmcmullan/@seanzanni)