Top 10 most iconic Met Gala Themes over the years

WRITTEN BY Aditi Shrivastava2023-04-27,13:31:56 entertainment

Heavenly Bodies-Fashion and the Catholic Imagination (2018)

This theme explored the relationship between fashion and Catholicism, highlighting over 40 papal ensembles and accessories from the Sistine Chapel

China: Through the Looking Glass (2015)

The Met Gala 2015 theme was influenced by Chinese culture on Western fashion, featuring 140 Chinese-inspired outfits

Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology (2016)

The 2016 theme was quite interesting exploring fashion and technology, showcasing over 170 garments featuring technological elements

Camp: Notes on Fashion (2019)

This theme delves into the concept of camp, which is defined in fashion by overstatement, sarcasm, and theatricality

Punk: Chaos to Couture (2013)

The theme was a celebration of punk rock on fashion, showcasing over 100 punk-inspired outfits and accessories

Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between (2017)

Celebrating the Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo's avant-garde fashion, showcasing over 140 of her designs

Charles James: Beyond Fashion (2014)

Met Gala 2014 honored the work of American designer Charles James, highlighting over 75 of his most iconic fits in the fashion industry

Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy (2008)

2008 Met Gala was a super fun event as it was based on comic book superheroes and fashion

Savage Beauty (2011)

Celebrating the work of late British designer Alexander McQueen, showcasing over 100 of his most iconic designs

American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity (2010)

The exhibit honoured American fashion by displaying over 80 apparel from 1890 to 1940 that were inspired by American women and their positions in society

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