Met Gala… ‘Oscars of the East Coast’

The Costume Institute Benefit, also known as The Met Gala marks the grand opening of the Costume Institute's annual fashion exhibit. Anna Winter, Artistic Director of Conde Nast and Editor in Chief of Vogue has built the event into one of the most visible and successful fundraising events in the world, drawing the most influential guests from the fashion, sport, business and music society.

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A ticket to the event can range from $30,000 to $275,000!

We at S|LC look forward to the first Monday in May every year when the event is showcased to the world. We love everything about this event and it is a ‘dream’ to one day create it. Everyone can dream, right? We are inspired by the amazing fashion and red carpet... not necessarily red, it is usually an amazing custom-made carpet that links to the concept of the event. Then there is the exhibition which is curated in such an incredible way, there is nothing like it anywhere in the world.

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It’s the link between the world of fashion with the world of art that makes this one such a special event that the whole world looks out for!

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For anyone that hasn’t watched the documentary film ‘The first Monday in May’ it is definitely worth watching.