Prepare to see so many double Cs on the first Monday in May.
The 2023 Met Gala is set to pay tribute to the late designer Karl Lagerfeld, with Vogue previously revealing that the theme of this year’s fundraiser is “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty.” The exclusive event, which will take place on May 11 and will benefit the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, is set to “honor” Chanel’s legendary creative director, who passed away in 2019 of complications from pancreatic cancer.
With Karl having helmed some of the world’s most iconic fashion houses (Chloé, Fendi, his own eponymous brand) during his 65 years in fashion, attendees will have plenty of inspiration as they put together their looks for the Met Gala. But what does the topic mean exactly? And what is the dress code for the affair?
Ahead of fashion’s Super Bowl, we’re breaking down everything you need to know about Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty: