Who Will Host the 2018 Met Gala?
It is most likely secure to assume that Rihanna throws unimaginable parties. And in only a few months, we’ll get to see her in motion, when she hosts the 2018 Met Gala alongside Amal Clooney and Donatella Versace, according to Vogue.
The magazine—whose editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, has chaired the ball since 1995—noted that the three friends of next year’s occasion have attended a combined 24 Met Galas. Rihanna has attended the event seven times, performed twice, and, earlier this yr, she was praised for being considered one of only a handful of attendees who really embraced the 2017 gala’s theme.
Vogue additionally revealed that the theme for subsequent year’s occasion might be Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. The exhibit, which goals to “create a dialogue between fashion and the masterworks of religious artwork” in the Met’s Costume Institute’s archives, is cosponsored by Versace and will juxtapose precise religious items—such as the papal robes on loan from the Sistine Chapel, many of which have never left the Vatican—with fashionable-day objects by Coco Chanel, John Galliano, and more, that have been inspired by Catholic ornamentation and symbolism.