As for guests who will be in attendance, the only attendees who will be in confirmed attendance with Wintour will be her co-chairs and hosts for this year's event-Donatella Versace, Amal Clooney, and Rihanna.
The GRAMMY victor attended her first Met Gala after releasing her hit single, "Umbrella", in 2007, and over the years, she has slowly but surely secured her spot as a fashion icon, both on and off the red carpet-draped steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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Madonna at the last two Met Gala balls. At the time, many speculated that her undone look was in response to the Paris robbery experience from just months prior, particularly as this was one of her first red carpets since the harrowing event. But with this year's theme being 'Fashion and the Catholic Imagination', the opportunities for red carpet interpretations that are creative, thought-provoking and, let's face it, controversial, are limitless. While supermodel, Cindy Crawford, 52, was on the massage table getting a pre-Met facial, Katy Perry, 33, was out in New York City soaking up some vitamin-D in a comfy tracksuit. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the gala.
In 2014, Rihanna chose to stick to her usual crop-top style but put a red-carpet spin on it. An encore airing of E! The endowment, made through her investment company, Hong Kong-based Yu Holdings, will support the work of The Costume Institute and help bridge cultural relations between East and West, with Bolton giving a series of educational talks in China, which as of yet does not have a dedicated costume or fashion museum. News and the live red carpet coverage will then air from 10 p.m. - 1 a.m. ET/PT. This year's exhibit is quite large and will span across several galleries.
Serving as the cornerstone of the exhibition, papal robes and accessories from the Sistine Chapel sacristy, many of which have never been seen outside The Vatican, will be on view in the Anna Wintour Costume Center. So much time and work goes into creating numerous pieces on the red carpet. But a dress that sticks out is the midnight blue satin slip dress the late princess wore when she attended the famous Met Gala in 1996 - over 20 years ago.