Met Gala 2022: What happens inside the event and where do the funds go?

What can we expect?

Today is the second Monday in May, and anyone even remotely into fashion or pop culture knows that means it’s Met Gala day.

With Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds and Lin-Manuel Miranda as co-chairs, In America: An Anthology of Fashion as the theme and an A-list celeb guest list, it’s set to be one hell of an event, as always.

Held in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the charity event aims to raise funds for the Costume Insitute. Tickets for the glamorous event cost $35,000 per person, and $200-300,000 for a table. With the price of tickets drastically rising since the 90s, not just anybody gets to go, only the most elite.

While it might cost an arm and a leg for us regular folk, it’s nothing for those who are invited by Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour, and at the end

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It’s fashion, darling! Everything you need to know about tonight’s Met Gala

Watch: Anna Wintour dishes on what to expect from the 2021 Met Gala

Tonight sees the return of the most eagerly-anticipated event in the entire fashion calendar, the Met Gala, AKA The Met Ball, to New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Postponed due to COVID concerns, it’s set to come back with a bang, and shower New York city with glittering particles of style.

Run with meticulous attention to detail by Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour, invitations are more Wonka’s golden ticket than commonplace gold-dust, and the guest list is always a closely guarded secret until the stars of stage, screen and catwalk appear on the red carpet, exquisitely coutured and buffed to a sheen.

Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s extravaganza – except how to get past the door staff.

When does it take place?

The Met Gala traditionally takes place on the first Monday

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Met Gala 2022: Everything you need to know

Celebrities and fashion icons will be gearing up as they prepare for the biggest night in the fashion industry. 

With Vogue’s Met Gala making its return to its traditional date of the first Monday in May after the event last year was delayed to September. 

The night promises to present spectacular outfits, iconic pop culture moments and no doubt some fashion failures too. 

But if you’re not aware of what the Met Gala is, then do not worry as we have all the information you could possibly need, from the theme to how to watch.

Your Local Guardian: Lady Gaga at the Met Gala in 2019. (PA)Lady Gaga at the Met Gala in 2019. (PA)

What is the Met Gala?

The Met Gala is also known as the Costume Institue Benefit or the Met Ball and is simply a luxurious charity event held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. 

It first started back in 1948 as a

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