Penélope Cruz and Michaela Coel.
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Four celebrities have been named co-chairs of the 2023 Met Gala, presumably after passing Anna Wintour’s vibe check. I May Destroy You Director, actor and producer Mikaela Coel — who recently made her Marvel debut Black Panther: Wakanda Forever — Oscar-winning actor Penelope Cruz, pop star Dua Lipa, tennis champion Roger Federer and, as always, Winter herself will host the fashion extravaganza. The late Karl Lagerfeld — worked with major fashion houses throughout his illustrious career —Still another opportunity to be the subject of this year’s event and the corresponding Costume Institute exhibition, seeking celebrity stylists around the world for the most off-theme, eyebrow-raising or macabre archival looks — perhaps Kim Kardashian will find another dead man’s dress.? I may have stopped.
“Karl told me many times that fashion doesn’t belong in museums,” said Andrew Bolton, curator of the Costume Institute’s Wendy You. trend in September. “When we worked together on the Chanel show, he was incredibly generous with what he borrowed, but completely indifferent to the exhibition itself.” It’s on the street, in the female body, in the male body.” Well, Lagerfeld, the Metropolitan begs to object. , so influential and substantial that the museum presents it in ‘Karl Lagerfeld: Lines of Beauty’.
Bolton was inspired to host an exhibition at Lagerfeld’s Paris memorial service in 2019. When people were talking about Lagerfeld’s love of transforming two-dimensional designs into her three-dimensional creations, Bolton had an aha moment, rather than a traditional retrospective. , I think Karl hated it,” he said), and Lagerfeld’s sketches underpinned the exhibition. The Met can send his gala guests to his list.
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