A few hours ago, one of the largest art museum in the world Met reopened its doors to welcome guests of the Costume Institute Ball.
The previous night, celebrities from all over the world, fashion designers at their arms with their muses and just rich people , who weren’t stingy to pay 25 thousand dollars for a ticket of, to be, even if just for a moment, near Sarah Jessica Parker , Victoria Beckham or Tom Ford , gathered at the newly inaugurated Anna Wintour Costume Center for the annual Costume Institute Ball reception .
In a couple of days , to be exact May 8 , at MET starts the annual exhibition dedicated to the first and most famous American couturier, Charles James. The exhibition ” Charles James : beyond fashion ” , which is covering the whole career of the designer from the late 20’s to late 50’s ,will present to the public about a hundred dresses .
One of the first on the red carpet was the editor-in-Chief of American Vogue ,Anna Wintour also the co-host of the event . The 64 years Wintour, who since the late 90’s has been directly involved in the’ life’ of the Metropolitan Museum , this year was sustained by Sarah Jessica Parker, Bradley Cooper , Aerin Lauder, Oscar de la Renta , Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch .
Who followed the dress code announced for the Met Ball 2014 , which was ‘White Tie and Decorations’ which according to WWD is “a black tailcoat, matching trousers with a single stripe of satin or braid in the U.S.; a white piqué wing-collared shirt with stiff front; a white vest; white-coloured (e.g., mother-of-pearl) studs and cuff links; a white bow tie; white or grey gloves; black patent shoes, and black dress socks. A top hat is optional.” And the ladies in full-on ball gowns, or broke all taboos – judge for yourself!