fashion Updated 20th December 2018 Credit: The most talked about cultural moments that defined 2018 Written by Marianna Cerini, CNN This selection of events was edited by the CNN Style team. History has taught us that challenging times can often breed good culture. Art, music, film and fashion are all forms of storytelling, and the best stories often require a little tension. This year certainly didn't come up short on that front. Read on for a reminder of the most significant cultural moments of 2018. Time's Up at the Golden Globes Stars wore black outfits to the Golden Globes.Credit: Handout/Getty Images North America/NBCUniversal via Getty Images In January, the Golden Globes event was shaken by a wave of activism: Time's Up. The movement, launched at the start of the year by women and men from the entertainment industry, aims to combat sexual harassment in Hollywood and beyond. From the streets to the runway: How to dress for a revolution At the … [Read more...] about The cultural moments that defined 2018
The met gala 2018
THE highly-anticipated Met Gala took place ojn May 7, 2018, and celebrities did not disappoint with their red carpet outfits. But when is the 2019 ball, and what is the theme for next year? When is the 2019 Met Gala? The Met Gala is always held on the first Monday of May. In 2019 this falls on May 6. The event will start, as will red-carpet coverage at 7pm local time. When was the Met Gala 2018? The Met Gala always takes place on the first Monday in May. This year’s event took place on Monday, May 7. The red carpet walks began at 7pm local time in New York, which is 12am BST. The gala is the biggest event in the fashion fundraising calendar, with donations and proceeds going towards the Met's Costume Institute. Where does the Met Gala take place? The annual event is a celebration of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is located in New York. It is one of the world’s largest art galleries and is located on the eastern edge of Central Park along Manhattan’s … [Read more...] about When is the Met Gala 2019, what is next year’s theme and is the Met Ball always held at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art?
THE Met Gala is known as one of the biggest events in the fashion calendar, marking the grand opening of the New York Costume Institute's annual exhibition. Each year, celebrities are chosen to host the event which matches the theme of the exhibit, and 2019's is set to be just as explosive as this year's. Here's more... What is the 2019 Met Gala theme and what does it mean? The full title of 2019's theme is Camp: Notes on Fashion. The theme is inspired by a 1964 essay in which American author Susan Sontag defined camp by its "love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration". It is, like every other year, completely open to interpretation and will undoubtedly attract some incredible outfits. Lady Gaga, Serena Williams and Harry Styles have been chosen as the 2019 co-chairs alongside Vogue USA Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour and curator of the Costume Institute, Andrew Bolton. Bolton made headlines when he referred to Donald Trump as a great example of political camp. What was the theme … [Read more...] about What is the Met Gala 2019 theme and what was chosen in previous years? From camp and Catholicism to superheroes and technology
The Met Gala is the most anticipated event in the fashion calendar. Each year the annual event, which started in 1948, raises funds for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and is packed with stars, with style and with splendour. Under the watchful eye of US Vogue editor Anna Wintour, the 2019 gala will, once again, see celebrities - dressed to impress - walk up the steps of the historic New York landmark. For everything we know so far about the celeb-filled evening, keep reading... Who are the celebrity co-hosts? In 2018, The Met Gala was hosted by Rihanna, Amal Clooney and Donatella Versace - a hard trio to beat. However, next year's recently announced line-up has undoubtedly matched it. Harry Styles will co-chair the event - a rather surprising revelation considering it will be his first time at the prestigious event. He will be in good hands, however, as he will have the support of seasoned pro Lady Gaga, as well as tennis extraordinaire, Serena … [Read more...] about Met Gala 2019: Everything you need to know
GRIMES is a Canadian pop star who attended the 2018 Met Gala with Elon Musk. Here's everything you need to know about the billionaire's girlfriend... Who is Grimes? Grimes, 30, is a singer-songwriter from Vancouver. She is of Québécois and Ukrainian and her real name is Claire Elise Boucher. Her mother, Sandy Garossino, is a former Crown prosecutor and used to own three Metro Vancouver taxi companies. She began writing music and posting it on MySpace in 2007. The name Grimes came from the fact that Myspace allowed you to list three musical genres and she listed Grime for all three before she knew what it was. Grimes first shot to fame in 2012 with her album Visions which was followed by the equally successful Art Angels. When did Grimes attend the Met Gala with Elon Musk? Grimes attended the Met Gala with Elon Musk on May 7, 2018. This was the first time the pair had appeared together in public. They arrived shortly before Elon's ex, actress Amber … [Read more...] about Who is Grimes? Elon Musk’s girlfriend and Canadian singer who attended the Met Gala with the Tesla founder