The Costume Institute’s spring 2020 exhibition “About Time: Fashion and Duration” is postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), however we’re nonetheless getting a (digital) Met Gala. To mark the first Monday in May, Vogue is dwell streaming a digital trend occasion, A Moment With the Met, completely on YouTube.
While we wait patiently for the opening of the Costume Institute’s latest exhibition on 29 October, Vogue‘s A Moment With the Met guarantees an intimate night with “a special performance by Florence + The Machine and a DJ set by Virgil Abloh”. The occasion kicks off on Monday, 4 May, at 6pm ET/10pm GMT on the journal’s American YouTube channel. Instead of the ordinary fundraising for the Met’s Costume Institute and the CFDA’s A Common Thread initiative, Vogue is encouraging viewers to make a donation to both group if potential.
“It would be impossible to recreate the gala on Monday evening, though I have loved hearing how so many are marking the occasion in their own ways,” stated Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue. “So instead, I asked a few friends to join me for a simple moment one that I hope will bring us all a bit of joy.”