The theme of the Metropolitan Museum of Art – Met Gala Theme for 2018 will be “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and Catholic Imagination“. The extravagant affair takes place next year Monday 7th May 2018, the hosts on the night include sensation Rihanna, joining her in duty will be Donatella Versace and Amal Clooney. Last year Rihanna slayed in an avant-garde piece from Comme des Garçons, last year Katy Perry, Pharrell and Gisele Bûndchen and Tom Brady hosted the extravagant Met Gala.
Does fashion and religion form both hands? Givenchy, Dolce & Gabbana, Christopher Kane, Valentino and Jean Paul Gaultier have referenced and used religious silhouettes or symbols within their designs. From the mentioned brands the chosen garments included Versace and Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel wedding gown inspired by a holy communion dress and lastly Valentino couture gowns inspired by Francisco Di Zurbarán’s painting of traditional monk’s robes.
Below Christopher Kane plays with punk passion and religion.