Ukpono Anietie, PH
Grammy award winning artists, Tems and Burna Boy have been extended invitations to attend the prestigious Met Gala scheduled for May 1, 2023.
The annual fundraising event held on the first Monday in May at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City is known for its star-studded guest list.
Met Gala features high-profile celebrities from the worlds of music, film, and fashion.
This year’s edition promises to be no different, with the addition of two of Nigeria’s exceptional artists.
Tems and Burna Boy have both achieved international acclaim for their unique style of music, with each artist having won a Grammy Award in recent years.
As special guests, Tems and Burna Boy are expected to showcase their unique style on the global stage.
The Met Gala’s theme for 2023 is dedicated to Karl Lagerfeld, in honor of the late designer’s unique style and themes.
The event celebrates the opening of the “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty” exhibit.
Karl Lagerfeld was a German fashion designer, artist, and photographer, who was widely regarded as one of the most important and influential figures in the fashion industry.
He was born in Hamburg, Germany, and began his career in fashion in 1955 when he won a competition organized by the International Wool Secretariat.
Throughout his long and prolific career, Lagerfeld worked for several fashion houses, including Chanel, Fendi, and his own eponymous label.
He was known for his innovative designs, his signature black sunglasses, and his flamboyant personality.
Lagerfeld was also an accomplished photographer, and his work was exhibited in galleries around the world.
Lagerfeld passed away on February 19, 2019, at the age of 85, leaving behind a legacy of creativity and innovation in the world of fashion.