Met Gala is an annual fundraising event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute in New York City.

It is known for over-the-top fashion and eccentric outfits worn by celebrities and industry insiders.

The event was first held in 1948 to raise money for the Costume Institute.

The Met Gala gained more significant attention in the 1970s and was officially renamed in 1999.

Each year, the Met Gala has a different theme, which attendees are expected to incorporate into their outfits.

The eccentric outfits are a way to show off creativity and make a bold fashion statement.

The Met Gala is a significant event in the fashion industry with designers and brands often sponsoring tables.

The red carpet is a chance for attendees to show off their outfits and make a statement.

The media attention surrounding the event is significant, with outlets from around the world covering the event.

After the red carpet, the Met Gala attendees are treated to an exclusive after-party.

The after-party is an opportunity for the celebrities to let loose and celebrate.

The Met Gala is a way for emerging designers to showcase their work and gain exposure.

It also serves as a way for established designers to reinforce their brand and showcase their creativity.