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Met Gala honors designer Charles James

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The fashion world prepares for the opening of legendary American designer Charles "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" is being honored at the Met Gala’s 2014 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala on May 5 with the theme 'White Tie & Decorations

The Met Gala, formally” Costume Institute Gala” is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. The affair is considered to be the fashion industry's premier annual red carpet event and has been held at the Met since 1971.

Serving as an opening celebration for the institute's annual fashion exhibit has been chaired by Anna Wintour, Vogue editor-in-chief since 1995 oversees both the benefit committee and the guest list.

A-list celebs hit the red carpet at The Met Gala which as a different theme each year, a cocktail hour and a formal dinner tickets start costs $25,000 & up.

Ahout Charles James http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2014/charles-james-beyond-fashion

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