Mark your calendars: This yr’s Met Gala is on Might 1, 2023. The theme of the yr’s greatest get together will likely be “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Magnificence,” referencing the strains of Lagerfeld’s well-known sketches, which will likely be introduced subsequent to his designs.
“At its coronary heart, the exhibition will take a look at the evolution of Lagerfeld’s two-dimensional drawings into three-dimensional clothes,” the Met’s curator in cost, Andrew Bolton, instructed Vogue. “And what’s fascinating to have found: I all the time thought that his drawings have been very spontaneous and nearly impressionistic. However they have been in fact extraordinarily exact, nearly mathematical. We could not see it as a result of we’re not educated, however his premiers knew all the way down to the millimeter what every line meant. It was nearly a secret code, a language shared between him and people premiers, that solely they might totally decipher.”
The exhibition will function work throughout the entire homes he labored for: Balmain, Patou, Chloé, Fendi, Chanel, and his eponymous model. It is his reign at Chanel, nevertheless, that I am most excited to see. Within the spirit of the thrilling information, scroll all the way down to revisit a few of Karl Lagerfeld’s most memorable appears to be like for Chanel through the years.