Met Gala 2018: Everything you need to know about fashion's biggest night

Met Gala 2018: Everything you need to know about fashion's biggest night

This year's theme is "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination", which is a flawless opportunity to reimagine the decadence of religious iconography into wearable art.

When George and Amal Clooney made their Met Gala debut in 2015, and were, in a refreshing change from their usual down-at-heel style, elegant, appropriate and damaging to retinas with their innate good taste. The fashion charity event, which takes place on the first Monday of May, falls on 7th of the month this year.

According to an organizer for the Met Gala, which is held at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, the annual costume ball will no longer allow celebrities under 18 from attending because the event is "inappropriate" for minors.

However, Vogue editor-in-chief and host of the annual gala, Anna Wintour, made it very clear that she would never invite Trump back to the Met Gala while appearing on "The Late Late Show with James Corden" late past year.

With one of the three 2018 Met Gala hosts being Rihanna, you can definitely expect it to be off the hook.

The pop diva has since become a fashion powerhouse whose Met Gala looks have had many a tongue wagging.

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RiRi was hard to miss at the 2011 Met Gala, arriving looking like a gorgeous gothic mermaid to fit the year's theme of "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty". These particular looks will be splashed all over the place, as the Met Gala red carpet can actually make or break a star's fashion credibility.

The Met Gala red carpet will welcome attendees from 6:30 ET.

MET GALA 2018 TICKET COST: For those attending the Met Gala, tickets go for $30,000 per person or $275,000 per table, while many celebrities attend for free. It could mean this year's guest list will once again see a larger number.

Alaïa, Balenciaga, Dior, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, John Galliano, Jean Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Lauren, Balenciaga, Moschino, Christian Lacroix, Karl Lagerfeld, Lanvin, Rodarte, Valentino and of course Versace are among the designers who are set to be featured on tonight's red carpet.

United States viewers can tune into E! Recently, the event's red carpet arrivals were allowed to air on national television and fashion fans are surely pleased. The fashion magazine will host a live stream on their Instagram handle as well as their Snapchat My Stories.

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