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  • Writer's pictureLaurie Brookins

Designers and Celebs Talk Fashion and Religion at the Met Gala, for Pret-a-Reporter …

Covering the Met Gala red carpet is both tough and thrilling: Even as you’re shouting to get designers and celebs to stop at your spot and answer a few questions, you’re also absorbing the fantastical parade of ensembles, most of them custom-designed for the night. That was especially true of this year’s Met Gala, which benefits the Costume Institute at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the about-to-open exhibition, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” which opens May 10th and runs through Oct. 8th.

The marriage of fashion and religion sounds like it’s ripe for controversy, but more than anything this exhibition explores the beauty of the work by designers who by and large were raised as Catholics, and how religion informed their work, often in very non-controversial ways. The Met Gala red carpet likewise was a celebration of the beauty that can arise out of that work, with many designers weighing in on how religion informs their designs. Click on the image to be taken to the story, and thanks for looking … 

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