Met Gala 2022: An Anthology of Fashion

American Model, Kendall Jenner in a Black Prada Dress

American Model, Kendall Jenner in a Black Prada Dress

This year’s Met Gala celebrates the theme of “America: An Anthology of Fashion.¨ The Met Gala is a yearly fundraising fashion event that is only exclusive to celebrities and influencers.


The event was hosted by British journalist Anna Wintour, who has been hosting since 1995.  According to Vogue, she has been, ¨shaping it into the much-loved annual celebration of fashion we know today.¨ Anna Wintor is also a director and a journalist for Vogue, who has been in this position since 1988.  The theme, “Glided Glamour” is inspired by American fashion and the cultural events leading up to the Met Gala. Guests were invitation-only and took place in New York on May 2, 2022.  Some designer brands that were worn at the Met Gala included Gucci, Tom Ford, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, Vivianne Westwood, and many more.


The Matador Messenger then asked the students of Bernardo Yorba Middle school what they thought of the Met Gala this year. In response, a majority of people liked American model Kendall Jenner’s Black Ball Gown Dress, designed by Prada. 7th grader Holly Carbral comments, “Kendall Jenner slayed.” Many students also liked American singer-songwriter, Billie Eilish’s custom Gucci dress. Liani Hernandez states her opinion, “Billie Eilish was the only good one.” People had many different opinions on many different looks. There was certainly a lot of controversy about certain looks this year, but there was also a lot of love and affection toward the celebrity looks.


Here are the following highlights of celebrities and their Met Gala looks:

American Actress, Blake Lively in a Versace Gown
Billie Eilish’s Custom Gucci Dress