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Iconic Celebrity Met Gala Co-Chairs

Since 1995, Anna Wintour has selected celebrities to join her in hosting the event.

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The theme was “The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion.” Sticking with the theme, supermodel Kate Moss co-chaired along with Justin Timberlake.

2009

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To ring in the new decade, Oprah Winfrey and Gap’s then-vice president Patrick Robinson hosted the “American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity” gala.

2010

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The theme celebrated the life of famed British designer Alexander McQueen, who died in 2010, with Colin Firth and Stella McCartney co-chairing.

2011

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Designer McCartney wore her own creation.

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“Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations,” was the theme this year. Wintour chose Carey Mulligan and, rightfully, Miuccia Prada to co-chair with her.

2012

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Rooney Mara was the only celebrity to co-chair this year, but she was joined by Vogue editor Lauren Santo Domingo and Givenchy’s then-creative director Riccardo Tisci.

2013

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The celebrity hosts for the “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” gala were Bradley Cooper and Sarah Jessica Parker.

2014

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In the 1930s, James invented American haute couture by combining design and fashion to create gorgeous sculptural dresses like Parker’s here by Oscar de la Renta.

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Wintour brought Jennifer Lawrence and Gong Li onboard as co-chairs in 2015.

2015

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The Memoirs of a Geisha actress looked elegant in a Robert Cavalli gown for the “China: Through the Looking Glass”-themed night.

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Taylor Swift and Idris Elba were selected as the co-chairs for “Manus X Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology.” (According to Swift lore, she met Tom Hiddleston here, too.)

2016

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Elba looked as handsome as ever in a Tom Ford tuxedo.

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This year brought more co-chairs than ever, with Wintour awarding Tom Brady, Gisele Bündchen, Pharrell and Katy Perry the title. 

2017

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The theme was “Rei Kawakubo/Commes de Garçons: Art of the In-Between.” Pharrell’s look for the night sure was in between something.

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Perry’s attire was wearable art by Margiela.

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An iconic year for the gala with the theme “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” was co-chaired by Rihanna, Donatella Versace and Amal Clooney.

2018

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The 2019 host list was stacked: Serena Williams, Harry Styles, Lady Gaga and Gucci’s Alessandro Michele.

2019

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This year, the co-chairs are skewing younger: Amanda Gorman, Billie Eilish, Timothée Chalamet and Naomi Osaka will co-host “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion."

2021

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