Sumary of Lewis Hamilton Used His Table at the Met Gala to Support Emerging Black Fashion Designers:
- After being canceled due to coronavirus last year, the Met Gala, fashion’s biggest event of the year, was back with a bang last night in New York City.
- Cohosted by singer Billie Eilish, poet Amanda Gorman, actor Timothée Chalamet, and tennis player Naomi Osaka, the event undoubtedly makes top billing in the celebrity calendar, drawing the hottest names in the business to showcase their ensembles for the evening and fundraise for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
- For the 2021 event, the selected theme was “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion”, and Vogue reported that Met Gala regular and fashion icon Lewis Hamilton chose to use his influence at the event to showcase Black designers.
- Historically, tables are often bought up by the biggest creatives in the industry who use the seats for celebrities they have dressed for the evening, which hasn’t been great for making the Met Gala an inclusive and diverse event in the past.