The Met Gala, one of the most famous events in the world of fashion, has not been suspended for the moment despite the spread of the coronavirus, as confirmed by a representative of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of New York, which organizes the event.
“We are proceeding with the same plans and we are eagerly awaiting the unforgettable night,” the head of foreign affairs at the Costume Institute, Nancy Chilton, told the newspaper “The Cut,” however, she assured that they would “closely monitor the situation.”
Unlike the Met Gala, scheduled for May 4, other important social events have been canceled or postponed such as Coachella, E3, Stagecoach or SXSW.
The fashion world has also been affected with the cancellation of several fashion shows such as the one planned in New York for Ralph Lauren in April.
“In light of current coronavirus-related uncertainty around the world, we have decided to cancel our Fall 2020 show as a precaution and as a sign of respect to our team, partners and consumers,” said a representative from Ralph Lauren. , according to the specialized magazine WWD.
Gucci also canceled its next parade scheduled for May 18 in San Francisco, which WWD said will decide on the new date and location of the event “later, once the situation is clarified.”
Prada has come to the same conclusion, and he won’t be holding his May show in Japan, either, and neither will Chanel in Beijing.