The Met Gala doesn’t start until the stars depart from The Mark Hotel
Here is the FIRST LOOK of the most talked about night in fashion at The Mark Hotel where celebrities, designers, and tastemakers departed for the 2019 Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The theme for 2019 is “Camp”: the attraction to artifice and exaggeration. This year’s event is hosted by Anna Wintour, Alessandro Michele, Harry Styles, Serena Williams, and Lady Gaga.
Guests that departed from The Mark included: Anna Wintour & Grace Coddington, Salma Hayek & Henri Pinault, Kim Kardashian & Kanye West, Bee Shaffer & Francesco Carrozzini, Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner, Maria Sharapova & Alexander Gilkes, as well as Sean Parker & Alexandra Lenas.
Musicians included: Gwen Stefani, Janelle Monae, Travis Scott, Kacey Musgraves, Frank Ocean, Florence Welch, Maluma, French Montana, Dev Hynes, 21 Savage, Kelela, Anderson Paak, and Chris Lee.
As well as designers: Nicolas Ghesquiere, Jeremy Scott, Julien Dossena, Natacha Ramsay-Levi, & Dapper Dan.
The fashion world was represented by models: Karlie Kloss, Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Cara Delevingne, Irina Shayk, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Mariacarla Boscono, Lily Rose Depp, Doutzen Kroes, Edie Campbell, Hari Nef, Karen Elson, Violet Chachki, Camila Morrone, Lily Aldridge, & Petra Collins.
Actors, included: Lily Collins, Lana Condor, Jennifer Connelly, Nia DaCosta, Ava DuVernay, Jordan Eli Roth, Tracee Ellis Ross, Elle Fanning, Regina Hall, Lucy Boynton, Omari Hardwick, Dakota Johnson, Riley Keough, Regina King, Kiki Layne, Jared Leto, Chloe Grace Moretz, Indya Moore, Carey Mulligan, Ruth Negga, Jeremy O’Harris, Gwyneth Paltrow, Naoki Kobayashi, Sarah Paulson, Saoirse Ronan, Naomi Scott, Yara Shahidi, Sadie Sink, Emma Stone, Justin Theroux, Tessa Thompson, & Alicia Vikander, and many more left the hotel at sundown to attend the annual Gala a block away on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.