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Everything to Know About the Met Gala 2017

Katy Perry at the Met Gala. Photo: John Shearer/Getty Images

On May 1, the Met Gala honored Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo, whose Comme des Garçons label has defined the avant-garde in fashion for decades. We’ve compiled everything you need to know here, from all the red-carpet looks to a primer on Kawakubo herself and an exhibition guide you’ll want to read before viewing the Met’s Costume Institute retrospective.

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The Best, Worst, and Most Comme des Garçons Looks at the 2017 Met Gala

The 19 Best, Craziest, and Snooziest Met Gala Beauty Looks

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The Fictional Characters Who Inspired This Year’s Met Gala Memes

Everyone Who Had Identical Hair at the Met Gala

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Jaden Smith Accessorized With a Handbag Made From His Hair

Seven Things Pharrell’s Wife Looked Like At The Met Gala

Diddy Lying Down at the Met, From Every Angle

Go Inside 3 Amazing Comme des Garçons Collections

What to Look for at the Costume Institute’s Comme des Garçons Exhibit

How Rei Kawakubo Spent Decades Defining the Avant-Garde

The Biggest Fashion Misses of the Met Gala Over the Years

Katy Perry Is ‘Androgynous, Architectural, and Political’ Now

Kanye West Will Not Attend the Met Gala

Everything to Know About the Met Gala 2017