NEW YORK — The Met Gala, one of the most exclusive social events in the United States and known as “the big night in fashion,” features several Hispanic stars this Monday, starting with Spanish actress Penélope Cruz, who is one of the hostesses.

The benefit evening of the Institute of Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum in New York (Met), which brings together dozens of celebrities each year, this year offers a dress code in tribute to the German designer Karl Lagerfeld, who is the subject of the ‘annual fashion exhibition of the institution.

In the guest list distributed to the press a few hours before the red carpet of the event was rolled out on the stairs of the museum, there were several singers who shine in Latin music, such as Jennifer López, Bad Bunny, Anitta and Maluma, as well as performers Pedro Pascal and Salma Hayek.

As expected, in the tribute to Lagerfeld there are personalities from the world of fashion, such as models Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and Giselle Bundchen, and designers such as Tom Ford, Diane Von Furstenberg, John Galliano or Tommy Hilfiger.

Also not missing are TV stars Kim Kardashian and her stepsisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner, according to the list.

According to trade media, the Met Gala has not been immune to inflation and this year the ticket cost around $50,000, almost double what it was five years ago, although t is common for fashion designers to bear the cost in exchange for dressing guests. .

Even so, the guest list must receive the approval of the influential head of Vogue in the United States, Anna Wintour, who also chooses a group of hosts or presidents of the event, and that this time it will be Cruz , tennis player Roger Federer, singer Dua Lipa and actress Michaela Coel.

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