New York is done with dressing down: the splashy black-tie Met Gala returned Monday, with a cohort of Gen-Z's glitterati -- and, despite the pandemic, this year the fashion was so fierce one guest wielded a sword.
New York's star-studded Met Gala will focus on youth and diversity this year, with four co-chairs under the age of 30 -- actor Timothee Chalamet, poet Amanda Gorman, singer Billie Eilish and tennis player Naomi Osaka.
Thom Browne will stage his next fashion show in New York this September, in a show of support for the city and for his partner Andrew Bolton. But the designer plans to return to the Paris catwalks next year.
New York's Fashion Week is anticipating a return to in-person runway shows in September, after two previous editions that were largely virtual because of the coronavirus pandemic, the CFDA announced Monday.