The annual Metropolitan Musem of Art Costume Institute Gala is one of the most anticipated fashion-watching events of the year.
It should be, with its mix of film stars, society mavens, pop singers, fashion's elite creative directors, powerful editors and more. And this year's event, scheduled May 6, is shaping up to be especially notable.
Moda Operandi worked with designers whose creations will be worn at the Gala -- including
In addition, in connection with the exhibition and starting Wednesday, Moda Operandi is offering a punk collection of more than 100 new and vintage designer items.
Note that Beyonce's look in the photo here, taken during her Mrs. Carter tour, shows a smidge of latter-day punk influence in the tight jacket and tall boots combo by Pucci, but we're betting she'll be drop-dead glamorous at the gala.