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9 mysteries from the Met Gala we’re still not done

How close did the “Met Gala” setting of the 2018 film’s central heist come to a true Met Gala? Apart from the fact that Rihanna was here?

Well, you might have guessed that Wintour wouldn’t have made an appearance in a movie that was doing it all wrong. A team of Vogueincluding director of special events Edie Kierna (also in the movie), viewed on details and the climactic footage was shot in the museum itself, where they effectively recreated what a real Met Gala red carpet looks like and packed the fake event with Vogue-approved celebrities including Kim kardashian, Gigi hadid and Serena williams.

“The ball is the creation of Anna Wintour. And that was done from the beginning with the collaboration, the advice and the help of Vogue”, 8 from the ocean director Gary Ross Recount Vulture. “Anna wanted to make sure the aesthetic was up to her standards. I presented the design to her. She was impressed and moved by that. And she said, ‘OK, it lives up to this. that we do.'”

It took 10 days to shoot the scenes at the Met, which the Metropolitan Museum of Art allowed between 4 p.m. and 3 a.m.

“We took the executive dining room and turned it into some kind of club where people could hang out. A bunch of interesting people up there,” Ross revealed of how they handled everything. celebrities idling on set between takes. “When they weren’t in front of the camera they were at a fun party to meet people. And we had a bunch of Cartier jewelry that they could wear if they wanted and accessorize with, like, millions of dollars. jewelry.”

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