We take a retrospective marvel at 22 past looks in light of the 2020 Met Gala being cancelled

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Zendaya attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2018. Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for New York Magazine
Zendaya attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2018. Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for New York Magazine

The void created by the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow bigger in the world of fashion, as fashion weeks have been rendered almost obsolete (perhaps just temporarily so). Fast fashion has had to reconsider its "fast" descriptor, high-end/luxury brands are facing closure, there is no single LVMH Prize winner, and the biggest event on the fashion calendar - the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute's Met Gala - was postponed indefinitely until the official announcement of its cancellation was made on Tuesday. 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has been closed since mid March, attributed the cancellation to the global health crisis. The museum will reopen for the About Time: Fashion and Duration exhibition in August. Vogue reports that "the museum updated its status on its planned reopening, saying it would now take place in mid August 'or perhaps a few weeks later'".

READ MORE: In light of the coronavirus pandemic, there'll be no 2020 LVMH Prize winner 

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