While it may seem like a tough time to stage a major trade show in Manhattan — with the economy in a slump and the threat of war and terrorism weighing on the consumer psyche — the timing could also prove advantageous.
Sarah Jessica Parker and Alexander McQueen at the 2006 Met Gala. With the big day just around the corner, we're taking a look back at the most memorable designer and celebs #MetGala moments. See more on WWD.com. (📷: @jimiceleste)