What is the theme of the 2019 Met Gala?

Met Gala Monday is almost here! 

This year's "Oscars of Fashion" will take place on May 6th and will be attended by Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra and Lupita Nyong'o, all of whom make up part of the extravaganza's host committee. Harry Styles, Lady Gaga and Serena Williams will round out the Hollywood-heavy event as the hosts, alongside Anna Wintour and Gucci's Alessandro Michele. 

And while the Gala may be known for its familiar faces, its theme is known to be a little more obscure. We've seen everything from "Dangerous Liaisons: Fashion and Furniture in the 18th Century" to "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between" in the past, leaving celebrities and their designer escorts to interpret Wintour's vision and take it to the red carpet.

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Met Gala 1999
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Met Gala 1999
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 06: Elizabeth Hurley steps out at the Costume Institute Gala "Rock Style," an exhibit of rock 'n' roll fashions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
371427 01: Liz Hurley at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. New York, NY. December 6, 1999. (Photo by: Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc./Liaison Agency)
Singer Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown attend The Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala Exhibiton of "Rock Style" on December 6, 1999 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown at the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute gala exhibition, New York, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
374393 01: 12/06/99 New York, NY. Liv Tyler and Stella McCartney at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
Actress Charlize Theron attends The Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala Exhibtion of "Rock Style" on December 6, 1999 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Charlize Theron at Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
12/06/99 New York, Ny. Minnie Driver And Gwyneth Paltrow At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art For The Costume Institute Gala. (Photo By Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Getty Images)
Journalist Tina Brown attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala Exhibiton "Rock Style" on December 6, 1999 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
12/06/99 New York, NY. Jerry Seinfeld with fiancee, Jessica Sklar at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
Actress Lynn Whitfield attends The Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala Exhibition 'Rock Style' on December 6, 1999 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Actor Desmond Harrington and Model Amber Valletta attend The Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala Exhibition of 'Rock Style' on December 6, 1999 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Liam Neeson and Natasha Richardson during The Costume Institute Gala Presents "Rock Style" at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
12/06/99 New York, NY. Christina Ricci ("Sleepy Hollow") at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
Jennifer Lopez and Puff Daddy (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
12/06/99 New York, NY. Joe Perry (l) and Steven Tyler (r) of Aerosmith at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
Kate Moss at Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
E361277-30:The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Costume Institute Gala Celebrating The Exhibition "Rock Style" Nyc 12/6/99 -Model Gisele Bundchen (Photo By Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
378344 03: 12/06/99 New York, NY. Minnie Driver at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
NEW YORK CITY - DECEMBER 6: Actress Minnie Driver attends the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala Exhibition of "Rock Style" on December 6, 1999 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
12/06/99 New York, NY. Actress Kim Cattrall ("Sex And The City") at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
374444 01: 12/06/99 New York, NY. Jennifer Love Hewitt at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala. Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.
Heather Graham and Ed Burns during The Costume Institute Gala Presents "Rock Style" at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
373689 01: Ed Burns and Heather Graham at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala in New York, NY, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images/Online USA, Inc.)
Model and actress, Milla Jovovich at the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. (Photo by mark peterson/Corbis via Getty Images)
Donatella Versace at Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
Iman at the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute gala exhibition, New York, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
Gabby Karan and Donna Karan at the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute gala exhibition, New York, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
Michael Bloomberg at the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute gala exhibition of 'Rock Style' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
Elle Macpherson at Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute Gala, New York, December 6, 1999. (Photo by Mari Sarai/Wireimage)
E361277-08:The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Costume Institute Gala Celebrating The Exhibition "Rock Style" Nyc 12/6/99 -Gwyneth Paltrow Arriving. (Photo By Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
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Next up for 2019? "Camp: Notes on Fashion," which was announced in mid-October. 

Apparently, the Met Gala planning committee does not mean a dress code of hiking boots and Color War T-shirts at an event where an invite costs as much as $30,000 and approval from Anna Wintour herself.

Instead, this year's theme stems from writer Susan Sontag's 1964 essay Notes on Camp.

"We are going through an extreme camp moment, and it felt very relevant to the cultural conversation to look at what is often dismissed as empty frivolity but can be actually a very sophisticated and powerful political tool, especially for marginalized cultures," explained Andrew Bolton, curator behind the Costume Institute, according to The New York Times

How will this be understood by Hollywood? We'll just have to wait a few more days to find out. 

For more on this year's Met Gala, watch the video above.

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The Trumps at the Met Gala through the years
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The Trumps at the Met Gala through the years

2016

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2015

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2014

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2013

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2009

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2008

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2006

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2003

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