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Met Gala red carpet faces challenge from influencers

Lady Gaga attends the 2019 Met Gala celebrating camp at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6 in New York City. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

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The Met Gala is possibly the biggest fashion event of the year. Designers create elaborate gowns in order to put the spotlight on their brands as millions watch the red carpet. But with the rise of influencers and fashion houses paying celebrities directly to model their designs, could the Met Gala be losing some of its cachet?

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