Costume Institute Gala Raised $9 Million

art Costume Institute Gala Raised $9 Million This year’s Costume Institute gala, which took place on Monday evening, was attended by 725 guests and raised a reported $9 million. It is the most that the benefit has ever brought in, according to Women’s Wear Daily. Last year’s gala brought in $5.4 million by comparison.

For more on the attendance of the opening of “American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity” spring exhibit, read Chloe Malle’s red carpet report and click through the Daily Transom’s slideshow.