Here are some of the biggest international fashion events coming up over the next month.

Lady Gaga for Gilt
May 20-21

To celebrate the launch of Lady Gaga's new album, Born This Way, flash sale site Gilt has created a two-day boutique curated by the star's stylist Nicola Formichetti. Sales include a one-of-a-kind Mugler dress worn by Gaga and a ticket to the Mugler fashion show in Paris, as well as the experience of seeing the Mother Monster perform, complete with VIP access.

19th Life Ball

May 21
Vienna, Austria

The annual AIDS charity event will feature an impressive guest list with, for instance, singer Janet Jackson representing the Foundation for AIDS Research. The opening ceremony and the fashion show on the Vienna City Hall Square are free and accessible to all with no charge, however the Ball itself is reserved to 3,780 guests.
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CFDA Awards
June 6
New York, USA

US designer Alexander Wang is nominated in three different categories at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards, while Marc Jacobs and Lady Gaga are to be bestowed the lifetime achievement and fashion icon awards respectively.
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The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier
June 17 - October 2
Montreal, Canada

The first ever retrospective dedicated to the designs of world-renowned French couturier Jean Paul Gaultier will be unveiled at The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, after which the exhibit will travel to the US. The Fashion World of Jean-Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk will display more than one hundred ensembles, including couture creations, as well as original sketches and photographs by the designer, spanning his 35 years in the fashion industry.