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Museum at FIT Readies Daphne Guinness Exhibition

Daphne Guinness prepared for last month’s Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala by donning an Alexander McQueen gown of pale gray duck and ostrich feathers, striking a series of ethereal poses, and surveying her appearance at a Lucite vanity. All of this took place not in the comforts of Guinness’s apartment or hotel suite but in a window of Barneys New York on Madison Avenue, where a crowd of hundreds had gathered to watch (both in person and online, thanks to a livestream by Barneys).
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