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UChicago students speak out against institutional failures with trending #LiabilityoftheMind hashtag

University of Chicago students took to Twitter last night, calling out widespread misogyny, Title IX violations, queerphobia, transphobia, racism (including these Halloween costumes), ableism, lack of mental health services, lack of support for low-income students — and institutional tolerance of it all. Show More Summary

Chic Mourning Attire, The Original LBD

A new show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute examines the fashion etiquette of Victorian- and Edwardian-era grief After Oscar de la Renta's death last week, his legion fans among New York society paid tribute to the designer by donning his brightly-hued gowns for parties and charity galas. Show More Summary

Death Becomes Her: The Dark Arts of Crepe and Mourning

Before I left the house to go to the new Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire, which explores The Costume Institute's extensive collection of grieving garments from the 19th and early 20th Centuries, I thought about asking my father what I should wear. Show More Summary

Alexander McQueen’s Kate Moss Hologram Is Being Revived

last monthLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

This spring, London's Victoria & Albert museum will be the site of a new version of "Savage Beauty," the 2011 blockbuster Alexander McQueen exhibit that remains the Met Costume Institute's most attended show. Today, British Vogue has some details on what we can expect. This incarnation will include a room... More »

Costume Institute to Work With Wong Kar-wai in a Show Focused on China

2 months agoArts : ArtsBeat

Mr. Wong, the film director, will serve as artistic director for “Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film and Fashion,” opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in May.

Jennifer Lawrence Made the Co-Chair of the 2015 Met Gala!

So exciting! Jennifer Lawrence has been named the co-chair of the 2015 Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit. The theme for this coming year’s Met Gala will be “Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film and Fashion.” PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jennifer Lawrence According to Vogue: “Chinese Whispers” will [...]

24 Times You Wanted Whatever Jennifer Lawrence Was Having

Jennifer Lawrence isn't just attending the 2015 Met Gala - she's also the event's co-chair, the Costume Institute and Vogue announced on Friday. The big news shouldn't come as a surprise. In the four years since her breakout role inShow More Summary

Dance & Fashion at FIT Museum

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

An exhibit of dance costumes and fashion opens tomorrow at the Fashion Institute of Technology's museum at 7th Avenue and 27th Street in Manhattan and runs through January 3, 2015. Costumes from Balanchine's Jewels in 1967, Tharp's In the Upper...

2015 Met Gala Will Probably Be an Asian-Themed Shitshow

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Details about the 2015 Costume Institute Gala have been released and boy will this be a precarious one. Jennifer Lawrence will co-chair the event, which is fun—keeping things young! Lawrence is joined by Anna Wintour, obviously, Gong Li, Marissa Mayer and Wendi Murdoch. Show More Summary

The Costume Institute's Next Exhibit Is All About a Game of Telephone

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : FabSugar

Aptly following the end of NYFW, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has just announced that the Costume Institute's May exhibition will be "Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film, and Fashion," on view from May 7 through Aug. 16. Show More Summary

The Costume Institute’s Upcoming Exhibit Has a Somber Theme

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

While the Charles James exhibit, with its sweeping gowns and colorful palette, is still on display at the Anna Wintour Costume Center, a much more, well, subdued show is set to take its place soon. On October 21, "Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire" will open in the... More »

Good Mourning: Metropolitan Museum Announces Fall Funerary Costume Show

5 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute is hosting a fall exhibition for the first time in seven years, and it will be a decidedly somber affair. Announced today, the show focuses on Victorian and Edwardian mourning fashi...

Anna Wintour's Next Project Will Freak. You. Out

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : FabSugar

Let it never be said that Anna Wintour is one to rest on her laurels. Hot on the heels of reopening The Costume Institute in May as the Anna Wintour Costume Center and christening the space with one of the prettiest exhibitions to date,...Show More Summary

David Cronenberg exhibition in Amsterdam

5 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

This weekend, David Cronenberg: The Exhibition lands at Amsterdam's EYE Film Institute. Celebrating one of my favorite contemporary directors, the show features props from the movies, original costumes, set photos, and screenings of all his films, from Shivers and Videodrome to Scanners and Dead Ringers.

New Mexico flamenco festival rises from the ashes of fire

Last December, a blaze destroyed the world-renowned National Institute of Flamenco, taking with it the Albuquerque group’s studios, irreplaceable costumes, archives and business files.

The Next Costume Institute Show Will Be About Chinese Design

6 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

With three brands (Balenciaga, Burberry, and Michael Kors) having mounted fashion events there in the past month, the design world's eye is definitely on China. And, while it feels like the Met's Charles James exhibit opened only yesterday, a WWD report claims that a China-themed show is already being planned... More »

Patrick Stewart Questions Smithsonian’s ‘Star Trek’ Collection, Donates ‘X-Men’ Costumes

Patrick Stewart, who plays Professor X in the X-Men movies, and Jean-Luc Picard on the Star Trek television series, was in Washington on Saturday afternoon to donate costumes to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History. WJLA reports that the 73-year-old actor donated four costumes to the museum – his Professor X costume, Ian

Video Shows Solange Attacking Jay Z In An Elevator

6 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Last week, Jay Z, Beyoncé, and Beyoncé’s sister Solange Knowles attended the “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art. And today, TMZ released some video of the three artists getting into an ugly scrap at the Standard Hotel in NYC after the gala. The footage comes from the Standard’s [...]

Rihanna, Lupita, and Shailene's Best Looks Were Not at the Met Gala

6 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : FabSugar

When Rihanna, Lupita Nyong'o, Shailene Woodley, Naomi Watts, and Zoe Saldana all RSVP for the same event, you know the dresses are going to be good. Well, not to go against Anna Wintour, but the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan...Show More Summary

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