The Costume Institute?s new Anna Wintour Costume Center will open on May 8 with the inaugural exhibition Charles James: Beyond Fashion, on view from May 8 through August 10, 2014, which will examine the career of legendary 20th-century Anglo-American couturier Charles James (1906?1978). Show More Summary
Zac Posen's Fall 2014 collection was inspired by Charles James, America's first couturier and the subject of the forthcoming exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. Based on Posen's more sophisticated eveningwear...Show More Summary
Construction is underway at the Anna Wintour Center for Kids Who Can’t Read Good and Who Want to Learn to Do Other Stuff Good Too Costume Center — which meant that this morning’s press breakfast in honor of its big spring show, Charles James: Beyond Fashion, took place in a hall below the Egyptian... More »
PARIS — Unlike the widely ridiculed Costume Institute show PUNK: Chaos to Couture, a show that examined punk’s impact on high fashion from the movement’s birth in the 1970s through its enduring influence today, Europunk: An artistic revolution, recently closed at Cité de la Musique, was rigorously periodic (ending in 1980) and broader in range.
It all began in 1937 with the Museum of Costume Art, a wee institution that, within less than a decade, would be incorporated and renamed as the Costume Institute and become part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Between then and now,...Show More Summary
The exhibit space at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute is being renamed the Anna Wintour Costume Center. The Met announced the change in part because Wintour brings in the dough. Since being named a Met trustee, Wintour has helped raise about $125 million for the Costume Institute. The Met is currently renovating the Costume Center. Show More Summary
The Metropolitan Museum renames its Costume Institute for Vogue's editor-in-chief read more
Her name is at the top of the masthead of Vogue magazine. This spring, it will also grace the newly renovated costume institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that the Museum will designate the space occupied by The Costume Institute as the Anna Wintour Costume Center. The complex has been completely redesigned and renovated and will reopen on May 8 with the inaugural exhibition Charles James: Beyond Fashion. Show More Summary
The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Tuesday that they're renaming the space its exhibits live in the Anna Wintour Costume Center. A few other important fashion people will be housed inside Anna, including the Carl and Iris Barrel Apfel Gallery. Show More Summary
Everyone knows that Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour rules the fashion industry, but now her legacy is cemented at one of NYC's foremost cultural institutions: The Metropolitan Museum of Art's director Thomas Campbell announced that The Costume Institute will now be called the Anna Wintour Costume Center. [ more › ]
Anna Wintour's name was already going to go down in history, but The Metropolitan Museum of Art just announced that it's essentially going to be carved in stone, too. When the Met's Costume Institute reopens in May with an exhibit on designer Charles James, it will be renamed The Anna Wintour Costume Center. Show More Summary
The Met has decided to rechristen its Costume Institute after the most important fashion person of our time, Anna Wintour. The Vogue editor-in-chief has been a trustee for fifteen years and is, of course, partially responsible for one of the biggest fashion spectacles of the year, the Costume Institute Gala.... More »
Bad lip-syncing, cheesy poses and costumes, clumsily choreographed dancing and a silly jingle: this 1976 video for the Detroit Institute of Arts has all the makings of a terrible commercial. But the video, shared on YouTube by user Keith...Show More Summary
At this point, the Naked Cowboy and Naked Cowgirl have become such regular institutions of Times Square, they seem as wholly unremarkable as the costumed anti-Semites and those people who try to convince you to go to terrible comedy shows. Show More Summary
Preview the Costume Institute's upcoming exhibit on designer Charles James!
Richard Schaefer is student studying costume design at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. He is also an attractive guy that pulls of drag pretty darn well. That's precisely why his Prince to Princess Transformation series, showing him in the costumes of both classic Disney princes and princesses, is so delightful. Link Via Incredible Things
From the graffiti-encrusted bathrooms stalls of CBGB to…the gleaming mid-century showroom of French & Company, as captured by Cecil Beaton (pictured). Prepare to part ways with the punk paraphernalia, because the Met is going glam. As...Show More Summary
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that the inaugural exhibition of the newly renovated Costume Institute in spring 2014 will examine the career of legendary 20th-century Anglo-American couturier Charles James (1906?1978). Show More Summary
Couturier Charles James will be the focus of the Costume Institute's 2014 exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.