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Must Read: Katy Perry Covers 'Vogue' in Comme des Garçons, Harry Styles's Album Art Is Chic as Hell

Katy Perry is Vogue's May cover starJust in time for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's upcoming exhibition "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between," Vogue tapped Katy Perry to model the visionary designer's avant-garde wares for the May issue. Shot... Continue reading

Watch Rivers Cuomo Don A Ridiculous Sun Costume For Weezer’s Kimmel Performance

Last week, deathless guitar-pop institution Weezer shared the gloopy, synthy new single "Feels Like Summer" and, at SXSW, performed it live for the first time. And as of last night, they've reentered the late-night TV circuit. On Jimmy Kimmel Live, frontman Rivers Cuomo put on a deeply goofy sun costume, and the band played the…

Preview the Met’s Upcoming Exhibit Dedicated to Comme des Garçons

Preview the Met’s Upcoming Exhibit Dedicated to Comme des Garçons The Met Costume Institute in New York will showcase Comme des Garçons' extensive work since the '70s in a brand-new exhibit Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!

Ahead of Her Costume Institute Exhibit, Comme des Garçons' Rei Kawakubo Challenges Our Idea of Fashion

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : Fashionista

At every Comme des Garçons show — especially in the past five years — the point has never been the clothes themselves or about trends, but rather, each show posed a question about what fashion is, or what, exactly, clothes can be.Without a doubt, one can call multiple giant bubble... Continue reading

Last Week To See The Costume Institute's 'Unpacking Fashion' Show

If you've ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute, head there to enjoy Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion before it closes next weekend. The show offers both a look at some recent acquisitions as well as why they were chosen to be part of the museum's collection. [ more › ]

'Ocean's Eight' Will Recreate the Met Gala with an Anna Wintour Cameo!

Anna Wintour is set to make a cameo appearance in the star-studded movie Ocean’s Eight! The annual Met Gala is going to be recreated and Anna, who organizes the Costume Institute gala ever year, will be making a special appearance in the scene. Page Six reports that extras will be wearing couture gowns and designers [...]

(21) Reid & Harriet, Costume Designers

Today we are joined by Reid Bartleme and Harriet Jung, prolific costume designers working in New York City.  The pair met in classes at The Fashion Institute of Technology and founded Reid & Harriet designs in 2011.  Since then, they...Show More Summary

The Costume Institute's 'Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion' Showcases Its Best Pieces From the Past 10 Years

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : Fashionista

It's been 10 years since the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute dedicated an exhibition exclusively to new acquisitions, so the fall 2016 exhibit "Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion," open to the public on Friday in the Anna Wintour Costume Center, showcases the... Continue reading

Prada Debuts Its Spring Short Film 'Past Forward,' Directed by David O. Russell

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : Fashionista

Art has always played a major role in Miuccia Prada's work, whether it's through Baroque-inspired sunglasses, collage-style ad campaigns (sometimes featuring up to 27 models) or being the subject of a Costume Institute exhibit. Her latest endeavor, which debuts worldwide on Thursday, takes on the... Continue reading

The Smithsonian Saved the Ruby Slippers—and the Scarecrow's Costume Is Next

6 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

After securing funds to restore Dorothy's iconic red shoes, the institution is looking to raise an additional $85,000 to conserve the Scarecrow’s costume.

Apple continues its focus on fashion, will again sponsor the annual Met Gala

6 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced its annual Costume Institute exhibition and gala and Apple again will be one of the sponsors for the event, according to Vogue. The 2017 Met Gala theme will be “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons.” For those unfamiliar, Res Kawakubo is a prominent fashion design, while Comme des Garçons is her label. more… Filed under: Apple

Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons Will Be Costume Institute's Big Spring 2017 Show

After months of speculation, the big spring exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute will center on the influential designer Rei Kawakubo and her line, Comme de Garçons. The museum said the show will look at herShow More Summary

Rei Kawakubo Will Be 2nd Living Designer Ever to Get a Costume Institute Exhibition

6 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : Fashionista

After months of speculation, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced on Friday morning that its 2017 spring Costume Institute exhibit and gala will honor legendary Comme des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo. This will be just the second spring exhibit in the museum's history to spotlight a... Continue reading

Met Gala 2017 Theme Revealed

6 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Luxuo

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that the theme for its 2017 Costume Institute exhibition and gala will be Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons.

FIDM continues to celebrate costume design fit for the small screen

Ten years ago, the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Museum & Galleries in downtown Los Angeles helped change the perception of television costume design by devoting what’s considered to be the world's first museum exhibition to the clothes worn on the small screen. Costumes and their...

Jewish paper asks: Why do Trump’s worst tweets happen on Jewish holidays?

Donald Trump delivering a speech in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sept. 7, 2016. (Mark Makela/Getty Images) Jared Kushner and wife Ivanka Trump attending the “Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, May 2, 2016. (Mike Coppola/Getty Images for After the shooting death [...]

It's Your Last Chance To See Manus X Machina At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

For all you procrastinators out there, this is your final chance to see the Metropolitan Museum of Art's blockbuster Costume Institute show, Manus x Machina. The show, which was extended a few extra weeks, is closing after Labor Day. [ more › ]

Report: The Costume Institute Is Planning a Rei Kawakubo–Themed Exhibit

8 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

The reclusive Rei Kawakubo may become a household name if Women’s Wear Daily’s report today is confirmed. According to the paper, the bigwigs at the Met Costume Institute are mulling a show devoted to the perpetually avant-garde Comme des Garçons designer, a move that would mark its second exhibit devoted ... More »

Must Read: Rumors of a Rei Kawakubo Costume Institute Exhibition, Alexander McQueen & Isabella Blow Movie in Development

8 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : Fashionista

These are the stories making headlines on Wednesday.Sources say Rei Kawakubo will be the focus of the Costume Institute's spring exhibitionThe enigmatic designer and woman behind Comme des Garçons and Dover Street Market will reportedly be the Costume Institute's sole... Continue reading

Here are the Weirdest Scenes from the VMA Pre-Show Strobe Light Photobooth

This year at the Costume Institute's annual Met Gala, Vogue set up a "Manus x Machina" photo booth for elite attendees that was decked out with mirrors and strobe lights. It produced vignettes that were as glamorous as they were awkward, and fortunately, MTV decided to set up a video portrait ... More »

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