China: Through the Looking Glass at The Metropolitan Museum of Art has been extended by three weeks through Labor Day, September 7. The exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute in collaboration with the Department of Asian Art, opened to the public on May 7, and has drawn more than 350,000 visitors in its first eight weeks. Show More Summary
Attendance is "pacing close" to the Costume Institute's most popular exhibit of all time, 2011's "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty," the museum said. Continue reading
Julie Harris, an Academy Award-winning costume designer who outfitted The Beatles as well as Roger Moore as James Bond, died May 30 in London. She was 94.The cause was a chest infection, said Jo Botting, a British Film Institute curator.Read full article >>
Oddly enough, for an institution that operates amid red velvet curtains, austere costumes, and dark lighting, the U.S. Supreme Court is rarely the subject of films, television shows, or plays. This Wikipedia listing of movies about the...Show More Summary
Every time we glimpse her, Amal Alamuddin Clooney is bored. Flanked by tittering, self-congratulatory figures at the Met’s Costume Institute Gala, Amal alone is not impressed. She’s at the hottest event in town, standing next to the Sexiest Man Alive, but wears the pained grimace of a city councilwoman enduring... More »
Today, the Metropolitan Museum of Art opens its largest fashion exhibition ever. "China: Through the Looking Glass," a collaboration between the museum's Costume Institute and Department of Asian Art, which celebrates its centennialShow More Summary
The Met Costume Institute's latest show merits a much more thoughtful wander than the crowds will allow. But do not feel that you've missed a learning opportunity. The day after this year's Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute...Show More Summary
Nuit de Chine has made a long journey, from a Paris fashion house in 1913 to an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art today.
Designed to illustrate the influence of Chinese culture on Western fashion, this Metropolitan Museum of Art show, organized by a Costume Institute curator, is one of the museum’s largest ever.
Sometimes it can be very hard figuring out who to follow (even harder trying to sift through hundreds of accounts to find one that might actually inspire you). The Costume Institute Library (@costumeinstitutelibrary) is a great surprise because a library within a museum would typically be the last type of institution you’d expect [...]
As you've probably heard, the 2015 MET Gala was held Monday night, and as usual, the Hollywood glitteratti showed up and rocked ridiculous outfits while pretending to care about raising money for Anna Wintour Costume Institute. Rihanna...Show More Summary
It's a step and repeat of sorts for The Mark Hotel. Once again, the luxury Upper East Side hotel served as the departure point for several glamorous celebrities heading out to the annual Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday night. Show More Summary
The exhibit that all the stars were ostensibly dressing up for at last night's Met Gala is the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute show, China: Through the Looking Glass. It opens on Thursday (there are member previews today...Show More Summary
When the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute announced the subject of its spring 2015 exhibit, the media collectively cringed. China: Through the Looking Glass — which, according to the Met, “will explore the impact of Chinese...Show More Summary
Kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk carai #MetGala#rihannapic.twitter.com/v202RYZB6O — Gustavo (@tesaodevaca) May 5, 2015 Manhattan's Met Gala is an annual, star-studded fundraiser to benefit the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. EachShow More Summary
The new Costume Institute exhibition is a missed opportunity to highlight some of China's contemporary fashion stars. Read more...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art held its annual gala to benefit its Costume Institute Monday night. Here are the highlights you missed. Some were really mad about the theme Originally, this year’s theme was “Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film and Fashion.” That eventually changed to “China: Through the Looking Glass.” Jezebel predicted a host […]
Anna Wintour banned selfies from her fancy Costume Institute Gala, but all these celebrities took them anyway. More » Anna Wintour Banned Selfies From The Met Gala, But These Brave Heroes Disobeyed is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..
Take a bow Justin Bieber. Talk about a fashion moment. The superstar ramped up his big comeback by killing it on the red carpet at 2015 Met Gala, held at New York’s Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute on Monday night. As one of the...Show More Summary
Jennifer Lawrence looked gorgeous at the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC on Monday night, but the afterparty is where she really shined. Jennifer rocked a silky silver dress while heading to Rihanna's bash with Lorde at the Diamond Horseshoe in the Paramount Hotel. Show More Summary