And a behind-the-scenes documentary on the MET's Costume Institute Gala is in the works.
There's a new theme every day on It's Vintage. Read more articles on today's topic: The Fashion Editor. Harold Koda, the Met Costume Institute's curator-in-charge and the man behind exhibits like "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" and "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations" was once a humble junior assistant working on a... More »
Today, WWD previewed the new catalogue for the Costume Institute’s upcoming show “China: Through the Looking Glass,” which opens May 7. In it, we found a few gems from China-file John Galliano, who is undoubtedly one of the country's biggest designer admirers. Of his first, three-week trip to China in 2002, which heavily influenced... More »
Jaime King has some things to say about body shaming, and it more or less started with Kim Kardashian and her memorable gown at the 2013 Met Costume Institute Gala, designed by Riccardo Tisci when she was pregnant with North West.
On May 7, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will present this year's big Costume Institute exhibit—China: Through the Looking Glass, an examination of how China has, as the museum states, "fueled the fashionable imagination for centuries, resulting in highly creative distortions of cultural realities and mythologies. Show More Summary
The Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted a press presentation on Monday, February 16, 2015, in the Museum?s Chinese Galleries to reveal early details about The Costume Institute?s upcoming exhibition China: Through the Looking Glass, opening on May 7. Show More Summary
A blue-and-white porcelain vase, a stunning silk court robe, a snippet of celluloid— all of them have their place in the Costume Institute's upcoming exhibit, "China: Through the Looking Glass." The show, which opens May 7, purports to explore how China has inspired both natives and outsiders through the years.... More »
You have to see these gorgeous preview photos of the big 2015 Costume Institute exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. More » Whet Your Appetite For The 2015 Met Gala With This Sneak Preview Of The ‘China: Through The Looking Glass’ Exhibit is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Show More Summary
by Vanessa Willoughby Superheros should never remove their costumes. Without the mask, they lose the magic. Years of dealing with racism, no matter the season’s favored model—systematic, institutional, post-racial—have drained my father. Show More Summary
Later this month, the Smithsonian Institution's new exhibition “Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars and the Power of Costume" will open at Seattle’s EMP Museum. A collaboration with the Lucas Museum and Lucasfilm, the exhibit includes Jedi robes, Princess Leia’s slave bikini, Chewbacca's pelt, and many other costumes and related art and ephemera. Read the rest
US Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour dropped by China's capital this week to promote the opening of the Costume Institute's upcoming Sino-inspired exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. [ more › ]
Today, The Metropolitan Museum of Art held a press briefing at the Palace Museum in Beijing, China, about its spring 2015 Costume Institute exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass. The exhibition, on view at the Met from May 7 to August 16, will explore how Chinese art and film have influenced Western fashion design for centuries. Show More Summary
Comtesse Jacqueline de Ribes — perpetual figure on the International Best Dressed List and owner of one of the most enviable wardrobes ever — is getting her own Costume Institute tribute. A WWD item today says that the muse to Valentino and YSL (the latter once called her an "ivory unicorn")... More »
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
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
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
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 »
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.
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 [...]
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...