The imperial yellow, fur-lined cape Rihanna wore to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala in 2015 was an instant icon that turned heads, cemented the singer’s status as a sartorial risk-taker and established Guo Pei’s genius for over-the-top red carpet design. The dress also launched a thousand memes on social media — with...
So you know how the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute has a big themed fashion exhibit every year, which they launch with a huge gala organized by the iron fist of Anna Wintour and populated by celebrities and their...
The Met Gala has had many thought-provoking themes over the years, but 2018's may just be its most controversial topic yet. Even though the first Monday in May is still months away, the Costume Institute has reportedly already begunShow More Summary
A survey of the designer's creations for Comme des Garçons is possibly the punkest show ever put on by the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute. The post Rei Kawakubo’s Funny, Topsy-Turvy Fashion appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute dedicates its second solo show of a living designer to Rei Kawakubo, who started her daring clothing label Comme des Garçons in 1973. The post The Outlandish and Beautiful Juxtapositions of Rei Kawakubo appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art?s Costume Institute spring 2017 exhibition, Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between, on view from May 4 through September 4, examines Kawakubo?s fascination with interstitiality, or the space between boundaries. Show More Summary
"This year’s Met Ball—held Monday night and inspired by a Costume Institute exhibition, Art of the In-Between, showcasing the career of avant-garde Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons—was something remarkable in the Annals of the Absurd, an explosion of frippery and shamelessness that recalled late-Weimar or mid-career Mad Hatter in its slavish devotion […]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute is celebrating Rei Kawakubo this year, with an exhibit that kicked off earlier this week at the Met Gala. Starting Thursday May 4th, the designer's works of fashion art will be on display for public viewing through September 4th. [ more › ]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art was closed on Monday so that it could dress itself up for the Costume Institute Gala later that evening. Disappointed tourists milled around outside like spurned lovers. But members of the press were allowed...Show More Summary
Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Costume Institute’s black-tie benefit dinner brings together some of the most spectacular designs under one roof
The 2017 Met Gala did not disappoint. Every year, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Costume Institute becomes home to fashion's biggest party, with this year's theme being Rei...
Serena Williams made her red carpet debut at the 2017 Met Gala. The tennis champ graced the annual event thrown by the Costume Institute at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in a green, draped Versace dress accented with an Audemars Piguet watch, and XIV Karats earrings. This was also the first time that Williams appeared... Read More »
Th dress code for this year’s Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute benefit gala was “Avant-Garde,” which was appropriate given that the it was celebrating the opening of "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between," an exhibition honoring the Japanese designer whose boundary-pushing...
Last night a few reality stars managed to snag an invite to the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art2017 MET gala, aka the MET Ball. Among those in attendance: Yolanda Hadid and her three kids, Gigi, Anwar and Bella. Show More Summary
The Met Gala is intended to be a fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute, but who are we kidding—it's also one of the best nights for scrolling through Twitter. Meme connoisseurs and 140-character comedians were out in full force last night as they watched celebrities strut the red carpet. Show More Summary
Just when you thought you were starting to understand fashion... in cometh the 2017 Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art. But just because you have no idea what's going on in the fashion world doesn't mean you can't gawk and, way…
Now that The Metropolitan Museum of Art has kicked off its spring Costume Institute exhibition, "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between," with the Met Gala on Monday night, The Met Store has announced a new retail concept called The Met x CDG Pocket Shop to... Continue reading
Rei Kawakubo is the first living designer given a solo show at The Met's Costume Institute since 1983. See her work up close in this 360 video.
The most fashion-forward night in Hollywood took place on Monday night in New York City. Stars from every industry and walk of famous life touched down in The Big Apple to walk the red carpet of the Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan...Show More Summary
Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis, Jordan Barrett, and Presley Gerber give the camera their best smoldering stares at the 2017 Met Gala. The Hollywood hunks suited up for the Costume Institute benefit held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 1) in New York City. They posed on the red carpet with their Topshop-clad famous friends [...]