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Where Art meets Fashion: "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" at the Met

Read this review online at Metro.us or in print in Metro New York

If you haven’t been to the Met to catch “Charles James: Beyond Fashion,” it’s time to go. 392 more words


Old School Inspiration: Charles James Exhibition at the MET

103 days until launch

Checked out the Charles James: Beyond Fashion exhibit at the MET last night with my dad – it always takes visitors from out-of-town to remind me to go see these cultural gems in NYC. 71 more words

Happy Birthday Charles James

Charles James (18 July 1906 in Sandhurst – September 23, 1978 in New York City) was a fashion designer known as America’s first couturier. He is considered a master of cutting and is known for his highly structured aesthetic. 333 more words

Charles James at The Met

Last week, I had the chance to oggle over legendary Charles James’ collection at The Met. It was a fashion lover’s dream. Robotic arms with video cameras swiveled around and under the dresses to capture every inch of each piece. 81 more words

Kabuki, and other excursions

Having had a different sort of weekend, I thought it was probably time for an update. Rather than our usual culture-fest we spent most of Saturday, and half of Sunday, trekking around parts of New Jersey and Queens. 449 more words


Harper's Bazaar Feb 2014

This spread from the February 2014 issue
Originally from Harper’s Bazaar, 1947
Charles James, couturier
photographer, Louise Dahl-Wolfe


So Wait--You Went All the Way to New York to Eat a Hot Dog?!?

Well, not exactly. There we were, The Style Sisters and I, at the Metropolitan Museum in New York, visiting the “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” exhibition, which we’d been making a great fuss about seeing since we’d first heard about it many months ago, and what do you think we did? 804 more words

Look What I Found At The Thrift Store!