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Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Mourning practices during the 19th century were more than a private grievance, they were a public ritual upholding status through fashionable style. 493 more words


Death Becomes You

Don’t have Halloween plans yet? Don’t fret; The Met has you covered. Celebrate this All Hallow’s Eve with a most somber festive crowd at the museum’s event… 173 more words

On View

Good Mourning

This morning Harper’s Bazaar reported that the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s newest Costume Institute exhibit will be Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire… 133 more words


Jennifer Lawrence is Chairing Next Year's Met Gala

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s famed Costume Institute has just announced its annual exhibition, which will be unveiled in May 2015, will focus on the intersection of China and fashion. 251 more words


Exhibition reminder: 'Death Becomes Her- A Century of Mourning Attire' at the Met NY.

Death Becomes Her

A Century of Mourning Attire

October 21, 2014–February 1, 2015

This Costume Institute exhibition will explore the aesthetic development and cultural implications of mourning fashions of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 220 more words

Fashion News

High school students meet Michelle Obama and Anna Wintour

On September 3rd, a photo popped up on my Facebook feed, “I shouted is that Michelle Obama with my high school teachers?” Fashion Design students from the High School of Fashion Industries (also my former high school) met with First Lady Michelle Obama and Vouge Editor in Chief Anna Wintour on May 5th at the MET Costume Institute for a ribbon cutting ceremony. 95 more words