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Exhibition Review -- Charles James: Beyond Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

I have just returned from seeing Charles James: Beyond Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. This year’s installment of the Costume Institute’s annual blockbuster exhibition, the show presents the work of innovative and influential British-American fashion designer Charles James (1906-1978). 789 more words

Fashion History


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The New York City Metropolitan Museum of Art is known for grand, thematic fashion exhibitions at the Costume Institute. Well, as of this year, the Institute is now the… 169 more words


The Taxi Dress, Live from New York

Would you like to see  a wrap dress that debuted 42 years before Madame von Furstenberg’s? (The “Taxi Dress,” so called because it was very easy for a lady to remove or put on in the back of a taxi—never mind why she’d want to; that’s her business.) 533 more words

Been To A Museum Lately?

Charles James: Architect, Fashion Designer, Visionary

Every year, the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art creates a special exhibition that highlights a specific area of fashion history or a specific designer. 100 more words

Arts And Culture

Charles James: Beyond Fashion

In the afternoon, my mum and I decided to head to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to have a look at the new Costume Institute exhibition titled,  391 more words