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Charles James Beyond Fashion!

I went to see the Charles James, “Beyond Fashion” exhibit at the MET in the Anna Wintour Costume Center. This was the theme of the MET Gala, which marks the opening of the years exhibit. 18 more words

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Jewel of the day: Miriam Haskell Fringe Necklace

This fringe necklace by Miriam Haskell is noted as being part of an eight-piece Charles James Capsule Collection. There was an exhibit of fashion designer James’s work at NY’s Metropolitan Museum of Art last year and he was the subject of the Museum’s famed Costume Institute Gala as well, leading to increased interest in his work. 46 more words


Museum Visit — High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection

Another wonderful costume exhibit has arrived in San Francisco, so my Museum Girlfriends and I headed out to The City on a beautiful spring day. 640 more words


Fashionable Quote of the Week by Charles James

Cut in dressmaking is like grammar in a language.

– Charles James (1906-1978), fashion designer.


High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection Visits San Francisco's Legion of Honor

Dede Wilsey, President Board of Trustees, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco says: “Every costume is a masterpiece.”

What Ms. Wilsey is referring to are the exquisite fashions chosen for the exhibit… 408 more words


This classic, forgotten American couture line is heading back to the red carpet

Unless you’re in the fashion industry, the name Charles James probably doesn’t have the same cachet as Christian Dior. But Dior himself called the Anglo-American couturier “the greatest talent of my generation.” 362 more words

Zac Posen prend part à l’aventure Charles James

Avec Harvey Weinstein.

Après la résurrection de la maison Schiaparelli, une autre endormie est sur le point de se réveiller aussi : Charles James. 122 more words