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Good Bye Wool, Hello Down!

Upon arrival in New Orleans this week, I jammed my down coat into its stuff sack, and stored it in my suitcase. I needed a warm coat in New Jersey and only a light sweater there. 333 more words

Writing

Fashion at the Met Museum: The Jacqueline de Ribes Exhibition

If you are interested in fashion, then the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s current Costume Institute exhibition is something that you will enjoy. Titled Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style… 499 more words

New York City

From the Closet of a Countess

“The thoughts of a ball awaken the joyful parts of our imagination. The ball holds out the prospect of something mysterious that may perhaps change your life.” 538 more words

Things To See

A Sneak Peek at the Met’s 2016 Programming

The Metropolitan Museum is worth going to any time, for almost any reason, of course. But in 2016 there will be some extra special reasons to head over to the city’s most visited arts institution. 272 more words

France

Costume Institute exhibits the life & style of Countess Jacqueline de Ribes

This Costume Institute exhibition focuses on the internationally renowned style icon Countess Jacqueline de Ribes, whose originality and elegance established her as one of the most celebrated fashion personas of the twentieth century. 304 more words

Must See

Apple's Jony Ive is co-hosting a fashion gala with Taylor Swift

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced last week that Apple is sponsoring the museum’s lavish costume gala next spring and that among the hosts—rubbing shoulders with such celebrities as pop idol Taylor Swift—will be the company’s chief design officer Sir Jony Ive. 265 more words

Tech

Met Museum's Costume Institute Names New Leadership

Harold Koda, who has been curator-in-charge of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute since 2000, is stepping down from the role, effective Jan. 8, 2016. 262 more words

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