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Why Guo Pei Is China's Best Export

On a crisp, cold morning, fashion designer Guo Pei spoke to an intimate gathering in the Waterfall Mansion and Gallery. She sat before a glass wall, behind which was a two-story room with a waterfall cascading into a shallow geometric pool. 928 more words

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Could Costume Institute’s Next Subject Be Rei Kawakubo?

Rei Kawakubo — a designer’s designer if there ever was one — is to be the subject of a solo exhibition next spring at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is stated by  WWD. 427 more words

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5 Things That Have Gotten Me Excited

Juliet Sulejmani | September 01, 2016

Before I went to bed last night I found three links on twitter that had me so excited  and happy that had me thinking ‘could life get any better than this’. 250 more words


The MET will "unpack" fashion

The Costume Institute’s Autumn 2016 exhibition, Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion, will open in the Anna Wintour Costume Center on 8 November, 2016. The show will feature significant acquisitions of the past ten years and explore how the department has put together a collection of significant works, including iconic pieces by designers who have changed fashion history. 212 more words


Manus Ex Machina

My Mom and I met up in Manhattan this past weekend for one night and one day of fun and hijinks.  Actually, the aim was to see this year’s Costume Institute exhibit, Manus ex Machina, whose theme is the intersection of work done by hand and work done by machine.   451 more words

Tuesday, July 5, 2016: Manus x Machina at The Met

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First and last photos, and mashups by ag; second image and mashup components by sm 32 more words

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Fashion Recipes Inspired by the Met Museum Costume Exhibit

The Costume Institute of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art broke new ground with their Spring 2016 exhibit. The show combined the skills of hand-made with the new technologies of machine-made. 307 more words

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