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Unpacking Fashion at the Costume Institute at The Met

It is an age-old question—is fashion is art? That is what the Costume Institute at the Met Museum has set out to answer with its latest exhibition, Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion, pieced together by Assistant Curator Jessica Regan. 739 more words

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Coach Is Celebrating Its 75th Anniversary With a Vintage Auction

Looking for a new fall bag, but one that’s more than just a pretty arm piece? Coach has got just the purse for you. Well, they actually have 48 different ones, all of which were created to celebrate the heritage brand’s 75th year in the business and will be… 442 more words

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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


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