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Through the looking glass

Since Europeans first made contact with China in the sixteenth century, Chinese art has exerted a heady influence on Western fashion. A new exhibition at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, … 232 more words


The Met Features a French Aristocrat in Their Next Costume Institute Exhibit

Prepare for some closet envy: The Met is gearing up for their forthcoming Costume Institute exhibit and it promises to include no less than 60 haute couture and ready-to-wear outfits from one of France’s best-dressed citizens. 336 more words

China: Through the Looking Glass

One of the biggest perks of my job (besides the major beauty discounts!) is free/reduced admission to most museums throughout New York City! The Lauder family are quite the art aficionados, and Leonard Lauder… 884 more words


China: Through The Looking Glass At The Met Museum New York

Every year the Metropolitan Museum in New York holds an exhibition of fashion, and I’ve been fortunate to see three of them. This current one China: Through The Looking Glass is my favourite, and many people I’ve spoken to agree. 170 more words

New York

The Best of the Met 2015 || Chinese Whispers

One of my favorite events of the year is the Met Gala. The annual fundraiser is held to raise money for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in NYC and often features some of the most extravagant and incredible custom made looks to fit the luxe costume themes chosen for the event. 34 more words


China: Through the Looking Glass at The Met – where fantasy meets reality

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new clothing exhibit is BIG – nearly three times bigger than any previous clothing exhibition. If you were bored, as I was, at last year’s Charles James exhibit, this year’s China: Through the Looking Glass will not disappoint.   285 more words

NYC Arts & Entertainment

The Most Stunning Looks from the 2015 Met Gala

This past weekend we saw some of the most stunning dresses hit the red carpet at the annual Met Gala, which is a fundraising event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. 330 more words