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  • A sneak peek into Charles James: Beyond Fashion at the Met


    I popped uptown yesterday to the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute’s new Anna Wintour Costume Center for the press preview of its first exhibition, Charles James: Beyond Fashion spotlighting the career of  the legendary 20th-century Anglo-American couturier  (1906–1978). Through the years, I’ve seen pieces of James work  and many of the gowns on display seemed like beautiful old friends that I was delighted to reaquaint with. But it wasn’t a gown that made me smile. It was seeing his white celenese satin jacket with eiderdown…

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  • Costume Institute Gala at the Met – Impossible Conversations – Red Carpet Style

    Gisele Bundchen in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci with husband Tom Brady at "Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute Gala

    Red Carpet Style from “Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Time goes by so fast that it’s even hard to believe that the Met Gala was here once again just yesterday evening especially after the mega-buzz last year’s Savage Beauty retrospective of Alexander McQueen drew. >>MORE: Drool-worthy Red Carpet Fashion But here we are again for another fantastic, intriguing exhibit focusing on the work and uncanny parallels between Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaperelli, two women who could easily…

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  • Met Museum Live Stream Costume Institute Benefit From The Red Carpet Today


    It’s almost like be right there at the Met Museum Costume Gala but you can be in your pj’s… we wont tell! Good news, this year’s Met Museum Gala for the Costume institute Benefit will be shared via live stream for those looking for high-fashion inspiration… For the first time ever, arrivals on the red carpet for today’s gala to open and celebrate the museum’s latest show, Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, will be shared live. If last year’s Alexander…

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  • Alexander McQueen Retrospective Pulls Out All The Fashion Stops

    Alexander McQueen Ensemble, Widows of Culloden, autumn/winter 2006–7 Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph © Solve Sundsbo / Art + Commerce

    Alexander McQueen must be smiling down on us.Just last week his eponymous label became a household name for non-fashionistas when Kate Middleton walked down the Royal Wedding aisle wearing a Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen gown and changed into a second McQueen dress by for the reception.Then there are the rest of who have been mesmerized by the art of his designs that went beyond what is known as fashion and into an extraordinary realm of self-expression and creativity into…

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