The work of 20 artists borrows from the Gilded Age aesthetic to relay issues like gender roles and societal tensions at the museum and in a PBS documentary.
“The Couturier” will run from May 10 to Oct. 7 at the museum.
Using the 18th century as a starting point, the body-focused exhibition caps off with more contemporary looks from Chromat’s Becca McCharen-Tran, Lucy Jones and Christian Siriano.
Slow and Steady Wins the Race’s Mary Ping is now being approached by companies in the hotel and restaurant industry about collaborations.
Guests at Friday’s unveiling saw the First Lady and Pierre together for the first time publicly, although they agreed she should wear another designer for the event — Dolce & Gabbana.
Hervé Pierre is speaking with investors about launching his own collection, perhaps as early as December.
Laarman compared the Digital Age movement to the beginning of Modernism but one that is much more about organic form and gradients.
Darwin’s “Origin of Species” spurred extreme travel in the name of science, and Jules Verne’s “From the Earth to the Moon” and “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea” sparked further interest.
The designer will be the focus of a new exhibition and a Rizzoli-published book that is being orchestrated by SCAD.
The museum’s director tried to highlight the most influential styles of the Eighties and those likely to be of interest to people in 2017.
The show, which explores a golden age of French invention, opens on May 25.
The Museum of Arts and Design hosted its En Plein Air benefit dinner on Thursday night.
On view through July 9, “Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography and Sculptural Form” also features paintings and photographs, such as one of Francis Hope wearing a sheared lambskin Chanel coat.
The company is gearing up to introduce children’s wear with Print All Over Me.