Curator in charge Andrew Bolton praised her “scholarly background in literature and cultural studies, and conceptual approach to museology.”
During “The Atelier With Alina Cho,” Michael Kors discussed the importance of Asia, his new fall ad campaign, having First Lady Melania Trump as a customer and helping to provide millions of meals for the underprivileged.
The animal activists chanted, taunted and made animal-like sounds at the designer.
The designer has lent 25 paintings to the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a summer installation in the Kenneth Jay Lane Gallery.
Suggesting that many design schools don’t make the technical aspects of design a priority any more, New York School of Design president Janet Tsong noted that a lot of jobs are in pattern-making, technical design and production.
Japanese folding, Indian textiles, the art of creating color and myriad other subjects have detailed explanations and imagery.
Kawakubo designed that Met Shop in her black signature polka dots recast in a shade of The Met’s signature red.
A year in the making, the exhibition will run May 4 through Sept. 4, displaying 140 of Kawakubo’s designs for Comme des Garçons from the early Eighties to her most recent collection.
Their discussion will be part of the third season of “The Atelier” series, which has featured such fashion visionaries as Alber Elbaz, Diane von Furstenberg, Olivier Rousteing, Donatella Versace, Alexander Wang and Anna Wintour.
The Costume Institute’s “Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion” reminds visitors of the evolution of fashion.
Nicki Minaj said Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci connects with people who don’t fit in — right in line with the Night of Stars’ “Non-Conformists” theme.
Model Hailey Baldwin will present Tommy and Dee Hilfiger with this year’s Humanitarian Award.
The multidisciplinary designer spoke at Harvard University’s School of Architecture & Design Monday and she will be part of a panel discussion at the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum on Saturday.