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Thom Browne and Fern Mallis at 92Y.

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Thom Browne Recaps His Career From SAG Card-Holding Actor to International Designer

After starting his own company in 2001 from his own apartment, Browne has built an international brand with 130 employees.

clock January 11, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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Former MoMu Curator Karen van Godtsenhoven Joins the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute

Curator in charge Andrew Bolton praised her “scholarly background in literature and cultural studies, and conceptual approach to museology.”

clock November 28, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

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The Met Counts on Vatican for Costume Institute’s Spring Exhibition Pieces

The multilayered exhibition will be held at The Met Fifth Avenue in both the medieval galleries and the Anna Wintour Costume Center, as well as The Met Cloisters.

clock November 8, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Manolo BlahnikGrace Coddington and Michael Roberts 'GingerNutz' book signing, The Met Store, New York, USA - 08 Sep 2017

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Manolo Blahnik on His New Documentary ‘Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards’

Manolo Blahnik has a new documentary out Friday and his traveling museum exhibition bows in Madrid in November.

clock September 11, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Michael Roberts, Grace CoddingtonGrace Coddington and Michael Roberts 'GingerNutz' book signing, The Met Store, New York, USA - 08 Sep 2017

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Michael Roberts Describes Imagining Grace Coddington as an Orangutan, and Discusses New Manolo Blahnik Film

Before a signing for their new book, Grace Coddington and Michael Roberts discussed their decades-long friendship and many-sided careers.

clock September 10, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Andrew Bolton and Rei Kawakubo

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The Met’s Costume Institute Said Eyeing Fashion and Religion for Next Year’s Exhibition

A host of European designers have referenced religion in their collections, including the likes of Jean Paul Gaultier, John Galliano and Riccardo Tisci.

clock August 4, 2017WWD Staff

The atmosphere at the Met Young Members party.

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After Hours at the Met: The Annual Young Members Party

The young crowd at the Met museum turned out loyal as ever for the annual Young Members’ Party.

clock June 26, 2017Joshua Soucie

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Bridget Foley’s Diary: Yoo-hoo! Security!

The dramatic anti-fur protest that interrupted Michael Kors and Alina Cho’s talk at The Met was met by an unsettling dearth of security.

clock June 23, 2017Bridget Foley

Dapper Dan, Young Paris, Pee Wee KirklandGoogle 'We Wear Culture' at The Met, New York, USA - 08 Jun 2017

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Virtual Fashion: Google Takes to the Met

“We Wear Culture” launched at the Met Thursday Night.

clock June 9, 2017Julia Tazartes

Vivian Cho, BFA Fashion Design

Fashion Features

Academy of Art University Fashion Show Highlights Design, Material Innovation

The annual event showcased 100 looks by 19 graduating students of the fashion school in San Francisco.

clock May 10, 2017Diane Dorrans Saeks

Met Gala 2017 Katy Perry

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Comme As You Are

The looks at the Costume Institute gala ranged from barely there to over-the-top — and everything in between.

clock May 1, 2017Leigh Nordstrom and Kristen Tauer

AtmosphereThe Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art of the In-Between, Exhibit Press Preview, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA - 01 May 2017

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Rei Kawakubo Preview Breaks Media Record; Met Shop to Sell Limited-Edition Items

Kawakubo designed that Met Shop in her black signature polka dots recast in a shade of The Met’s signature red.

clock May 1, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Five ensembles from “18th Century Punk,” autumn/winter 2016-17.

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‘Rei Kawakubo/Commes des Garçons: Art of the In-Between’ Debuts at the Met

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.

clock May 1, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Carolina Garcia Jayaram, Sir Salman Rushdie, Sarah Arison

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Paying Respect to the Temple of Dendur at the Young Arts Gala

“Please don’t spill your red wine on the Temple of Dendur,” urged YoungArts alumna Zuzanna Szadkowski.

clock April 21, 2017Alexa Tietjen

People

Irving Penn Career to Be in Focus at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Before he bought his first Rolleiflex, the New Jersey native studied design under Alexey Brodovitch at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art, and started out in New York a graphic artist.

clock April 17, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

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Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 21 Jan 2018

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