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.
The company was publicly listed in 2013 and its stock price has soared 142.5 percent since then, reaching $1 billion in sales last year while wiping out its debt.
The cocktail was followed by dinner at the Sant Ambroeus pop-up in the store’s basement water bar.
Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger and Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez will be among the designers at Night of Stars honoring award winners.
The designer cut his teeth working for Thom Browne and Club Monaco before launching his eponymous brand.
Showing in Paris may not be forever, but Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez are pleased, for now.
Mallis compared Thom Browne runway shows as “like going to a Robert Wilson play with much better clothes.”
Thom Browne’s new affinity for the flightless bird is allegedly stepping on trademarks for Original Penguin.