By  on May 10, 2019

Art and commerce have collided like never before thanks to the media blitz brought on by The Met Gala and The Costume Institute’s opening of “Camp: Notes on Fashion.”

This year’s theatrical theme at the Costume Institute, the heavily contemporary designers on view, the pre- and post-gala media frenzy, celebrities’ arsenal of endorsement deals, ever-enterprising brands and the Met Store’s upsurge in designer tchotchkes have created a perfect storm of business opportunities — some highly orchestrated and others more organic.

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