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Model Betty Bridges in Tijuca, Brazil, wearing a Claire McCardell swimsuit. Photography by Louise Dahl-Wolfe, color proof, featured in Harper’s Bazaar, May 1946.


American Sportswear Pioneer Claire McCardell to Be Celebrated in Children’s Book, Coloring Book and Bronze Statue

Debra Scala Giokas, a first-time children’s book author, aims to introduce children and adults to Claire McCardell.

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Lady Gaga arrives on the red carpet for the 2019 Met Gala, the annual benefit for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute, in New York, New York, USA, 06 May 2019. The event coincides with the Met Costume Institute's new spring 2019 exhibition, 'Camp: Notes on Fashion', which runs from 09 May until 08 September 2019.Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of Camp: Notes on Fashion, Arrivals, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA - 06 May 2019

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This Year’s Met Gala Is Called Off; ‘About Time: Fashion and Duration’ Still On

The Met expects to resume the gala and other special events next year.

clock May 19, 2020Misty White Sidell and Rosemary Feitelberg

Lizzo and Marc JacobsCostume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of Camp: Notes on Fashion, Arrivals, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA - 06 May 2019


The Met Gala Has Been Postponed

Anna Wintour made the announcement at the same time as criticising President Trump’s response to COVID-19.

clock March 16, 2020Kathryn Hopkins

Max Hollein, Anna Wintour, Nicolas Ghesquière, Andrew Bolton and Michael Burke.

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Met’s Costume Institute Outlines ‘About Time’ Fashion Exhibition

“About Time: Fashion and Duration” marks the Met Museum’s 150th anniversary and is sponsored by Louis Vuitton.

clock February 27, 2020Joelle Diderich

Karl Lagerfeld

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Met to Mount Karl Lagerfeld Exhibition in 2022: Sources

Andrew Bolton, head curator of the Met’s Costume Institute, is to conceive the showcase, according to sources.

clock August 1, 2019Miles Socha

Jacqueline de Ribes

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Jacqueline de Ribes to Sell Family Heirlooms at Sotheby’s

The collection of the Count and Countess de Ribes will go under the hammer in separate sales in December and next spring.

clock July 16, 2019Joelle Diderich

Andrew Bolton

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Andrew Bolton: 2020 Show to Highlight Met’s Permanent Collection

Next year will mark the 150th anniversary of the museum.

clock June 26, 2019Tianwei Zhang

Cardi B in Thom Browne, Met Gala 2019


Best Dressed at the Met Gala 2019: Editors’ Picks

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Cardi B in Thom Browne, Met Gala 2019.


Every Met Gala 2019 Red Carpet Look You Need to See

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Giuliana Rancic


E!’s ‘Live From the Red Carpet’ Expands to Four Hours of Fashion Coverage at the 2019 Met Gala

E!’s broadcast team features Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski, Zanna Roberts Rassi and Elaine Welteroth.

clock May 1, 2019Lisa Lockwood

Blake Lively in Versace, Met Gala 2018

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Met Gala 2019: Everything to Know About This Year’s Met Gala

See who’s attending, which designers are dressing the red carpet and a look at the Costume Institute’s upcoming exhibit.

clock April 15, 2019Layla Ilchi

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‘Camp: Notes on Fashion’ to Offer Many Interpretations at the Met’s Costume Institute

“Camp: Notes on Fashion” will open to the public on May 9 at the Fifth Avenue museum and will run through Sept. 8.

clock April 4, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Looks from Dries van Noten on display at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs.

Fashion Features

Musée des Arts Décoratifs to Renovate Its Fashion Galleries

The one-year project is being financed by a 2.5-million-euro gift from Blackstone founder Stephen Schwarzman and his wife, Christine.

clock February 11, 2019Joelle Diderich

Backstage at Prada Resort 2019

Fashion Features

Miuccia Muses in Manhattan

Before showing her cruise collection, Miuccia Prada chatted with WWD about low-key subjects: fashion, politics and religion.

clock May 7, 2018Bridget Foley

Angelica Cheung, Wendy Yu and Caroline Rush

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Yu Holdings Establishes Endowment for Curator in Charge at The Costume Institute

Effective immediately, Andrew Bolton assumes the title of Wendy Yu curator in charge of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute.

clock March 6, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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