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An Henri Matisse-designed chasuble for the Chapel du Rosaire.

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Pierpaolo Piccioli, Caroline Kennedy Help The Met Unveil ‘Heavenly Bodies’ at the Costume Institute

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, offered some unexpected spiritual guidance at Monday’s preview of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.”

clock May 7, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

A 1936 Lanvin evening dress on view at "Heavenly Bodies" in The Met.

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True Confessions: James Martin Discusses His Take on ‘Heavenly Bodies’ Exhibition at the Met’s Costume Institute

Curator in charge Andrew Bolton was referred to James Martin by former Met president Emily Rafferty.

clock May 7, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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The Met’s Costume Institute Unveils ‘Heavenly Bodies’

Rick Owens, Rodarte, Lanvin, Chanel, Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent and Valentino are among the designers featured in the show which spans a few areas in The Met and The Cloisters.

clock May 7, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

'Visitors to Versailles' is on view through July 29.

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‘Visitors to Versailles’ Bows at The Met to Shed Some Light on Fashion

In addition to Benjamin Franklin’s rarely seen three-piece suit, the exhibition will feature furniture, tapestries, carpets, costumes, porcelain, sculpture and more from the 17th and 18th centuries.

clock April 9, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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The Costume Institute’s ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination’ to Be Previewed in Rome Next Month

A press preview for the upcoming “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” exhibition is scheduled for Feb. 26 in Rome.

clock January 31, 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

Michael Kors, Alina Cho

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Michael Kors Highlights 36-Year Fashion Career at Met

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.

clock June 22, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Michael Kors Access Smartwatch Collection Party

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Anti-Fur Protesters Storm the Stage at Michael Kors’ Talk at The Met

The animal activists chanted, taunted and made animal-like sounds at the designer.

clock June 21, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Jean-Léon Gérôme's "Bashi-Bazouk" from 1868-69.

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Kenneth Jay Lane Loans 25 Pieces to The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The designer has lent 25 paintings to the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a summer installation in the Kenneth Jay Lane Gallery.

clock June 16, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

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Friends, Fashion Executives Remember Jody Donohue

Donohue, who died on April 20, was best known by many seasoned fashion executives for her alliances with such designers and houses as Jacqueline de Ribes, Ferragamo, Givenchy, Krizia, Céline, Yohji Yamamoto and Bob Mackie.

clock June 15, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

The New York School of Design will be teaching high schoolers during a monthlong special summer program.

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New York School of Design Courting High School Students With Summer Program

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.

clock June 13, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Google Arts & Culture's We Wear Culture project is all about fashion.

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Google Arts & Culture Debuts We Wear Culture Project to Focus on Fashion

Japanese folding, Indian textiles, the art of creating color and myriad other subjects have detailed explanations and imagery.

clock June 8, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

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.

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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

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Publicist Jody Donohue Dies in New York

In 1997, Donohue sold her company to Joan Deignan and Linda Mann, and it became known as Deignan/Mann Inc., specializing in such fashion accounts as Bob Mackie, Speedo Authentic Fitness and Spiegel.

clock April 21, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

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