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Guest Post: After Yves

By Cary O’dell Such is the power and influence of Yves Saint Laurent that when he announced his retirement in early 2002 from his namesake fashion house, it was reported not only in the fashion press but via all aspects … Continue reading

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The Art of Exhibiting Fashion History- Part I

La Belle Époque: The Art of Exhibiting Fashion History at the Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art By Janet Lee “Now I was born in the heart of the Belle Époque.  I was born in Paris.  I was born on … Continue reading

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Then & Now

(left) Paul Poiret, 1911. The Costume Institute, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, from the exhibition ‘The King of Fashion.’ (right) Natalia Grzybowski ‘Hybrid Collection,’ Spring Summer 2012. http://natalia-grzybowski.blogspot.co.nz/

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(left) Evening dress, Lanvin-Castillo, 1954-55. Collection of The Costume Institute, MET. (right) “Snowflake” evening dress, Alexander McQueen, Fall 2008. Collection of the Museum at FIT.

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Aimee Mullins talks to Harold Koda

In conjunction with the exhibition Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, model, athlete and actress Aimee Mullins and Harold Koda, curator in charge will meet to discuss art, fashion and the unique body as object of beauty. Mullins, who had both her legs amputated … Continue reading

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McQueen exhibition opens soon

check out this link for some images from the upcoming Alexander McQueen exhibition at the MET which opens May 2nd.

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