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DS+R Scanning Beyond Fashion at the Met

Mitch McEwen | Posted 08.02.2014 | Arts
Mitch McEwen

From x-rays to robotic scope arms, DS+R's design of the Charles James exhibit is a masterpiece of visual apparati. Seeing here becomes making.

The Met Reveals Its 2014 Costume Institute Exhibit Subject

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

Summer 2013 is over, but it's not too soon to look ahead to Summer 2014. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has officially announced its annual Costume In...

11 Celebrities Who Don't Know What Punk Means

Posted 05.07.2013 | Celebrity

Punk is leather. Punk is spikes. Punk is the derelict, graffiti-ridden toilet from the now-defunct music venue CBGB, according to the "Punk: Chaos to ...

PHOTOS: 2012 Met Gala Cutest Couples' Face-Off!

Posted 05.08.2012 | Style

If the White House Correspondents' Dinner is Nerd Prom, then the Met Gala is Fashionista Prom. The dresses are way better than in high school, of cour...

PHOTOS: Coco Rocha Debuts Hot Pink Hair!

Posted 05.07.2012 | Style

The carpet may have been red, but at the 2012 Met Gala, the color of the night was pink. SHOCKING pink, in homage to Elsa Schiaparelli. And it was Coc...

Elettra Wiedemann Talks Nerves, Joan Rivers & Annoying Questions

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Elettra Wiedemann is no stranger to posing in front of the camera or on the red carpet. However, at tonight's Met Gala, she'll be on the front lines i...

PHOTOS: Most Memorable Outfits From The Costume Institute Gala

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Here's why we live for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Gala every year: everyone, in the fashion world or not, brings their ...

Infograph: What Prada And This Surrealist Have In Common

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

This season's Costume Institute exhibition at The Met promises to be one of imagination and curiosity, showcasing the "Impossible Conversations" betwe...

Why Miuccia Prada Dissed Her Own Met Exhibit

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.17.2012 | Style

After the blockbuster hit that was "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty," the Metropolitan Museum of Art decided to focus on another popular modern desig...

In Print: Sarah Jessica Parker Introduces, "100 Shoes"

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Sarah Jessica Parker presents The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's latest book by exclaiming, "When I was asked to write the introductio...

The Next Alexander McQueen?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.26.2011 | Style

The best thing for a fashion designer's career? Get an exhibit at the Met. After this year's blockbuster "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" exhibit...

WATCH: Alexander McQueen: Necromancy & The Met

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 07.06.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

Tent for the Costume Institute's Gala May 2 at the Metropolitan Museum of ArtWhile I was no fan of the catalogue, I was wowed by the coup de théâtre...

PHOTOS: Alexander McQueen's 'Savage Beauty' At The Met

AP/The Huffington Post | By SAMANTHA CRITCHELL | Posted 07.02.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Dark vs. light. Past vs. future. Masculine vs. feminine. The extremes straddled by fashion designer Alexander McQueen in his work, inspira...

PHOTOS: McQueen's Creations To Be Featured At The Met

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Over 100 pieces by the late Alexander McQueen will be featured in the Costume Institute's next exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, WWD reports....

Met Costume Institute Gala 2011 Theme? 'Drunk Brits' And 'Cleavage'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Met Costume Institute Gala just ended, like, two minutes ago, but the planning committee might already have a theme for next year's exhibit, WWD r...

Oprah To Hot Met Costume Institute Gala

AP | SAMANTHA CRITCHELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Oprah Winfrey is on board to host the annual gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute next spring, supporting an ex...

Mini-Skirts At The Met: Guess The Gams! (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Mini-skirts were as abundant as models at Monday night's Met Costume Institute Gala. See if you can guess the gams below. See the gala's best-dresse...

Met Costume Institute Gala: The Worst-Dressed (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

At Monday night's "The Model As Muse: Embodying Fashion" Costume Institute Gala at New York's Metropolitan Museum, everyone took fashion risks. Some g...

Let's Bring Back: The Earliest Supermodels

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

Tonight Vogue and the MET Costume Institute will co-host their annual gala, considered by many to be fashion's most glamorous event. This year's them...

Costume Institute Gala: The Stars Show Up, We Judge

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

As you may or may not know, the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala was last night. The theme was Superhero Fashion -- and while there weren'...

PHOTOS: 2012 Met Gala Cutest Couples' Face-Off!

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

If the White House Correspondents' Dinner is Nerd Prom, then the Met Gala is Fashionista Prom. The dresses are way better than in high school, of cour...