Costume institute

Explore the rich history and iconic fashion pieces from the renowned Costume Institute. Get inspired by the top ideas to create your own stylish looks.
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Earlier this week, we attended the press opening for "Charles James Beyond Fashion" at The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and were dazzled. As soon as we entered The Met, we ran into milliner Stephen Jones dressed all in blue and his friend Craig. Stephen admired our hats and was utterly charming. We told him how much we loved the hat show he curated for the V&A Museum and then recreated at Bard two years ago. The event got off to a terrific start and did not disappoint…

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Note from Anne | As part of the new cross-website content sharing initiative launched between myself and Paris-based photographer Benjamin Kanarek , I am sharing this essay written by Kristen Lea, Fashion and Lifestyle Contributor to Benjamin Kanarek Blog. The universe works in strange ways.

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Each summer, after the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York closes its doors on one exhibition (this year’s “Punk: Chaos to Couture” drew almost half a million visitors), it’s time to start thinking of the theme for the following spring.