Heavenly Bodies Fashion and the Catholic Imagination news and archive
In Pictures: Heavenly Bodies; Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
“Heavenly Bodies: fashion and the Catholic Imagination” opens on Thursday at New York City's Met Museum and the Cloisters, and showcases an array of designers who’ve been inspired by the imagery, dress, and customs of the Catholic church. The focus swings from the stark, monastic black and whites worn by nuns and priests to the elaborate and...
10 May 2018
Review: Heavenly Bodies; Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
The Metropolitan Museum’s “Heavenly Bodies; Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” exhibit opens its doors to the public today after being launched to great fanfare by the Met Gala Ball on Monday night. Flashing their Catholicism with pride, the twin pillars of Italian fashion, Dolce & Gabbana and Versace, form a guard of honor above visitors’...
10 May 2018
Darling, you look divine! Religion on the runway
Fashion and faith make unlikely bedfellows yet we continue to find them huddled in next to each other fighting for control of the blankets. In Gucci’s Fall 2018 show, Alessandro Michele sent turbans tied and folded in the custom of the Sikh religion onto his runway on mostly white models, then stood back and watched controversy ensue. Will he...
15 Mar 2018