Video: "About Time: Fashion and Duration" the Met's 2020 exhibition
The 'About Time: Fashion and Duration' exhibition would take place in 2020 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The pandemic threw a spanner in the works. The Gala had to be cancelled, but an online event took place on the evening of May 4th, through Vogue’s YouTube channel. Because people cannot physically take a look at the...
3 Jun 2020
Metropolitan Museum announces spring 2020 Costume Institute exhibition
The Metropolitan Museum of Art will host "About Time: Fashion and Duration" for its annual spring Costume Institute exhibition. On view from May 7, 2020 through September 7, the show will also aid in the museum's ongoing celebration of its 150th anniversary, as it illustrates 150 years of fashion history. “This exhibition will consider the...
7 Nov 2019
The Costume Institute to exhibit items from prolific fashion collector
Sandy Schreier might not be a household name, yet she is the subject of a forthcoming exhibition held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. A fashion historian and couture collector, Schreier will loan 80 pieces from her 165-piece collection to the museum for its showing of "In Pursuit of Fashion: The Sandy Schreier Collection."...
24 Jul 2019
The soon-to-close Met Heavenly Bodies exhibit visited by 1.3 million
Set to conclude in just over a week, the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has had a record-breaking number of visitors. The display, which is currently featured at main museum on Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters location, has reportedly had over 1.3 million visitors while 200,000...
28 Sep 2018
Catholic 'fashion' items to be displayed in New York
The Vatican will lend around 40 ecclesiastical works to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York for an exhibition focusing on the Catholic religion's impact on fashion, organisers said on Monday. Items such as papal rings and crowns worn by various popes from the 18th and 19th centuries will go on display, including precious treasures from...
27 Feb 2018
Rihanna, Amal and Donatella named Met Gala 2018 hosts
It's the most sought after invitation in the celebrity universe -- and on Wednesday, Amal Clooney, Rihanna and Donatella Versace were named co-chairs of next year's glittering Met Gala in New York. Held every year on the first Monday in May, the black-tie extravaganza is the chief source of income for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume...
9 Nov 2017
Met Ball names Beyoncé honorary chair
Singer Beyoncé has been named the honorary chairpersonof this year’s Costume Institute Gala alongside co-chairs Anna Wintour, designer Riccardo Tisci and actress Rooney Mara, according to reports. Taking place on May 6 at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Met Gala celebrates the opening of the museum’s ‘Punk: Chaos to Couture’...
8 Apr 2013
Schiaparelli and Prada Met Ball
On Monday the Costume Institute Gala in New York City hosted its annual Met Ball with the exhibition: "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations." Chaired by US Vogue editor Anna Wintour, the event sees the best of fashion and couture worn by the world's leading designers, models, actresses and socialites. Images: Getty Images
8 May 2012
Prada and Schiaparelli at the Met
The New York Metropolitan Museum has announced its 2012 fashion exhibition , the subjects of honourwill be Muccia Prada and Elsa Schiaparelli. The exhibition will launch with the star-studded Met Ball next May as it celebrates two of fashion's most influential Italians, reports WWD. Prada, and sister label Miu Miu, made €2.1 (£1.85), billion...
29 Aug 2011