Exhibitions


Costume Institute’s to Focus on Fashion Icon Jacqueline de Ribes

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New York--The Costume Institute’s Fall 2015 exhibition, Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style, will focus on the internationally … [Read more...]

Only U.S. Purse Museum Launches Website, Store

One of the website features is the Purse of the Day. For today, it’s this 1950s pearlized midnight blue lucite boxbag with silver toned filigree clasp, by Wilardy.

Little Rock, AR—Many folks joke about all the items—seemingly endless—that women manage to pack into their handbags. The same can … [Read more...]

“Mad Men” Exhibit Captures a Bygone Era in Vivid Detail

New York - March 10, 2015. At the Museum of the Moving Image press preview for the exhibition "Matthew Weiner's Mad Men." Installation view of "Creating Character" section, which features costumes and props for characters including Don Draper, Peggy Olson, Joan Holloway/Harris, Roger Sterling. (Not shown in this photo, but also included in the exhibition are costumes and props for Megan Draper, Betty Draper/Francis, Sally Draper, Pete Campbell, Henry Francis, two secretaries, and two of Megan's friends.) Photo: Thanassi Karageorgiou / Museum of the Moving Image.

Still reeling from last Sunday's episode of "Mad Men" (oh Betty...)? Still in denial that this spot-on period series is is … [Read more...]

“China: Through the Looking Glass” Opens This Week

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True to its name, "China: Through the Looking Glass," opening May 7th at the Met's Costume Institute in collaboration with the … [Read more...]

“Standing Tall” Show Puts High Heels in a New Light

English, c. 1690-1710Canadian, designed and made by Master John, 1973

Toronto--Coming off the heels (sorry) of the Killer Heels exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum, The Bata Shoe Museum will soon premiere … [Read more...]

Fashion Industry Eagerly Awaits ‘China: Through the Looking Glass’ and Met Gala

Dress, John Galliano for House of Dior, Fall 1997

Fashion royalty and A-list celebs are certainly planning their Chinese-inspired outfits to wear on the Met Gala's Red Carpet May … [Read more...]

Glamour, History of Italian Fashion Industry on Display at Frist Center

Photograph by Gian Paolo Barbieri for Gianfranco Ferré advertisement, Fall/Winter 1991. Model: Aly Dunne.

Nashville, TN--The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945, an elegant exhibition that … [Read more...]

MAD Celebrates Ralph Pucci and Fashion Mannequins in New Exhibit

Birdland, 1988: Inspired by surrealism and Alexander Calder, this half-bird, half-woman form was created by Pucci's longtime collaborator Ruben Toledo. It was originally made for jewelry and stood twenty-four inches tall, but was reimagined by Pucci as a full-size form for handbags and other accessories.

New York—They may be the quietest fixtures in the entire fashion industry. Now mannequins are getting their just desserts in a new … [Read more...]

“Kimono: A Modern History” at the Met is a Textile Extravaganza

Kimono: A Modern History

New York--With so much Asian influence in fashion now, particularly Japanese-styled obi-sashes, kimono wraps and Far Eastern … [Read more...]

DRAFTspace Serves Us Delicious Jewelry (for Sale)

Cuff by Italian designer Compieardenti

New York—The table settings would do Martha Stewart proud. Instead of perfect settings for the latest gourmet cusine, these … [Read more...]

Navajo Jewelry Exhibit Arrives During National Native American Heritage Month

Glittering World jewelry exhibition

New York--November is National Native American Heritage Month so it's the perfect time to visit the Smithsonian's National Museum … [Read more...]

Swarovski Crystals Showcased at Hollywood Costume Exhibit

The Wizard of Oz, (C)1939 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (PRNewsFoto/Swarovski)

Los Angeles—In one of the early scenes in the Land of Oz, heroine Dorothy Gale finds the Wicked Witch of the East’s glittering … [Read more...]