The Costume Institute


Another Met Fashion Face Off: Icon, 90 vs. Blogger, 16

Iris Apfel, 90, earlier this year at the 2012 YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards dinner.

New York—Good taste vs. bad taste. A 90-year-old fashion icon vs. a 16-year-old hipster blogger. Sounds like the premise of yet … [Read more...]

What Would Prada Say?

Prada Flame Shoe Ornament for the Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York--What would Miuccia Prada say if she were in the same room (and era) as Elsa Schiaparelli? Check out the Metropolitan … [Read more...]

Fashion Icon Iris Apfel to Bow Accessories on HSN

Iris Apfel

New York and St. Petersburg, FL—“People with a lot of money don’t dress as well as people who made do, who have to be inventive. … [Read more...]

Fashion Icon Iris Apfel Launches Jewelry Collection

Iris Apfel necklace from her latest collection

Dedham, MA—The self-described “geriatric starlet” fashion icon Iris Arpfel is ready to make her debut—in a namesake jewelry … [Read more...]

MET and Brooklyn Museums Salute American Fashion

Elsa Schiaparelli Necklace

New York--A new relationship between the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum results in … [Read more...]