COSTUME INSTITUTE

Allison Williams is Ready for Her Punk Moment

Allison Williams is Ready for Her Punk Moment

  by Bianca Posterli

Though Allison Williams has only "officially" been on the scene since the beginning of Girls, she has a bit of a head start thanks to the influence of her father and a few red carpet events of her youth. Given the practice and her own [...]

Tags: costume institute, Allison Williams, brian williams, girls, Jason Wu, met ball, punk: chaos to couture, red carpet, stylist
Givenchy Opts Out of Couture Week in January

Givenchy Opts Out of Couture Week in January

  by Bianca Posterli

Editors will have one less appointment on their calendars at Couture Week this year, as Givenchy just canceled its fashion show. Though the brand is not planning to discontinue its couture focus in future seasons, the fashion house is [...]

Tags: costume institute, 2013, collection, couture, designer, fashion show, givenchy, met ball, Riccardo Tisci, Spring 2013
The Met’s Costume Institute Goes Punk

The Met’s Costume Institute Goes Punk

  by Valis Vicenty

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is strumming a different three chord tune in homage to the movement that changed music, politics, and, most importantly, fashion. The Costume Institute is set to exhibit “Punk: Chaos to Couture” from May [...]

Tags: costume institute, Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang, anna wintour, azzedine Alaïa, chaos to couture, dolce & gabbana, givenchy, Lauren Santo Domingo, Marc Jacobs, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Punk, rocardo tisci, Rodarte, rooney mara, The Met, women's wear daily
Isaac's Insights

Isaac's Insights

  by Amy Zhang

We mentioned a while back that the Metropolitan Museum of Art would be showing Unzipped as part of a film series in conjunction with the current Costume Institute exhibition, The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion. The film, directed by [...]

Tags: costume institute, fashion documentary, film series, Isaac Mizrahi, Met Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Met, Unzipped