Go inside a new exhibit at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design
Resistance movements shape the societies they challenge, nowhere more than in the United States: The country’s entire narrative can be schematized as a series of transformative fights against “the Man,” starting with the American Revolution and culminating ... More
The Met announces the Costume Institute's spring 2016 exhibition
The Costume Institute’s next exhibition, Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, will explore the impact of technology on the fashion world, specifically haute couture and avant-garde ready-to-wear.
The exhibition will feature over 100 designs ranging from a 1880s Charles Frederick Worth gown to a 2015 Chanel suit ... More
The life, times and, most importantly, clothes of Marjorie Merriweather Post
Since 1955, ephemera from the life of late socialite Marjorie Merriweather Post have been stored inside her Hillwood Estate. Amazingly enough, the 25-acre grounds still brim with fine Russian art, 18th-century French décor and an extravagant garden. Now, Post’s 70-year-old clothing collection is set to display throughout the ... More
The sought-after designer on starting his personal collection, owning May West’s vault of sparklers and putting his bounty on display at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston
You can’t think of Neil Lane without imagining gorgeous celebrities dripping with jewels on the red carpet. The industry icon simply represents a supreme sense of glamour. In addition to designing some of the most exquisite accessories on the planet for Hollywood’s elite, he also collects rare vintage pieces from ... More
A couple of new exhibits pay tribute to two storied dressmakers—Halston and Dior—and the visual artists that inspired them
Artists and designers have long been drawn to each other: Consider Elsa Schiaparelli’s fruitful collaboration with Salvador Dalí. Andy Warhol and Halston had a similarly beneficial relationship—the pair spent years working together (and taking inspiration from each other).
Halston was, of course, an avid collector of the artist’s work, and ... More
Commissioned by Emery LeCrone, the designer’s ballet costumes push the boundary of what contemporary dancewear should look like
When New York based Yigal Azrouël was tapped by acclaimed choreographer Emery LeCrone to create a collection of ballet costumes, the chemistry was instant. "I immediately recognized our similar appreciation for modernism, minimalism and the details," Azrouël explains to DuJour. Set to premiere at the Guggenheim this month, principal dancers from the American Ballet Theatre and New York ... More
Now at the Grand Palais in Paris: an art history exhibition to make you swoon
There's a couple hundred reasons that a holiday or new year's trip to Paris is now even more luxurious, courtesy of Cartier. The French brand that's stunned the fine jewelry and watchmaking scene and adorned royalty for centuries has put on display this month until February 14 "Cartier: Style and ... More
For 40 years, the fashion house has made cinematic history. In time for Milan fashion week, a close-up look at Fendi in film
If you've ever seen a fur coat in a movie, chances are it was made by Fendi. The famous Italian luxury-goods company has a history of collaboration with the cinema that dates back to the 1970s, a time when Rome's Cinecittà studio was known as Hollywood on the Tiber.
This heritage ... More