100 Dresses: The Costume Institute / The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    An irresistible look into more than 300 years of fashion through an exquisite collection of designer dresses What woman can resist imagining herself in a beautiful designer dress? Here, for the first time ever, are 100 fabulous gowns from the permanent collection of the renowned Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, each of which is a reminder of the ways fashion reflects the broader culture that created it.Featuring designs by ... [Read More]

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    100 Shoes: The Costume Institute / The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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      An exclusive look at one hundred fabulous shoes from the renowned Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art A hundred pairs of shoes, from the 16th to the 21st century, paint a vivid picture of how shoe styles have changed—sometimes radically—over the years. They also reveal how some trends have reappeared throughout the ages. For instance, platform shoes were worn by fashionable Venetian women from the 15th to the 17th century and ... [Read More]

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      Extreme Beauty: The Body Transformed

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        Over time and across cultures, extraordinary manipulations of the body have occurred in a continuing evolution of the concept of beauty. Fashion can be seen as the practice of some of the most extreme strategies to conform to shifting concepts of the physical ideal. Various zones of the body - the neck, the shoulders, the bust, the waist, the hips, and the feet - have been constricted, padded, truncated, or extended through subtle visual adjustme... [Read More]

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        [(100 Dresses: The Costume Institute )] [Author: Harold Koda] [Nov-2010]

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          Schiaparelli & Prada: Impossible Conversations (Metropolitan Museum, New York: Exhibition Catalogues)

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            Although separated by time, Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaparelli—both Italian, both feminists—share striking affinities in terms of their design strategies and fashion manifestoes. Presented as an intimate "conversation," Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations aims to tease out formal and conceptual similarities between the two designers. Striking photographs and insightful texts illustrate the parallels between the two, including... [Read More]

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            100 Shoes: The Costume Institute / The Metropolitan Museum of Art (METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART) (Paperback) - Common

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              100 Dresses : The Costume Institute / The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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              An irresistible look into more than 300 years of fashion through an exquisite collection of designer dresses What woman can resist imagining herself in a beautiful designer dress? Here, for the first time ever, are 100 fabulous gowns from the permanent collection of the renowned Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, each of which is a reminder of the ways fashion reflects the broader culture that created it.Featuring designs by Paul Poiret, Coco Chanel, Madame Grès, Yves Saint Laurent, Gianni Versace, Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, and many others, this one-of-a-kind collection presents a stunning variety of garments. Ranging

              Vogue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute : Parties, Exhibitions, People

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              The Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute exhibition is the most spectacular event of its kind. Each exhibition draws a provocative and engaging narrative attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors. Covering the Costume Institute's history and highlighting exhibitions of the twenty-first century curated by Harold Koda and Andrew Bolton, this book offers insider access of the first order. Anchored by photographs from the exhibitions themselves in tandem with the Vogue fashion shoots they inspired, it also includes images of exhibited objects and party photos from the annual opening night

              Rare Bird of Fashion : The Irreverent Iris Apfel

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              Captures the unique style of fashion maverick Iris Apfel and her exuberantly idiosyncratic personal

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