The problem with the exhibition is that it’s simultaneously too self-aware and too clueless to capture the essence of camp.
Instead of designing couture that the masses would memeify, Viktor & Rolf designed memes that just happen to be couture.
In the beloved fashion photographer’s posthumous memoir, we get a peek into his origin story.
The museum yokes the spectacle of fashion and the spectacle of Catholicism in its largest costume exhibition to date.
Of the iconic fashion pieces in MoMA’s exhibition Items: is Fashion Modern? no item may be more important or salient to our contemporary politics than Colin Kaepernick’s jersey.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute dedicates its second solo show of a living designer to Rei Kawakubo, who started her daring clothing label Comme des Garçons in 1973.
The Universe and Art at the Mori Art Museum explores, with science and art, how humanity has wrestled with its place in the cosmos throughout time.
Tama Janowitz has emerged from seclusion to debut her first memoir, Scream.
Oversized frog heads; a thin, silk faille gown swathed in a cotton candy-colored parka; a cacophony of plaids, polka dots, chevrons, furs, sequins, feathers, tribal prints, and religious iconography. This is the world of Isaac Mizrahi, on view at the Jewish Museum.
A clever way of telling if a piece of clothing is a knock-off is to look at the stitching: if it’s crooked, it’s probably been hastily assembled in some sweatshop; if it’s straight, it’s been meticulously formed with the utmost sensitivity to detail in an atelier.
Whether it’s the click of silver slippers or a gown of gold descending from the branches of a tree, fashion and clothing have a unique presence in fairy tales.
If beauty truly is in the eye of the beholder, the curators of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum faced a daunting task when they chose beauty for the latest design triennial’s theme.