Presenting contemporary garments alongside Byzantine and Medieval artworks underlines the visual differences between the two genres of objects.
The Evolution of Dressmaking, from Hand- to Machine-Made
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.
Four Lingering Questions from Last Night’s Metropolitan Museum Gala
The fashion world’s elite came out last night in what is likely one of the most important events in the industry, as well as a huge fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.