VOGUE + the METROPOLITAN MUSEUM of ART costume institute
The book all fashion lovers: VOGUE & the METROPOLITAN MUSEUM of ART – costume institute: parties, exhibitions, people by Hamish bowles is the one for all seasons. No need to wait for an occasion, this must-have gift yourself and everyone you know book is stunning and well… historically informative. Celebrating the remarkable fashion exhibitions and Galas (some call it the oscar party of fashion), the book features a variety including 2005’s Chanel to 2011’s Alexander McQueen to the current Charles James: Beyond Fashion.
“This book will celebrate the remarkable fashion exhibitions The Costume Institute creates- exhibitions that encourage a reappraisal of the world’s great designers, style trends, and changing mores as reflected through time in clothing,” – Hamish Bowles, International Editor at Large for Vogue.
“The annual gala celebrating these groundbreaking shows is always a showplace for the best fashion of the moment. In decors of unparalleled imagination and beauty, the parties represent a nexus of style, blending fashion stars with figures from entertainment, business, sports and politics in a truly thrilling mix captured in these pages.”
Covering the Costume Institute’s exhibitions of the 21st century curated by Harold Koda and Andrew Bolton… From the Vogue archives showcasing photos of icons such as Annie Leibovitz, Mario Testino, Steven Meisel, and Craig McDean.. Here are a few snaps from the book to get you excited. We can’t put it down, each page is exquisite, and for $50- the best easy to gift item of the year.
About the author
Hamish Bowles is the international editor at large for Vogue. Chloe Malle is the social editor of Vogue. Anna Wintour is the artistic director of Condé Nast and the editor in chief of Vogue. Thomas P. Campbell has been director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art since 2009. VOGUE + the METROPOLITAN MUSEUM of ART costume institute commentary by Brigitte Segura.
(ph by Brigitte Segura)
more pics here.
272 pages, 200 color photographs