Mark your calendars, book your trips, and get ready to experience fashion, museum-style this spring with a bunch of terrific exhibits, some of which are already in progress!
[Image via MetMuseum.org]
Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada: On Fashion – May 10, 2012 – August 19th, 2012, The Costume Institute at The Met, NYC. Peruse the 80 designs on display that are meant to compare and contrast the aesthetics, along with the developing concepts of fashion over time.
Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones, now – through April 15, 2012 The Bard Graduate Center, NYC – view 250 hats like those you’ve never seen before, curated by master milliner Stephen Jones, which spans centuries of exquisite head wear designs.
IMPACT: 50 Years of the CFDA (February 10 – April 17), Youthquake! The 1960s Fashion Revolution (March 6 – April 7), at The Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC — rediscover the past, and rethink contemporary fashion and textiles courtesy of the two upcoming FIT museum exhibits.
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk — now through –February 12, 2012 at The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas. Survey the career of one of the most provocative, well-known names in fashion today.