2020 Met Gala Red Carpet Wish List Part 17

The first Met Gala was held in 1948 to raise funds for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, which is the only curatorial department in the museum which has to self fund its budget, and as a way to mark the opening of its main exhibition. Since 1995, the so-called Oscars of fashion has […]

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2020 Met Gala Red Carpet Wish List Part 16

Today’s Met Gala wish list is all about firsts. I think that the theme of “About Time: Fashion and Duration” is perfect for firsts. Timelines have to start somewhere. In each of my wishes today I am going to feature a first to come to the Met Gala red carpet. Most of the wishes are […]

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2020 Met Gala Red Carpet Wish List Part 15

Borrowing from philosopher Henri Bergson a concept called “la durée”, time that flows, accumulates, and is indivisible, The Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit “About Time: Fashion and Duration” will explore the connection between fashion and time through the lens of the writings of the late Virginia Woolf, who will act as a “ghost narrator” of […]

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2020 Met Gala Red Carpet Wish List Part 14

“Fashion is indelibly connected to time,” Andrew Bolton, curator of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, said in a statement about the theme of the museums exhibition whose theme “About Time: Fashion and Duration” will serve as the inspiration behind the looks we will see on the Met Gala red carpet. “It […]

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2020 Met Gala Red Carpet Wish List Part 13

Andrew Bolton found inspiration for the 2020 Costume Institute exhibition theme “About Time: Fashion and Duration” in the 1992 Sally Potter film Orlando, which was based on the time-traveling Virginia Woolf novel of the same name. “There’s a wonderful scene,” he says, “in which Tilda Swinton enters the maze in an 18th century woman’s robe à la Francaise, […]

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2020 Met Gala Red Carpet Wish List Part 12

We are still waiting to hear of a date for when the 2020 Met Gala will be rescheduled for. With so many events being cancelled this could very well be one of the first major cultural events following the Coronavirus Crisis in New York City. The theme “About Time: Fashion and Duration” as explained by […]

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2020 Met Gala Red Carpet Wish List Part 10

The 2019 Met Gala gave us “Camp,” a seemingly endless stream of dramatic over the top moments. There was no lack of color, volume, sequins, crystals, feathers, and more on that red carpet. I was definitely a lot to take in. This years Met Gala theme of “About Time: Fashion and Duration” is bound to […]

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2020 Met Gala Red Carpet Wish List Part 7

So I’m not going to lie. Last night as I was writing this post I also took stock in all the wishes I had. I realized that there were some stars and some designers I really wanted to make sure were featured, so I added two more parts to the end of my 2020 Met […]

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2020 Met Gala Red Carpet Wish List Part 4

jnbkAlright after a couple days of 6 looks a day I am now on 5 looks per wish list per day until I finish. All in there will be over 170 wishes for this years Met Gala red carpet. That number isn’t crazy. The Met Gala sees about 500 guests from the worlds of film, […]

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PARIS FASHION WEEK FALL 2020 RTW RED CARPET WISH LIST PART 2

Paris Fashion Week, much like New York Fashion Week, produced a plethora of options for stars to deliver stellar red carpet moments. But given the current state of our world right now the only thing we can do is fantasize about what could be. I am hoping that as the curve of this virus stars […]

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