The Costume Institute’s recent renovation makes viewing the fashion exhibitions even more spectacular but for those who cannot make it to Manhattan or crave some deskside drooling and inspiration, WWD reports this morning that 29,432 items from the Costume Institute’s impressive collection 31,000-piece collection of clothing and objects have been photographed and cataloged into an online database.
Lost in Fashion Bliss… The Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute goes online
One of the best things about being lucky enough to grow up in NYC is to regularly visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Even luckier, is to have a yen for fashion and the privilege to visit its Costume Institute, starting from back in the day that Diana Vreeland ruled.
Resident fashion expert & style mentor- With just about 20 years experience in the glamour industry as a New York-based photography fashion stylist, syndicated columnist, contributing editor, lecturer, on-air television/radio fashion expert, and founder / editor in chief of FocusOnStyle.com. Sharon Haver knows the modern-thinking woman wants easygoing style that suits her individual needs, spiced with just the right amount of flip and wit to make it personal.