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Met Gala 2018: Best Dressed

First Monday of May means… the Met Gala.  This year’s theme was Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.  Let’s have a look at what the lucky ones came up with!  Here’s my 15 best dressed.

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Photo Credit: The Met

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Met Gala 2017: My Top 20

Hello people,

So on Monday, the Met Gala happened.  For A-listers, this is the place-to-be.  For us, mere mortals, it is the opportunity to appreciate really extravagant fashion.  This year’s theme?  Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons.  Rei Kawakubo is a Japanese avant-garde designer.  So this promises us a  bunch of interesting looks.

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Photo Credit: the Metropolitan Museum

As you can imagine, I was really excited to discover the looks worn by the rich and famous on Tuesday morning 🙂

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About… Oscar de la Renta

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Oscar de la Renta makes the news today.  Three days ago, he would have turned 84 years old.  Five days ago, Peter Copping announced that he would leave the brand immediately.  So I thought it would be nice to get to know the late designer a little better!

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Oscar de la Renta (Photo Credit: CFDA)
  1.  Oscar de la Renta was born July 22, 1932 in the Dominican Republic and died in Connecticut at the age of 82, after a long battle with cancer.  When he was 18, he travelled to Madrid to study painting at the Academy of San Fernando.  How did he get into fashion?  When he was in Madrid, he was enlisted by Cristobal Balenciaga to sketch for him.  Afterwards, he went to Paris and worked at Lanvin; and then he moved to New York in the early 60’s and set up his own label [1,2].

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Tony Awards 2016: My Top 10

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Last week, the 70th Tony Awards (or Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre, if you feel fancy) were held at the Beacon Theatre in NYC.  The Tony Awards recognize achievement in live Broadway theatre.

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And once again, the actresses graced us with beautiful dresses.  Check these out girls!   Continue reading “Tony Awards 2016: My Top 10”

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The Belle of the (Met) Ball

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Hope you’re all doing fantastic!  So on Monday was the Met Gala 2016, organized for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City.  I love the Met Ball, because it really is an opportunity to see dramatic dresses and fashion risks.  At least, that’s the way I see it.

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Exhibition: “Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology” (Photo Credit: Met Museum)

There’s a new theme every year, and the guests are supposed to dress according to that theme.  This year, the theme was: “Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology“. So, how well did they do?  Here’s my top ten (+ 1) 🙂

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