A new exhibition focusing on the superheros influence on the avant garde designers of haute couture and high performance sportswear. The excitement arrives in New York May 7Th at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Superheros: Fashion and Fantasy will feature movie costumes, designs from Alexander McQueen, John Galliano, Rei Kawakubo, Philip Treacy, and Thierry Mugler among others. The most successful designer to come out of Italy, Giorgio Armani, put the show and book that will correspond together. If you are into textiles, body transforming silhouettes, and pure fantasy, then you should definitely check out this show. Style.com did a dope profile of the exhibition by breaking it down to masks, emblems, second skin bodysuits, capes, body armor, and boots. Check it HERE
It will be on view until September 1st, 2008 at the Special Exhibition Galleries on the 1st floor.
Isabella Blow wearing a Philip Treacy hat
A look from Alexaner McQueen
Extreme Beauty: The Body Transformed (Metropolitan Museum of Art Series)
Luella Kitty Shades
Michelle Pfeiffer in Batman Returns surpasses sexy and the black patent leather bodysuit is ridic. I remember seeing that flick at the movie theater and wanting to be her for Halloween. I've been a cat every year since. I really need a new costume.
This is a little over two minutes, so CHECK IT! HOT HOT HOT-T-T
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