The Anna Wintour Costume Center and Charles James: Beyond Fashion Opening Ceremony.
At a ceremony this morning, First Lady Michelle Obama cut the ribbon officially opening The Costume Institute’s new Anna Wintour Costume Center, which has just undergone a two-year renovation.
Speakers included First Lady Michelle Obama; Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum; Aerin Lauder, Founder and Creative Director of AERIN, sponsor of the inaugural exhibition Charles James: Beyond Fashion and this evening’s Costume Institute Benefit; and Harold Koda, Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute.
Photo caption: Thomas P. Campbell, First Lady Michelle Obama, Anna Wintour, and Emily K. Rafferty at the Met’s Anna Wintour Costume Center Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at The Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing.
The exhibition is made possible by AERIN.
Additional support is provided by Condé Nast.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028.
“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” By Coco Chanel.
Enjoy your day, Yareah friends. Art is everywhere and up to you!