September 22, 2018

Heavenly Bodies at The Met

The costume exhibit at The Met, arranged annually by notorious H.B.I.C of Vogue, Anna Wintour, is the highlight of any fashionistas year, and the theme for 2018 (Heavenly bodies) was beautiful.
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Heavenly Bodies at The Met

The costume exhibit at The Met, arranged annually by notorious H.B.I.C of Vogue, Anna Wintour, is the highlight of any fashionistas year (or maybe the nightmare of some close to it). I thought it would be hard to top the glory that was the Comme Des Garcons exhibit of 2017...but the Heavenly Bodies theme was beautiful.

On view, May 10th - October 8th, 2018, the exhibit covered many different rooms of The Met (you had to be careful not to miss one) and The Met Breuer.

Dressed by Dolce and Gabbana

The Corridors

The corridors leading to the main entryway of The Met sported an almost elevated catwalk with dresses by two designers who embody 'Catholic design' the most (if that's a thing?), Versace and Dolce and Gabbana.

Dresses by Versace

The Main Room

I wouldn't know, because I didn't attend The Met Ball, but I'm guessing that this room is where they wined and dined celebrity guests. This is also where the majority of the exhibition is (and where I took the most photos).

When you first walk in you're confronted by an aesthetic that can only be described as 'nun-chic.'

When you walk in further you see gowns with a more 'heavenly' glow about them.

And finally...we see an almost sci-fi take on a heavenly body with the outfit below.

This is my personal favorite.

Which is your favorite? What do you think the theme for 2019 will be? 

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