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The Met Punk Show: There’s a CBGB Toilet Replica

Image via Twitter/Eric Wilson The Metropolitan Museum's new Costume Institute exhibition, PUNK: Chaos to Couture, opens for member previews tomorrow (the gala benefit is set to take place this evening). Punk fashion is getting the art show treatment from one of the largest and arguably most prestigious museums in the United States. This should be a […]

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You Know What’s Not Punk?

The fashion industry.  Honestly, I'm losing my mind trying to pretend this year's Costume Institute punk exhibit ("PUNK: Chaos to Couture") isn't really happening. I realize that I haven't yet seen the show and also that curator Andrew Bolton was aware of the complexities inherent to putting together a museum exhibition which essentially celebrates the way […]

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The Upcoming Met Exhibit Has People Talking About Feminism

The Met Gala, the launch of Costume Institute's Spring 2012 exhibit (Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations), is just around the corner. Monday, May 7, thousands of us will crowd around our computer screens to watch fashion's biggest players walk the industry's most prestigious red carpet, compulsively checking our Twitter feeds for updates from the trenches. […]

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