Exhibition Input

· What’s behind the new practice of museums asking for public input? · We’ve barely made a dent in 2019, but we’re already looking forward to 2021. Why the excitement for two years down the line? In 2021-22, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston plans to stage an exhibition on John Singer Sargent and fashion. One of our favorite portraitists, one of our … More Exhibition Input

Queen Anne’s (Laser-Cut) Lace

· Styling the eighteenth century in the twenty-first · It’s been said that costumes in historical films reflect more on the current times than they do on the period being portrayed. It seems that The Favourite costume designer Sandy Powell was aware of this, and, in fact, leaned into it while designing the costumes for the Oscar, BAFTA, and Golden Globe-nominated film. … More Queen Anne’s (Laser-Cut) Lace

Curating Clothes

· The Duchess of Cambridge and Elizabeth Holmes’ “Dressing for the Slideshow” · Last night, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the BAFTA awards, as they have for the past three years. As always, the Duchess of Cambridge pulled out the punches in an ethereal Alexander McQueen gown, an elegant up-do, and a pair of heirloom … More Curating Clothes