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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

In Pursuit of Fashion Part 2 Met Museum


We are visiting the rest of the exhibit In Pursuit of Fashion, The Sandy Schreier Collection, and this part is where all the fun color and designs are located! This really is a most lovely exhibit and I would highly suggest you make it a point to visit very soon! 

I just loved this to pieces. It was so beautiful in person 



I think one could get away with wearing this in 2020 




Loved these from the 1920's - they look pretty comfortable to wear 




One more angle of this dress, I just couldn't help myself 



These headpieces were to die for 



This was sweet and loads of fun 




I have always wanted to wear eggs on my dress, haven't you ? So much fun! 










Just gorgeous 

This was fantastic in person 








These paintings were just adorable and made me smile! 









Sandy Schreier is an American fashion historian and collector of couture clothing, with over 15,000 items. She has been called "the world's largest private collector of couture clothing". Her interest in fashion began as a child when she went with her father, a furrier, to the Russeks department store where he worked.

How wonderful that she is gifting so many of her items to the Met for all the world to see and enjoy. We are all quite the lucky ones indeed! 


In Pursuit of Fashion: The Sandy Schreier Collection
At The Met Fifth Avenue
NOVEMBER 27, 2019–MAY 17, 2020

Open Seven Days a Week
Sunday – Thursday: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm*
Friday and Saturday: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm*

Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1, and the first Monday in May. Friday evenings are made possible by the Ruth Lapham Lloyd Trust. Saturday evenings are made possible by the William H. Kearns Foundation.

*Galleries are cleared fifteen minutes before closing.


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Monday, January 13, 2020

In Pursuit of Fashion Part 1 Met Museum


A wonderful fashion exhibit at the Met now on view until May 17, 2020 gives you plenty of time to enjoy the works of fashion art. 

From the Met's website: 

The Costume Institute's fall 2019 exhibition features promised gifts from Sandy Schreier, a pioneering collector, who over the course of more than half a century assembled one of the finest private fashion collections in the United States. The show explores how Schreier amassed a trove of twentieth-century French and American couture and ready-to-wear, not as a wardrobe, but in appreciation of this form of creative expression.

The gift is part of The Met's 2020 Collections Initiative celebrating the Museum's 150th anniversary. In Pursuit of Fashion features approximately 80 of the 165 promised gifts, including womenswear, accessories, and fashion illustrations dating from a 1908 pochoir album, Les Robes de Paul Poiret, developed in collaboration with Paul Iribe to a 2004 Phillip Treacy butterfly hat.



This is really a lovely exhibit showcasing many designers and some items where the designer is not even known! A real treat for the eye! 
















Beautiful draping going on here























 I just love anything with embroidery 




In Pursuit of Fashion: The Sandy Schreier Collection
At The Met Fifth Avenue
NOVEMBER 27, 2019–MAY 17, 2020

Open Seven Days a Week
Sunday – Thursday: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm*
Friday and Saturday: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm*

Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1, and the first Monday in May. Friday evenings are made possible by the Ruth Lapham Lloyd Trust. Saturday evenings are made possible by the William H. Kearns Foundation.

*Galleries are cleared fifteen minutes before closing.

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