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Co-chairs announced for 2023 Met Ball honoring Karl Lagerfeld

The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

NEW YORK – The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today the co-chairs for The Costume Institute Benefit to be held on May 1, 2023, in New York.

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Christian Dior tweed skirt suit, 1997-1998, est. $400-$600

Haute couture is runway ready for Hindman auction, March 16

L-R: Chanel haute couture wool tweed skirt suit with removable facings, Spring/Summer 1997, est. $2,000-$4,000; Givenchy haute couture maternity jumpsuit, circa 1984, est. $500-$700; Christian Dior tweed skirt suit, 1997-98, est. $400-$600

From left to right: Chanel haute couture wool tweed skirt suit with removable facings, Spring/Summer 1997, est. $2,000-$4,000; circa-1984 Givenchy haute couture maternity jumpsuit in light blue crinkle crepe, est. $500-$700; Christian Dior tweed skirt suit, 1997-98, est. $400-$600

CHICAGO – Hindman Auctions will present its Spring Fashion: Centuries of Style auction on March 16, featuring several private collections of significant haute couture headlined by New York fashion collectors Susan Gutfreund and Jaqueline Leeds. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. Through these remarkable garments, we begin to understand not only the women who wore them, but also their lifestyle and knowledge of fashion history. Gutfreund and Leeds cultivated relationships with the trailblazing designers and couturiers that created the fashions in this sale.

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Everard to auction fashions from estate of beloved humorist Jeanne Robertson, Jan. 22

Humorist Jeanne Robertson was known for her unfailing sense of fashion and choice of colors that made her shine.

SAVANNAH, Ga. – For nearly 60 years, Southern humorist Jeanne Robertson (1943-2021) kept audiences howling with laughter, whether at her in-person appearances or on satellite radio comedy channels. A brilliant observer, Robertson had a talent for spinning yarns to maximum comedic effect. An international legion of fans followed her faithfully on Facebook and viewed her on YouTube more than 100 million times.

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Worn by Grace Kelly, a Hubert de Givenchy sheath, circa 1964 reigns in the Dressing to Rule section of The Stories We Wear at the Penn Museum. Accession 69.11.1. on loan from the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection at Drexel University. Photo credit: Eric Sucar, University Communications

Penn Museum dresses to impress with ‘The Stories We Wear’

Worn by Grace Kelly, a Hubert de Givenchy sheath, circa 1964 reigns in the Dressing to Rule section of The Stories We Wear at the Penn Museum. Accession 69.11.1. on loan from the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection at Drexel University. Photo credit: Eric Sucar, University Communications

Worn by Grace Kelly, a circa-1964 Hubert de Givenchy gown highlights the Dressing to Rule section of The Stories We Wear at the Penn Museum. Accession 69.11.1. on loan from the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection at Drexel University. Photo credit: Eric Sucar, University Communications

PHILADELPHIA — The Penn Museum unveils fashion and apparel across time with The Stories We Wear. Showcasing 2,500 years of style through approximately 250 remarkable objects, The Stories We Wear invites guests to identify common threads woven into stories that transcend language, culture, and time to connect people through shared experiences. The exhibition opened September 25 and continues through June 12, 2022. Read more