The Costume Institute's massive Spring 2018 show covers 25 galleries and 60,000 square feet between two locations.
Take a look inside "Visitors to Versailles (1682–1789)" before it opens to the public on Monday.
The Costume Institute curator and avant-garde designer were "always at odds," Bolton claimed.
#Merch or it didn't happen.
And is a "love poem" to former head curator Harold Koda.
Plus: the special gift that allows him work hard and play hard.
In the trailer for upcoming documentary "The First Monday in May," we learn that Rihanna was an unexpectedly expensive get.
Head curator Andrew Bolton explains how the Met's next fashion exhibit will seek to reconcile the oppositional relationship between the hand (manus) and the machine (machina).
He will succeed his colleague Harold Koda, who will retire in January 2016.
The record-breaking exhibit closed Labor Day weekend with a final tally of 815,992 visitors.
With only a few days left before the record breaking exhibit "China: Through the Looking Glass" closes on Monday, the 'Vogue' editor joined Costume Institute Curator Andrew Bolton for a book signing at the museum.
As of Sunday, 671,234 visitors have viewed the Met's latest Costume Institute exhibit.
Attendance is "pacing close" to the Costume Institute's most popular exhibit of all time, 2011's "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty," the museum said.
Named for Lewis Carroll's novel, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's latest exhibition focuses on the wide-reaching influence that Chinese art and film have had on Western fashion — even though the representation is often less than authentic.
And a behind-the-scenes documentary on the MET's Costume Institute Gala is in the works.
Plus, Liu Wen and Andreea Diaconu pose for a good cause and The Metropolitan Museum of Art hosts a fashionable haunted house.
More people came to see Charles James's ballgowns than Schiaparelli and Prada's 2012 exhibit.
And Kate Moss may or may not be encouraging her little sister to drop out of school.
It seems like just yesterday that fashion's finest took to the Met steps in their best punk impressions. But the Costume Institute isn't wasting any time. It's already at work on next year's exhibit--and this one should be much easier for the A-list to dress for.