Am so psyched that my friend Jon Tisch, of the wildly philanthropic Tisch family (all branches), and his beautiful wife Lizzie, are donating to one of my favorite cultural and fashion institutions in the world! ….and they don’t even work in our industry! What a truly generous gesture that is sure to keep us fashionistas engaged and enchanted! — XX Vera
Where can you find a collection of more than 35,000 important costumes and accessories? At the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute in New York City. And now “the Metropolitan Museum of Art is planning a major renovation of its renowned Costume Institute,” reports The New York Times. “The project will enable the museum to show off part of its world-class permanent collection 10 months out of the year in a more contemporary setting.” Read the full article at NYTimes.com.