Press Preview: Thursday October 31st, 10AM-12Noon
Metropolitan Museum of Art
November 1, 2002 - February 9, 2003
The Costume Institute
(Press Release) The raptuous elegance of cafe society in the years immediately preceding World War 2 will be captured in Blithe Spirit: The Windsor Set. Dating from 1935 to 1940, the exhibition - featuring an extraordinary collection of couture by Chanel, Lavin, Vionnet, and Schiaparelli - focuses on the men and women who shaped the fashion and lifestyle of the period.
By invitation. Contact: 650-2123