By: Taryn Chinich

         Over this past winter break, I had the chance to go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to see Anna Wintour’s Fall 2016 Collection “Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion”.  As someone who lives only an hour away from New York City, oddly enough, I have never been to The MET.  Just walking up the stairs to the enormous building, I could feel the excitement running through my body.  The collections of clothes donated were breathtaking.  From designers Jean-Philippe Worth (1856) to Tom Ford (2016), there was a variety of culture in each design.  The designs ranged from a 1787 French coat to late 1920’s Flapper dress to Alexander McQueen’s crazy ballet slipper heels made for Lady Gaga.  Each designer really brings a certain beauty and elegance to each of his or her designs.

         As a Fashion Merchandising major, it was really exciting to see all of these iconic designers in one place.  After taking Textiles, I have learned...Learn More