Exhibitions/ Charles James: Beyond Fashion/ Video

Charles James: Beyond Fashion

At The Met Fifth Avenue
May 8–August 10, 2014


Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony with First Lady Michelle Obama
On May 5, 2014, First Lady Michelle Obama cut the ribbon to mark the official opening of The Costume Institute's Anna Wintour Costume Center.

Charles James: Beyond Fashion Gallery Views
Harold Koda and Jan Glier Reeder, co-curators of Charles James: Beyond Fashion, provide a glimpse of the exhibition.

See the transcript in MetMedia.

Sunday at the Met: Glamour and Charles James
On June 22, 2014, fashion designer Zac Posen and Charles James: Beyond Fashion co-curator Jan Glier Reeder discussed James's glamour, technique, and enduring impact on fashion.

The 2014 Costume Institute Gala: Red Carpet Arrivals
See highlights from the red carpet at the 2014 Costume Institute Gala.

82nd & Fifth: "Hipster"
Jan Glier Reeder, co-curator of the exhibition, discusses an evening gown designed by Charles James.

82nd & Fifth

Charles James Ball Gowns, 1948; Photograph by Cecil Beaton, Beaton / Vogue / Condé Nast Archive. © Condé Nast