Featuring designs by Pierre Cardin, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Oscar de la Renta, Geoffrey Beene, and moreView Slideshow >>
Experience the drama and glamour of some of the most creative feminine fashions ever designed, from classic Dior to the audacious ensembles of Bernhard Willhelm. See how designers have used color and pattern, shape and volume, draping, bridal wear, metallics, and embellishments to continually reinvent the art form. The pieces in the exhibition—gowns, daywear, and more—showcase the Museum’s outstanding costume collection. Many are on view for the first time.