This is the second installment on the Heavenly Bodies exhibit at the Met on Fifth. Based on several articles read the majority of the designers included in the exhibition grew up Catholic, each having ties to the church. The articles of clothing were not only exquisite in design, but the chosen fabric or materials were most elegant; silk taffeta, mink, crepe and gold.The mannequin on the right has on the black and white synthetic crepe and white cotton canvas by the House of Moschino, like in the television show The Flying Nun 1967. The mannequin in the middle is wearing Dolce & Gabbana’s “Angelica” ensemble from spring/summer 2016.
The mannequin on the left is in black cashmere broadcloth, white cotton pique, black mink, white Persian lamb from designer Thom Browne inspired by Robert Wise’s film The Sound of Music.An ensemble of gold painted feathers, metal, ivory silk taffeta by French designer Thierry Mugler.