Sneak Peek: Met Gala’s Featured Designer Charles James

Preview "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Opening May 8th At The Metropolitan Museum of Art

As you plot your summer bucket list, we have one must-see exhibit for you to include—Charles James: Beyond Fashion. A retrospective of the late British-American fashion designer, the subject of tonight’s Met Gala, the breathtaking display marks the inaugural event in The Costume Institute’s new Anna Wintour Costume Center. Open to the public May 8th – August 10th, this memorable exhibition features 75 of James’ most impactful creations, emphasizing his jaw-dropping gowns that still inspire designers to this day. Click through now for an insider’s look at a few of our favorite images from the show, then peruse more major Met Gala moments as told by Rachel Zoe!

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