Hamish Bowles writes new book on MET Gala history

Hamish Bowles writes new book on MET Gala history

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'Vogue’s' Hamish Bowles will soon launch a book based on the Costume Institute’s Spring exhibitions and benefits from 2001 to present day

Beginning with Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years in 2001, and running through to the most recent exhibition Charles James: Beyond Fashion, the new book, Vogue & The Metropolitan Museum of Art  Costume Institute: Parties, Exhibitions, People, will give fashion fans a deeper look at the historical event.

Published by Abrams, Hamish Bowles draws from the Vogue archives with photographs by Steven Meisel, Annie Leibovitz, Craig McDean, Mario Testino and more, paired with images of the actual exhibitions, the Vogue shoots they inspired and the annual celebrity-filled galas.

The book, available from September 23, is edited by Chloe Malle and features a foreword by the Met's director,Thomas P.Campbell and an introduction by Anna Wintour.



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