Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty
May 5 @ 10:00 am– 5:00 pm
$30 (suggested), $17/students, free/ages 12 & under
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Sun-Tue & Thu 10 am–5 pm, Fri & Sat 10 am–9 pm
See highlights from Karl Lagerfeld’s extraordinary collections for Chloé, Fendi, Chanel and more in Costume Institute’s dramatic 2023 exhibition. will examine the work of Karl Lagerfeld (1933–2019). Look for aesthetic themes in the German-born designer’s stylistic vocabulary that appear time and again in his fashions from the 1950s to his final collection in 2019.
Most of the approximately 150 pieces on display are accompanied by Lagerfeld’s sketches, providing insight into his complex creative process and the collaborative relationships with his premières, or head seamstresses.