DEATH BECOMES HER: A CENTURY OF MOURNING ATTIRE AT ANNA WINTOUR COSTUMER CENTER, THE MET

Cover photo courtesy of © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, by Karin Willis “Mourning Ensemble”, 1870-1872, Black silk crape, black mousseline. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Martha Woodward Weber, 1930 (2009.300.633a,b) Veil, ca. 1875. Black silk crape. …

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OKTOBERFEST AT BLAUE GANS

    OKTOBERFEST at Blaue Gans     Kurt Gutenbrunner’s convivial Tribeca eatery, Blaue Gans, will be THE place to celebrate Oktoberfest this year.   From September 20th through the end of October, guests can enjoy special German Oktoberfest beers as well as food specials including pork roast, dumplings, sauerkraut, a variety of schnitzel, a famous …

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