Charles James: Beyond Fashion opened recently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on the upper east side of Manhattan. The show is a must-see for not only those interested in fashion, but also art. James' creations are works of art that he created meticulously.
Each garment includes a text description as well as a look into how the garment was designed. His dresses are like sculpture made for wear. Some are very detailed in their construction and may look very simple, but have a unique twist that makes them unique.
Return to the past and discover some well crafted clothing that gives a nod to civility.