We are always amazed at the collections at the Met and other museums but it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that the reason these outfits still look so fabulous is that they’re maintained by an army of conservators. Here’s a video that give us a glimpse of what goes on behind the scenes in the Met’s Fashion Lab:
This is an interesting little video that we came across while researching something completely different (a not unusual occurrence). One of the featured items is a dress that was created in 1922 by Paul Poiret. Check it out!
Oh, and here’s the dress: