When Art And Fashion Collide

Gallery View: Clothes for Heroes. Photo contributed

Punk: Chaos to Couture, the current exhibit at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum, transported me back to CBGB. Pulsating images of dancers and blaring music recreate the atmosphere of the club where punk ruled. In the mid -’70s, when punk was born in New York and London, this fashion statement prevailed. Of course it was really an anti-fashion statement.

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