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We are SO excited for this year’s Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum. The evening is one of our favorite red carpet nights of the entire year, and with this year’s theme being punk, we’re in heaven. Just imagine the gowns! While we’re swimming through visions of pyramid spikes and creatively utilized safety pins, the exhibition, PUNK: Chaos to Couture, just keeps getting more and more amazing. Just today, runway-to-retail giant Moda Operandi announced that not only will it be sponsoring the exhibit, but M’O will also be creating an exclusive high fashion capsule collection based on the themes explored within it. Founder Lauren Santo Domingo told WWD that the collection will “offer women the opportunity to capture the spirit of punk with pieces that balance high fashion and rebellion.”
So what does this mean exactly? Prepare to start drooling immediately. The collection will include punk-inspired clothing, accessories, and objets d’art designed by 12 of some of fashion’s biggest names. Rodarte, Givency, Prabal Gurung, Balmain,Dolce & Gabbana all got in on the action, designing capes, dresses, and, of course, various studded items. No word yet on what the price point of the capsule collection will be, but it will be available on Moda Operandi starting on May 2.