Remembering Arnold Scaasi

A week ago today, the fashion world lost designer Arnold Scaasi (1930-2015), whose gowns have been seen on the red carpet and on First Ladies from Mamie Eisenhower to Laura Bush. Scaasi is best known for his outrageously theatrical looks for sixties... Read Article ››

Vivienne Tam Mao dress, 1995

  Mao Dress detailVivienne Tam Spring/Summer 1995 Museum Purchase 2007.5.2 Vivienne Tam's (b. 1958) Mao collection was a breakout success. Though she'd been designing under her own name since the early 1980s, it was her irreverent garments... Read Article ››