At the bottom of the Met Gala invitation sent every spring is a small size inscription but very important: code dressed. By 2020, for “Camp: Note about the mode,” it was learned trivial. By 2021, for “in America: lexicon fashion,” it was American independence. And come on May 2, 2022, for “in America: a fashion anthology,” it will be gilded glamour plated white tie.
Oh yes. Dust from innocent times Edith Wharton and House of Mirth. 2022 Met Gala will ask the participants to realize the grandeur – and may be dikotomyi-of Gilded Age, New York. The period, which stretched from 1870 to 1890 (Mark Twain was credited with the term coining in 1873), was one of the previous prosperity, cultural change, and industrialization when the two skyscrapers and wealth seemed to appear overnight. Mrs. Astor and 400 he ruled a polite society until Vanderbils had just forced themselves. Thomas Edison’s lamp ball, patented in 1882, the Alit first built the New York Times and then the whole city. Alexander Graham Bell 1876 The phone makes instant communication – and creates a demand for operators to humans, leads one of the first mass waves of women to work. Wages skyrocketed past them in Europe (though, when Jacob Riis was arrested in how half of life, far from all those who benefited). Architect McKim, Mead, and White Build Beaux Arts Building up and down Fifth Avenue, beautify the city in its process. And in 1893, Vogue was established with the mission of issuance “the cultural point of view cultivated.” Original shareholders include Cornelius Vanderbilt, Peter Cooper Hewitt, and John E. Parsons – the last names are still living in New York to this day.
For echelon above, mode during that period is an advantage. Thanks to innovation recently from steam-powered electrical and steam looms, fabric becomes faster and cheaper to produce. As a result, female dresses often display a combination of many textiles, such as satin, silk, velvet, and the edges, all decorated with over-the-top texture such as lace, bow, frills, and ruffles. (Edict is not official? Increasing, the better.)
Rich colors and deep jewelry tones. Lighter colors are only used only at home because they are not practical while walking on the streets of New York. Hats are a must when it comes out and is often decorated with fur. (In fact, the Audubon community was founded in 1895 in response to the protection of birds from the milliner trade that the hustle and bustle must be large enough to host all tea services. However, in the 1890s, they faded from fashion, replaced by goat meat arms, skirts Bell-shaped, and pompadour hairstyle. This aesthetic is only popularized by Illustrator Charles Fund Gibson, which illustration of the pen-and ink from Gibson Girls was very popular in publications and advertising.
It is not to say that all Gilded Age fashion modes are formal. When recreational activities such as cycling and tennis become popular among the heeled sets, sports, for the first time, become an integral part of a person’s wardrobe. Many women adopt an ensemble shirt – or a long skirt paired with feminine blouses – which allows more easily movements, because it might be best exemplified by John Sargent singer portraits in 1897 from Gilded Age Socialite Edith Minturn.
But the party, ball, and Soirées issued the most luxurious style they have seen this country. Opera, which is often visited by echelon above, has a strict dress code: a woman wearing a tulle dress that exposes their décolletage, luxurious fleece cloak, and elbow long gloves, while men wear top hats. In the 1880s also saw the arrival of tuxedos in America. (The urban legend has it that a man named James Potter wears a design that comes from English to the Country-Club ball in Tuxedo Park – hence the name of the lawsuit style.)
Time will only notify how the guests interpreted the Met Gala 2022 dress code when they arrived at the multi-storey museum on the first Monday in May. However, for those who still reflect on their clothes – maybe we should end the quotation, written about the Countess Olenska Ethereal without stopping, from Edith Wharton is an innocence era: “Everything about him glittering and glittering gently as if the dress has been woven gently . Get out of the candle beam, and he brought his head high, like a beautiful woman challenging rivals. “