Michelle Obama Inaugurates New Met Costume Center

May 06, 2014, 09:09 AM IST
Vogue editor Anna Wintour, Metropolitan Museum director Thomas Campbell and museum president Emily Rafferty, looks on as first lady Michelle Obama cuts the ribbon at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
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Vogue editor Anna Wintour, Metropolitan Museum director Thomas Campbell and museum president Emily Rafferty, looks on as first lady Michelle Obama cuts the ribbon at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

First lady Michelle Obama, left, and Metropolitan Museum of Art president Emily Rafferty, right, applaud Vogue editor Anna Wintour at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
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First lady Michelle Obama, left, and Metropolitan Museum of Art president Emily Rafferty, right, applaud Vogue editor Anna Wintour at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Michelle Obama, left, takes honoree Anna Wintour's hand at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
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Michelle Obama, left, takes honoree Anna Wintour's hand at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

First lady Michelle Obama, right, and Vogue editor Anna Wintour appear at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
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First lady Michelle Obama, right, and Vogue editor Anna Wintour appear at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Fashion designer Tracy Reese arrives at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
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Fashion designer Tracy Reese arrives at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

A visitor tours the new Anna Wintour Costume Center at the Metropolitan Museum, featuring the inaugural exhibition `Charles James: Beyond Fashion,`in New York.
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A visitor tours the new Anna Wintour Costume Center at the Metropolitan Museum, featuring the inaugural exhibition `Charles James: Beyond Fashion,`in New York.

A 1953 clover leaf ball gown is featured in the inaugural exhibition `Charles James: Beyond Fashion,` at the new Anna Wintour Costume Center of the Metropolitan Museum, in New York.
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A 1953 clover leaf ball gown is featured in the inaugural exhibition `Charles James: Beyond Fashion,` at the new Anna Wintour Costume Center of the Metropolitan Museum, in New York.

Fashion designers Tommy Hilfiger, left, and Diane von Furstenberg appear at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
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Fashion designers Tommy Hilfiger, left, and Diane von Furstenberg appear at a dedication ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.