"For me, it was interesting to see how black has evolved from being the color of exclusivity, worn primarily by noble families, to today’s popular, democratizing choice for modern wardrobes. (A shift due in no small part to Chanel and her revolutionary little black dress from 1926.) Elsewhere, there are the odd brilliant flashes of gold, silver and white — but all in all the show, is a true ode to noir."
Rad Hourani to the NY Times "T" Magazine blog
From Givenchy Haute Coutue to exquisite pieces by Yohji Yamamoto, Raf Simons, Ann Demuelemeester, Viktor and Rolf, this "Master Of Black" exhibit uses the reductive power of a black palette to unify the work of a diverse range of fashion designers. Love the mix of the legendary names with the emerging forces at the companion exhibit at the store RA in association with the MOMU..