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Best Photos of the Met’s Poignant “About Time” 2020 Fashion Exhibit

The first Monday in May 2021 has come and gone with no glamourous over-the-top Met Costume Institute Gala. Ugh! The good news is that this fall there will be a modified event. And the Mother of Them All is scheduled to return in May 2022. In the meantime, we’ve shared our favorite gowns from galas past. And now we’re sharing our best photos of the poignant and haunting “About Time: Fashion and Duration” 2020 exhibit at The Met in New York. Whether you saw it and want to relive it – or missed it due to the Great Lockdown – it was one of the most moving and beautiful of all. Here are some of highlights.

most stunning gowns and best looks from the red carpet at past iterations of the Costume Institute Gala at the Met Museum in New York

9 Stunning Gowns from the Red Carpet at Past Met Galas

The first Monday in May is the zenith of fashion life in Manhattan. That’s because every year that’s the night of the over-the-top fabulous Met Gala. Coronavirus robbed us of the fun of it for 2020. And in 2021, the event will happen in more subdued fashion this fall. To hold us over until next May, we’re doing a throwback. Our correspondent Meredith Lepore is sharing her edit of the 9 most stunning gowns and best looks from the red carpet at past iterations of the Costume Institute Gala at the Met Museum in New York. Imagine what they’ll do next time!

Expert tips from pet parents on what you need and what you need to know before adopting a new puppy, including timing and essential supplies

11 Expert Tips on Not Going Berserk When you Adopt a New Puppy

The purchase and adoption of “pandemic puppies” has definitely been a Thing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re tempted to bring home your own little bundle of joy, having seen your friends and family do so successfully in the past 18 months, here are some tips from recent and experienced puppy parents that you need to know. We just brought home an adorable puppy last month, and these are the things we wish someone had told us! Eleven expert tips from pet parents on what you need and what you need to know before adopting a new puppy, including timing and essential supplies.

best photos and favorite works of art from a visit to the new 2021 Yayoi Kusama sculpture exhibit at New York Botanical Garden

9 Best Works to See at the 2021 Botanical Garden Kusama Exhibit

The most talked-about art exhibit of the spring season in New York this year isn’t happening at the Met. Or the Whitney. Or the MoMA. Nope, you’ll  have to head north to take part in the “it” exhibition of the season. KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature has arrived at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) in the Bronx. And it’s a must-see. Here are our best photos and favorite works of art from the 2021 Yayoi Kusama exhibit at New York Botanical Garden, a perfect outdoor sculpture installation to catch while you can.