Chaos: Punk to Couture Exhibit.



Last week I took a quick trip to NYC so that I can visit The Met for the Chaos: Punk to Couture exhibition as a Polvyore community correspondent! It was a total experience as we were treated to a VIP tour of the exhibition with Moda Operandi x Polyvore. We saw firsthand the amazing pieces by some of the best designers/labels like; Burberry, Moschino, Vivienne Westwood, Maison Martin Margiela, and many more. The exhibition showed how punk has influenced high fashion today and how everyday items like safety pins were a big part of the punk movement. It was an era of DIY- where they liked to add certain elements to their look like rips, patches, holes, safety pins, etc. to make themselves stand out.

After the 1+ hour tour, we then headed to the Moda Operandi offices so that we could take a closer look at some of the Punk to Couture pieces!

Is the punk era inspiring to you as far as fashion goes? Do tell!
Enjoy the photos!

| Outside the Met | It was my first time visiting the Met, and although we were only there to check out the Chao: Punk to Couture exhibition, I’m making it a goal to go back to check out the whole museum. It was mind-blowing!

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Visiting the Moda Operandi offices!

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At the Met with Polyvore and Moda Operandi


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  1. Nesrin Comment #1

    Beautiful photos. Thanks a lot for sharing.


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  2. Julissa Perez Comment #2

    Yes the punk influences are everywhere in fashion even though we may not think of it! for instance studded purses and shoes like your Valentino ones are everywhere. It has been trending for sometime now and it looks like its here to stay! Enjoy your visit in Barcelona cant wait for pictures!

  3. Cory Scott Comment #3

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  4. Cintya Comment #4

    Love the whole vibe of this!
    Thanks for sharing!

  5. Kate Comment #5

    That ‘Rebel of the Ball’ top is so badass. Can’t wait to see the show…went to the Vivienne Westwood show at the V&A in London a few years ago and it was beyond inspiring.

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  6. Eline Comment #6

    Hi Jules!
    I was wondering, will you be getting the Viva La Moda tee, the Off Duty sweatshirt and the Dream Believe Achieve sweatshirt back in stock anytime soon?

    Love your blog!

  7. Inna Comment #8

    Seems like such a great exhibit! I think the details from the punk era are so incredible and out of the box; however I tend to gravitate more towards the 50’s & 60’s. I think the looks were so classic, streamlined and chic! It was a time period that really embraced women and their beauty!

  8. jamie-lee Comment #9

    Wow the exhibition looks amazing! Such great photos x

  9. Code Overdressed Comment #10

    Oh lucky you! Thanks for sharing with us a bit of the fab expo, punk has definitely inspired me specially when it comes to night out looks! Everything looks amazing!

    Cee. ♥
    Code Overdressed

  10. FripperyVintage Comment #11

    Can’t wait, I’ll be in NYC next week and the Met is one of my first stops.

  11. fashionaltitude Comment #12

    This is quite impressive to realize the impact of the punk culture on nowadays high end fashion . I am not that much into it, though I am a big fan of the stranglers scarry looks and music!. I prefer the 60’s and the 70’s, more flattering for women’s figure.
    Thanks for sharing . Do you know there is a chance the exhibition will travel throughout big cites and stop at let’s say Paris?. I would definitely go and visit it.
    xo from Fashionaltitude in Paris.

  12. Jennifer Comment #13

    Looks like an awesome exhibit!

    xo Jennifer

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  15. jaclyn Comment #16

    such cool inspiration shots!

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  16. Ashley Comment #17

    Ohhh the studs <3 Ohh those shoes!!

    xo Ashley

  17. Juliette Laura Comment #18

    Ahhh so so cool! I did a piece on the MFA the other day, love art museums! Especially when they focus on Fashion!

    Juliette Laura

  18. Lolita Comment #19
  19. Diana Comment #20

    Awesome photos!!! I love that this years them was punk. Love all the studding!!

    xoxo, Diana ☠

  20. Raquel Comment #21

    Cool!! I love that kind of style

  21. Sam Comment #22

    Ahhh I still haven’t gone yet. I cannot wait to go. Everyone has said it was so cool.

  22. Pilis's Style Comment #23

    This looks so good! The jacket is killing it!

  23. maria paty Comment #24
  24. Shanon Comment #25

    Loving these edgy pieces!


  25. Erica Comment #26

    Kinda love that rebel top

  26. Veloria in Velvet Comment #27

    Yes, I definitely think punk inspires some of my fashion choices :) I’m obsessed with spikes and studs…love tartan and plaid…and anything distressed becomes my favorite!!

    Veloria in velvet

  27. Emily Hall Comment #28

    Looks so lovely!

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  29. The Fashion Panda Comment #30

    Such cool and beautiful stuff!

  30. McKenzie Comment #31

    Loving the ‘Rebel of the Ball’ top!

  31. State beauty Comment #32

    I love your “Rebel of the ball” t-shirt!! It’s amazing!!

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  33. Eva Comment #34

    This looks so amazing! xx

  34. Eva Comment #35

    This looks so amazing! xx

  35. Coralie de Made In SisterS Comment #36

    it’s amazing!!!!!!! i like <3

  36. Sasa Comment #37

    love some of the pieces, others are a it to much for me.

  37. Maria Inês Ribeiro Comment #38

    amazing photos! love the clothes!

  38. Camille Comment #39

    Amazing stuff

  39. Camille Comment #40

    Amazing stuff

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  41. Rita Magalhães Comment #42

    love lovelove the photos! thanks for sharing xx

  42. Katerina Comment #43

    I was actually just there this past weekend!! Loved the exhibit!! Beautiful pieces that are on display there!! I myself have always had a grunge/punk/rock look, and still have it, just a little more refined 😉

  43. Maria Comment #44

    I miss the days when you explored fashion like this yet still wore amazing forever21 finds that everyone wished they had an eye for. Your blog taught me that it was ok to be bored of trends, bring old trends back for a day or make you own. I can’t afford any of your outfit picks anymore and you’re not aimed for my demographics of fashion junkies. I guess we just get smaller looking down from the top. To the most stylish person I’ve wandered across on the blogosphere, so long.

  44. kendall Comment #45

    love these shots!! x

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  45. Andreina Comment #46

    I’m going tomorrow, cant wait. Can we take pictures to this exhibit? because they never let the people take any pictures.

  46. nahomi Comment #47

    i need that top that says rebel of the ball it looks so amazing !
    well all the pieces look amazing actually
    i wish i would have been able to attend but living in california doesnt allow it !
    i hope to meet you one day since we live so close to eachother [:

  47. Juliesway Comment #48

    Those shoes are so special, i love the idea.

  48. Jessica Jane van Wyk Comment #49

    I think the punk movement is amazing – I love how an element of punk can add so much to an outfit. Spike, for example, can add that edge that an outfit may need. I can only take it in small doses though. I wrote a post on the Met Gala that was celebrating this exhibition if you have the chance to check it out

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  51. Heather Comment #52

    Many thanks for utilizing time to publish “Chaos: Punk to Couture Exhibit.
    | Sincerely Jules”. Thanks a ton once more -Ada