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Let’s agree that taking the word “real” out of real life crosses our mind more times than we like to admit. Insert the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) to fairy godmother us for a few hours. From January 15-April 16, 2016, enchantment comes to real life in the NYC exhibition. Featuring 80+ objects, fairy tales are explored through the rabbit hole of high fashion and couture. Fantastical designers such as Dolce and Gabbana, Tom Ford, Marchesa, Alexander McQueen, Prada, Rodarte and others bring our princess-wishes to life across 4 themed sections: Forest, Castle, Sea and Parallel Worlds.

Standing ovations at the respected Sundance movie festival are not to be glossed over with a “will see it on Netflix” attitude. So on Friday, November 5, expect to see movie theatres filled with fashion girls who covet of 50’s fashion, dream of New York romances and become intoxicated with the charm of love. Soft-spoken Ellis Lacey (played by Saoirse Ronan) moves to New York from Ireland in hopes of a (you guessed it): better life. The allure of the American Dream entraps her in shackles of homesickness until she meets Tony Cohen. In a tragic twist of fate, Ellis…

Once upon a time in a land far, far away, on a massive plateau surrounded by mountains and water lived some of the greatest dynasties in Indian history. Highly cultured kingdoms spun and re-spun their rich artistic heritage to create remarkable art and cultural references to be lusted over centuries later. Dazzling visitors at The Met Museum in New York from April 20, 2015 – July 26, 2015 with Indian, Persian, Portugese and Ethiopian influences, viewers indulge in expensive kalamkari tapestries, miniature marble paintings and a display of diamonds – some of the largest ever found – that originated in…