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Five decades of serious shopping can lead to many things: waning closet space,
The 600 articles, garments from the likes of Karl Lagerfeld, Lanvin, Halston, Christian Dior, and Alexander McQueen, among others, were previously featured in the “Rare Bird of Fashion: The Irreverent Iris Apfel’’ exhibit, which was curated and debuted at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2005 before making the rounds on the museum circuit. After the show went to the Peabody Essex, Apfel became enamored with the small but forward-thinking museum, hence her decision to donate to them over the Met. We are scheduling our field trip to Salem immediately, and will spend the ride up there speculating on what will fill her newly reclaimed closet space.
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