Punk-Inspired Capsule Collection by Moda Operandi
Fashion enthusiasts that can appreciate a “punk” theme would be glad to know that this year’s Costume Institute Gala boasts the “Punk: Chaos to Couture” theme. The event will be held at the Metropolitan Museum, and it begins on May 9 carrying on until August 14. Online American fashion retailer Moda Operandi will bring together famed designers and fashion houses such as Vivienne Westwood, Thom Browne, Dolce & Gabanna, Givenchy and more, in order to create the marvelous lines to be presented during the exhibition. Sources say that the pieces will have price tags ranging from $100 to $13,000, and we will now present some of the collection’s highlights.
The Embellished George V Tote is brought to you by Givenchy, and it features cone stud embellishments along with stud-buttoned belts, two flat top handles, two interior pockets and an exposed zip pocked boasting a designer-stamped tag. The price for this beauty is $3,750.
The I Love NY Studded Tee is made in the USA by Eddie Borgo, and it flaunts stud decorations all over. The product is made out of 100% cotton, and it comes with a price tag of $9995.
The Studded Helmet with Feathers is a truly unique creation, and it was sketched out by Albertus Swanepoel. The helmet is made in New York, and it features metal spike studs, duck feathers and a patent brim with wool-felt base, all for a price of $4,375.
The Leather Chandelier boasts a harness-inspired design made by Fleet Ilya. Featuring gold-tone brass grommets, the chandelier is hand-made, and it can be a fixed using a heavy-duty brass plate. This London-made piece can be yours for $4,480.
Last but not least, the USA-made Gold Plated Hand Paper Weight is truly spectacular. It represents a gold-plated sculptural skeleton palm, and it was made by Loha Vete. The price: $2000.