Since many of us have been living in our comfy clothes over the last few months, we thought a peek at some of the fashionistas and fashionistas in our collection would be a nice break from the norm. So take a moment to envision yourself at a packed, celebrity-filled fashion show. The lights come up on the runway, the music starts thumping, and here come the models!

Girl in White, William Merritt Chase, (Williamsburg (now Nineveh), Indiana, 1849–1916, New York, New York), Oil on fabric, 84 3/8 in. x 40 in. (214.31 cm x 101.6 cm), Bequest of Edwin C. Shaw, 1955.16.
Gentleman Walking a Tightrope, Yinka Shonibare CBE, (London, England, 1962 — ), Mannequin, Dutch wax printed cotton textile, rope , 89 1/2 x 122 x 45 1/4 in. (227.33 x 309.88 x 114.94 cm), The Mary S. and Louis S. Myers Endowment Fund for Painting and Sculpture, Rory and Dedee O’Neil Acquisition Fund, The Richard and Alita Rogers Family Foundation, and Museum Acquisition Fund, 2014.50
Carmen in John Fredericks Hat, Kathryn Abbe, (Brooklyn, New York, 1919–2014, Brookville, New York), Gelatin silver print, 11 5/8 in. x 10 1/4 in. (29.53 cm x 26.04 cm), Gift of the artist, 1998.31
Din, Une Tres Belle Negresse 1, Mickalene Thomas, (Camden, New Jersey, 1971 — ), Chromogenic print, 59 x 48 in. (149.9 x 121.9 cm), Museum Acquisition Fund, 2016.14

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