Charles James is being celebrated at this year's Costume Institute exhibition and Gala. See all of the stars on the red carpet, read our interviews with those who knew and understood him best, and don't miss's comprehensive guide to the master couturier and his career.

Discovering Charles James

Ball gowns galore on the Met Gala red carpet

Charles James A to Z

Everything you need to know about
the star of this year's ball

Zac Posen

Charles James' spiritual heir reflects on the couturier's influence and legacy

Homer Layne

Charles James' loyal assistant looks back
on his time with the couturier

Harold Koda

The curator-in-charge of The Costume Institute
discusses the genius of Charles James, and why his story
is one worth telling

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