New York’s Met Museum celebrates punk’s influence on fashion

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) – With their black leather, studded jackets, ripped jeans, bondage trousers and messages of rebellion and anarchy, punks from the 1970s probably never envisioned that a major museum would be celebrating their influence on fashion 40 years later. But the Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art is doing just that with a new exhibition, “Punk: Chaos to Couture,” that opens on May 9 and runs through August 14. … USA, LLC