Exhibits

FASHION INSTITUTE EXHIBITS MOORE'S MOONLIGHT Two wooden puppets engage in a furious game of tug-of-war with a pocket watch. A sparkling diamond ring is suspended by a large pair of tongs leaning against a stark block of ice. A fat log stuck with the pocket knife some heartsick youngster used to carve "I love you" inside a crude heart serves as the backdrop for heart-shaped diamond rings placed carefully on a forest path. These animated scenes stir powerful surprise, sentiment and appreciation for the beauty and uniqueness of the jewelry, and they are among the more than 5,000 magical and sometimes surreal images Gene Moore designed for Tiffany &Co.'s five windows on Fifth Avenue in New York City. The engineering of Moore's designs left 40 years of passersby captivated ­ including Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's, munching a doughnut and peering into
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