Monthly Archives: April 2012

Fashion & Music Symposium- The Art of Exaggeration: the Fashion & Costume of Gaby Deslys

The Art of Exaggeration: the Fashion & Costume of Gaby Deslys By Cassidy Zachary In her day, music-hall performer Gaby Deslys (literally “of the Lilies”) was one of the most internationally celebrated stars of the WWI era, and one of … Continue reading

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Fashion & Music Symposium- Callas Behavior: Fashion and the Making of a Diva

Callas Behavior: Fashion and the Making of a Diva By Tracy Jenkins Christened “La Divina” by critics for her remarkable voice, Maria Callas personified what is still thought of today as The Diva. She remains, even after her death, one … Continue reading

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Fashioning DIY & Craft Revivalism- Panel Discussion

Tuesday, May 1st from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm Theresa Lang Student Center 55 W 13th Street, 2nd Floor New York NY 10011 This afternoon panel will discuss the role of DIY and craft movements in international contexts, focusing on … Continue reading

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On This Fashion Day…

Do you ever wake up and wonder what was happening in fashion on that exact day 30, 40, or 100 years ago? Well I do, which is why I’ve started “On This Fashion Day”! Today’s entry is actually “On This … Continue reading

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Then & Now

(left) Wool and silk dress, Geoffrey Beene, Spring/Summer 1992.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Geoffrey Beene, 2001. 2001.393.108 (right) Dress,  Common Raven, designed by Rachel Cohen. Spring/Summer 2012.

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Fashion & Music Symposium- Kind of Blue: The Changing Music and Personal Style of Miles Davis

Kind of Blue: The Changing Music and Personal Style of Miles Davis By Alex Joseph Miles Davis (1926-1991), one of the most influential jazz artists of all time, had a long, extremely productive career, featuring 67 studio albums.  For the … Continue reading

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Two-Part Harmony: Fashion & Music

We are thrilled to invite you to our program’s annual symposium. This year papers will address the special relationship between fashion and music. In the next couple of weeks we will post the abstracts of the papers to give you … Continue reading

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