Category Archives: Exhibition

Patrick Kelly’s One Seam Coat

As part of their current exhibition, Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is featuring a web tutorial on the construction of the designer’s one-seam coat. I analyzed Kelly’s technique and partnered with the PMA’s graphic design team to … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: Charles James: Beyond Fashion

This year, the Costume Institute has created a jewel box for colorful gems of silk and tulle designed by Charles James, the master manipulator of seams and an expert of controlled volume. The imaginative gowns, with names like “Cloverleaf” and … Continue reading

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Upcoming exhibitions of fashion

This fall season in NY is going to be an exciting one for those of us who love fashion. Here is a list of some of the upcoming exhibitions, if you know of any other please post it to our … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: Punk: Chaos to Couture

The punk aesthetic has always solicited strong reactions, for it seems that the music, the fashion and the lifestyle thrive only in moments of internal or external adversity. The latest exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has incited cries … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: Artist/Rebel/Dandy

With a turned leg, a pair of trousers displays the athletic curves of a calf. The garment, a tribute to fine tailoring, was constructed from broadcloth, a rich fabric that retains its shape despite its age. Though sedate and small, … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: Fortuny y Madrazo: An Artistic Legacy

Red, aqua and gold surround visitors at the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute, punctuated with swirls of silk turbans and gowns of apricot and cornflower blue. All is framed by Fortuny fabric, paintings, photographs and Fortuny lamps. A Delphos dress greets … Continue reading

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These Boots Are Made For Walking?

Our exhibition, Boots: The Height of Fashion, opened on March 4. And now comes the video… the talented Alex Joseph and Fiona Tedds, went out to the street, to find out how women today feel about their boots. Huetoo, FIT’s … Continue reading

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