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CRISIS AS CATALYST IN SYSTEMS OF DRESS- More selected abstracts

Below is another glimpse into the kind of papers that will be presented this coming Saturday May 7th at The Annual Research Symposium of the Fashion and Textiles: History, Theory, Museum Practice Program at FIT’s School of Graduate Studies. NEW WOMEN, NEW … Continue reading

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CRISIS AS CATALYST IN SYSTEMS OF DRESS- Selected abstracts

Following are some of the fascinating papers which will be presented this coming Saturday May 7th at The Annual Research Symposium of the Fashion and Textiles: History, Theory, Museum Practice Program at FIT’s School of Graduate Studies. CONSTRUCTING A SOVIET NARRATIVE: … Continue reading

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The Annual Research Symposium- Crisis as Catalyst in Systems of Dress

Crisis as Catalyst in Systems of Dress Please join the students of the Fashion and Textiles: History, Theory, Museum Practice Program at FIT’s School of Graduate Studies for their  Annual Research Symposium this coming Saturday May 7th.   Fashion’s ability to mirror society is … Continue reading

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CSA National Symposium 2014: Day 4

The last day of the symposium ties with Day 1 as the most impactful day of the symposium, for me. Rachel M. Sullivan, from Oregon State University presented on a comparison she worked on with Elaine L. Pederson about Western College’s … Continue reading

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CSA National Symposium 2014: Day 2

The second day of the symposium seemed to go so quickly and was packed with so much information that I find it hard to create a neat package of information. The day began with a panel on the history of … Continue reading

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CSA National Symposium 2014: Day 1

Here in Baltimore, MD it is the first day of the symposium and there is already so much to cover. As a new member of the Costume Society of America (CSA) there were plenty of veteran members to answer questions and … Continue reading

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Clara Bow: The Rise and Fall of the Fashionable Flapper

It’s happening tomorrow! Join us for Modes of Modernity, a symposium held by the  Fashion and Textiles Studies program at FIT. Here is another example of the kind of research students will share. We know you don’t want to miss it. Come … Continue reading

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Modesty in Fashion: Dress Reform in Modern Orthodox Judaism

Tomorrow is the symposium held by the students of the Fashion and Textiles Studies program at FIT. Here is another fascinating paper that will be presented, this time by Paula Sim, a contributor to this blog. We hope to see you … Continue reading

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A Well Controlled Body: Constructing The New American Woman of Fashion 1900-1940

Two more days…. Saturday is the annual symposium of the Fashion and Textiles Studies program at FIT. Here is one more paper that will be presented. We hope to see you there. The event is free and open to the public. … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Elspeths: Forgotten Couturières and their Impact on Modern Fashion

Next Saturday the Fashion and Textiles Studies program at FIT will hold their annual symposium. To get you excited, we will share some of the papers that will be presented in the week to come.  We hope to see you there. The … Continue reading

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