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Then & Now

(left) Yayoi Kusama with Infinity Mirror Room — Phalli’s Field, Castellane Gallery, New York, 1965 / Image courtesy: Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo / © Yayoi Kusama, Yayoi Kusama Studio inc. (right) Designer: Masha Reva, photograph: Synchrodogs, style:Julie Pelipas, model: Lola … Continue reading

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(left) Lady Curzon, in Charles Fredrick Worth ‘Peacock Dress’, 1902-3. Oil on Canvas, attributed to William Logsdail, English (1859-1844). (right) Mary Jane Russell in Dior  gown. Photograph: Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Harper’s Bazaar, October 1951.

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(left) Paul Poiret, 1911. The Costume Institute, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, from the exhibition ‘The King of Fashion.’ (right) Natalia Grzybowski ‘Hybrid Collection,’ Spring Summer 2012. http://natalia-grzybowski.blogspot.co.nz/

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Today’s Then & Now was put together by Cassidy Zachary. Cassidy recently graduated from the program and will start a job in New Mexico, where she will oversee a collection of costume and textiles. It means she is leaving NY! … Continue reading

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fellow classmate Tracy Jenkins sent in this timely Then & Now. Tracy recently presented her paper on the style and transformation of Opera singer Maria Callas at the Fashion & Music symposium in FIT. (left) singer Maria Callas, 1960. (right) … Continue reading

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(left) Models Dorian Leigh and Evelyn Tripp in Clair McCardell’s wool jersey dresses, photograph by Irving Penn, Vogue 1950. (right) John Galliano for Dior Haute Couture,  Fall 2008-2009 I particularly love these two images together because it reflects the identity … Continue reading

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(left) Marie Antoinette queen of France,  1779. By Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (1755 –1842). (right) Kate Moss at the Ritz in Paris. Photographer: Tim Walker, styling: Grace Coddington. Vogue, April, 2012.

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