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Clothed in the Cosmos: Astronomy in Textile & Fashion Design, 1920-1945

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 event … Continue reading

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Then & Now

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Guest Post: Schiaparelli’s Shock Tactics (Part II)

By Victoria Pass Today’s post is by Victoria Pass, she received her PhD from the University of Rochester in May 2011 and she is currently teaching at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her dissertation, Strange Glamour, examines fashion and … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Schiaparelli’s Shock Tactics (Part I)

By Victoria Pass Today’s post is by Victoria Pass, she received her PhD from the University of Rochester in May 2011 and she is currently teaching at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her dissertation, Strange Glamour, examines fashion and … Continue reading

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Then&Now

(left) Wallis Simpson, The Duchess of Windsor, in Elsa Schiaparelli’s Lobster Dress, 1937. (right) Isabella Blow in Philip Treacy.

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