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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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August Treasure of the Month

Lucile Ltd. wedding dress sketches Lucile was the professional name of Lady Duff Gordon (1863-1935), one of the first British fashion designers to attain an international reputation.  Rising to fame near the turn of the 20th century she opened branches … Continue reading

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