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Then&Now

(left) Evening dress, Lanvin-Castillo, 1954-55. Collection of The Costume Institute, MET. (right) “Snowflake” evening dress, Alexander McQueen, Fall 2008. Collection of the Museum at FIT. Advertisements

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From Rags to Riches- Israeli fashion rediscovered

As a teenager, and later as a fashion-design student, I always looked to European and American designers for inspiration and fashion direction. The fashion of my homeland, Israel, seemed poor and mundane, it didn’t seem to offer anything new and … Continue reading

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Mr. Long says: get a masters degree

Earlier this year The Metropolitan Museum of Art held a two-day symposium celebrating the exhibition American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity and the historic collection-sharing program between the Met and the Brooklyn Museum. One of the Speakers was Timothy Long, the … Continue reading

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