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MODERN METROPOLIS: The New York Skyline in Textile Design, 1890-1940

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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Symposium: Modes of Modernity

  We are so thrilled about the topic of this year’s annual symposium organized by the students of FIT’s MA program Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice. The students will explore modernity and modernism in 20th century fashion in eleven … Continue reading

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Downtown, Uptown: From the Dry Goods Store to the Palace of Consumption- Part I

This is a two parts post,  presented first in May 2013 at the our annual symposium. In 1835, the wealthy merchant Seabury Tredwell bought the house on 29 East Fourth Street in New York City. “The elegance and beauty of this … Continue reading

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Serendipity with Ari Seth Cohen

 By Fiona Tedds A couple of months ago, I had the pleasure of visiting my friend the actress Harriet Walter who was performing at the Bard Graduate Center. She had compiled a book of amazing photographs of older women and whilst we … Continue reading

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