"Stephen Burrows: When Fashion Danced"

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Photograph: Charles Tracy
Deanna Lambert in fringed dress, 1969
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Photograph: Charles Tracy
Naomi Sims in fringed leather ensemble, Fire Island, 1968
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Photograph: Charles Tracy
Jersey dresses with studded leather tops, 1970
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Photograph: Charles Tracy
Matte jersey dresses and separates, Fire Island, 1969
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Photograph: Charles Tracy
Pat Cleveland in jersey skirt and top with signature lettuce finishing, 1972
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Photograph: Francis Ing
Model Aria in Stephen Burrows, 1978
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Photograph: Charles Tracy
Actress Barbara Carrera (left) and model Karen Bjornson in matte jersey, color­block “train” dresses, 1973
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Photograph: Charles Tracy
Members of Stephen Burrows’s “commune” in the first collection of Stephen Burrows’ World for Henri Bendel, Central Park, 1970
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Photograph: Charles Tracy
Model Bonnie Bromfield in peasant look, 1969
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Photograph: Charles Tracy
Pat Cleveland, 1972
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Photograph: Charles Tracy
Pat Cleveland and Stephen Burrows, 1972
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Photograph: Charles Tracy
Pat Cleveland in halter­neck evening dress, 1972
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Photograph: Charles Tracy
Norma Jean Darden in two­piece wrap dress in matte jersey, 1972
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Photograph: Courtesy Stephen Burrows
Stephen Burrows’s illustration of lettuce­edge dresses for Coty fashion show, 1973
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Photograph: Courtesy Stephen Burrows
Illustration by Stephen Burrows, 1989
Museum of the City of New York, East Harlem Wednesday April 24 2013 10:00 - 18:00
Comprising photographs, original garments and artwork, this exhibit showcases the work of Stephen Burrows, one of the first breakout African-American fashion designers. The focus is on Burrows’s ’60s and ’70s styles that found admirers in icons like Cher and Diana Ross.
Venue name: Museum of the City of New York
Contact:
Address: 1220 Fifth Ave
New York

Cross street: between 103rd and 104th Sts
Opening hours: Daily 10am–6pm
Transport: Subway: 6 to 103rd St
Price: Suggested donation $10, seniors and students $6, children 12 and under free