The Museum at FIT
Time Out says
Posted: Thu Mar 29 2012
The Fashion Institute of Technology owns one of the largest and most impressive collections of clothing, textiles and accessories in the world, including some 50,000 costumes and fabrics dating from the 5th century to the present. Overseen by fashion historian Valerie Steele, the museum showcases a selection from the permanent collection, as well as temporary exhibitions focusing on individual designers or the role fashion plays in society.
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The Museum at FIT examines the phenomenon of fashion crazes from industry developments that sped up the cycle, to the variety of sources that have given rise to trends in the past 250 years. Investigate the Depression-era obsession with glamour, the exoticism...