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.
|Venue name:||The Museum at FIT|
227 W 27th St
|Opening hours:||Tue–Fri noon–8pm, Sat 10am–5pm|
|Transport:||Subway: 1 to 28th St|