"Fashion and Technology"

The Museum at FIT , Chelsea Friday March 29 2013 12:00 - 20:00
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Black velvet evening dress with contrast deep green satin CF neckline insert, pointed side panels and large CF hemline bow; decollete sweetheart neckline with narrow shoulder straps; closely fitted floor-length sheath with trumpet hem; diagonal RB zipper
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Black velvet evening dress with contrast deep green satin CF neckline insert, pointed side panels and large CF hemline bow; decollete sweetheart neckline with narrow shoulder straps; closely fitted floor-length sheath with trumpet hem; diagonal RB zipper
 (Photograph: Smiljana Peros)
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The "Cyber Suit," hooded nylon/spandex knit catsuit printed with "Op-art" circle pattern in gold, olive, purple and gray, engineered to body contours; square back appliqué panel with "cyber" face; padded shoulders; attached feet with open toe; CF exposed
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This display looks at innovations that altered the course of fashion, from game changers like the sewing machine and synthetic fibers to modern developments such as fashion-design software and globalized production. Featuring 18th- to 21st-century examples from the museum's collection, the exhibit highlights materials and accessories alongside pieces by designers including Elsa Schiaparelli and André Courrèges.
Venue name: The Museum at FIT
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Address: 227 W 27th St
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10001
Opening hours: Tue–Fri noon–8pm, Sat 10am–5pm
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