In the Mood: 1940s

http://www.phxart.org/exhibition/exhibitioninthemood.php Ellman Fashion Design Gallery April 3, 2010 – August 15, 2010 Strong-shouldered suits with hats and gloves, and slinky, draped gowns recall the glamour of 1940s fashion. Wartime rationing created restrictions on the amount of material which could be used in a garment, and fostered an atmosphere of patriotic ingenuity and understatement. Women were … Continue reading


Child’s Play: A Children’s Fashion Story

Fashion on Main February 19 – May 7, 2010 Children’s clothing today embodies abundance. It is reflective of a variety of activities, emerging personalities and development milestones, while still being colorful, creative and fun. At what other point in life can one wear tulle, stripes, appliqued jersey and polka dots together? Today many parents let … Continue reading