Symposia

Undressing the Fashionable Myth Symposium

The founders of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture established an exclusive trade union in 1868 made up of fashion houses that produced one of a kind garments of the highest quality for their clients – haute couture. These days, the phrase haute couture is nothing more than a buzzword and is often used … Continue reading

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Exhibitions

American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity

May 5, 2010–August 15, 2010 Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall, 2nd floor Learn more about a two-day symposium hosted by the Brooklyn Museum and The Costume Institute at the Met. American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity, is the first Costume Institute exhibition drawn exclusively from the newly established Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at … Continue reading