New York Fashion, Costumes, and Textiles

New York Fashion, Costumes, and Textiles Collection Unparalleled for their splendor, documentation, and extraordinary level of preservation, the 27,000 objects of the Costume Collection not only chronicle the stylistic evolution of our nation’s fashion capital, but proffer an intimate insight into the social history of its populace. Its holdings betray the aspirational nature of fashion, … 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