If you are not familiar with these fabulous fashion exhibits, we shall give you the run down. FIT organized two exhibitions titled “Fashion, A-Z: Highlights from the Collection of the Museum at FIT” and part two is currently on display. The presentation is set up in The Fashion and Textile History Gallery where 50,000 garments and 30,000 textiles from the museum’s vast collection have been meticulously combed through to bring together the best of the best for your enjoyment.
The exhibit focuses on contemporary fashion and accessories since the collection is bursting with pieces from the 20th and 21st centuries. Distinctively, the fashions on display are not organized in chronological order, but rather alphabetically. Museum curators wanted to provide a new way of representing fashion to the varied viewers. By arranging it this way they feel that visitors get a better
Stop by and take a peek at some of the one-of-a-kind pieces such as a silk embroidered organza evening dress by Oscar de la Renta for Balmain, or the blue and white stripped silk and cotton dress designed by Raf Simons for Jil Sander (all of which we’re dying to get our hands on!)
Fashion, A-Z: Highlights from the Collection of the Museum at FIT, Part Two
Fashion & Textile History Gallery
May 23 – November 10, 2012