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A Dreamer of Beautiful Things: A Conversation with Valentino and Fern Mallis
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A Dreamer of Beautiful Things: A Conversation with Valentino and Fern Mallis

Review of Fashion Icons: Valentino in Conversation with Fern Mallis by: Caroline McCauley What happens when two powerhouses in fashion come together? There’s a drama for domination till death. Case in point, the recent conversation titled “Fashion Icons: Valentino in Conversation with Fern Mallis” was more of tug-of-war game than a lighthearted reflection on the … Continue reading

A Woman Needs More than a Wrap Dress: Review of Diane Von Frustenberg in Conversation with Tina Brown
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A Woman Needs More than a Wrap Dress: Review of Diane Von Frustenberg in Conversation with Tina Brown

Review of Diane Von Frustenberg in conversation with Tina Brown by: Caroline McCauley On October 30, 2014 Barnes & Noble in Union Square hosted Diane Von Frustenberg in conversation with Tina Brown. This conversation is one of Barnes & Noble’s author events. Recently, Lena Dunham had her first reading of her new memoir Not that … Continue reading

The Fusion of Dance & Fashion: A Review of the Museum of FIT’s Dance & Fashion Symposium
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The Fusion of Dance & Fashion: A Review of the Museum of FIT’s Dance & Fashion Symposium

Review of the Dance & Fashion Symposium by: Caroline McCauley The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology held a two-day fashion symposium last Thursday October 23 to complement the Dance & Fashion exhibition. The Dance & Fashion symposium was part of the Fashion Culture Fall 2014 Special Programs and marked The Museum at the FIT’s fourteenth … Continue reading

Upcoming Event: Fashion + Politics / Fashion Praxis at The New School
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Upcoming Event: Fashion + Politics / Fashion Praxis at The New School

Lecture: Susan B. Kaiser Thursday, February 27, 2014, 6:00–7:30 p.m. The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street Symposium Friday, February 28, 2014, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Theresa Lang Community and Student Center 55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor Please refer to program details below. Initiated by Dr. Hazel Clark in conjunction with the MA Fashion Studies Program within the College of … Continue reading

Video Recordings of International Non-Western Fashion Conference Available
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Video Recordings of International Non-Western Fashion Conference Available

The Second International Non-Western Fashion Conference, on Constructing National Identity through Fashion, took place at the London College of Fashion, UK, November 21-22. From the London College of Fashion website: This second edition of the Non-Western Fashion Conference will focus on the construction of national identity in fashion and the roles of so-called ‘tradition’ and … Continue reading