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A Queer History of Fashion Receives Exhibition Publication Award

A Queer History of Fashion, the book, honored by the Costume Society of America

We are pleased to announce that MFIT director and chief curator Valerie Steele received the 2014 Millia Davenport Publication Award for the book
A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk, published by Yale University Press.

The award is given to a publication that makes a significant contribution to the study of costume and reflects original thought and exceptional creativity.
Learn more.

A Queer History of Fashion publication cover. Image: Jenny Shimizu, Helmut Red campaign, photograph by Mark Seliger.

Below is the award certificate, received at the Costume Society of America's annual symposium in Baltimore, MD on May 30, 2014. Thank you to the Costume Society of America, our sponsors, and all who made this exhibition possible.

2014 Millia Davenport Publication Award certificate, © MFIT
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