Fashion Culture

Thursday and Friday, October 23 and 24, the Dance & Fashion symposium brings together sixteen speakers to explore how dance costume has inspired fashion, and how fashion designers have increasingly been creating dance costumes. Admission is free. Learn more and register today.
Photo: La Source, Opéra National de Paris, October 2011; Choreography: Jean-Guillaume Bart; Costumes: Christian Lacroix; Photograph © Ann Ray.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Faking It: Originals, Copies, and Counterfeits will explore various levels of authenticity in fashion using approximately 100 objects from the museumís permanent collection. Opens December 2, 2014.

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Special Event

Sixteen stores on Madison Avenue will create special windows to tell the story of their brand's heritage. Madison Avenue Fashion Heritage Week runs October 20 - 26, is accompanied by a mobile app with commentary by Valerie Steele, and works to benefit The Museum at FIT. 
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In the News

Congratulations to Valerie Steele!
Business of Fashion
named her one of 500 people who shape the global fashion industry. Read more here.
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