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Upcoming Exhibitions

1958 Norman Norell for Traina-Norell, light brown subway coat and dress

Norell: Dean of American Fashion presents an in-depth study of one of America’s greatest and most influential fashion designers. This large-scale retrospective is organized by guest curator Jeffrey Banks and MFIT’s deputy director Patricia Mears.

See all current exhibitions.

Exhibition Blog

woman in cream full length cape with hood standing on ice glacier / Photograph by John Cowan, 1964 © The John Cowan Archive

Have you checked out the Expedition: Fashion from the Extreme blog? Explore the history and behind-the-scenes stories of this unique exhibition in a new post each week.

Wearing Memories

Wearing Memories Call for Contributors

Do you have a garment that holds special meaning? Share with us its story and images for our spring 2018 exhibition, Fashion Unraveled, a show about clothing that is worn, imperfect, and incomplete. Learn more about contributing!


Fashion and Physique A Fashion Symposium February 23, 2018
On February 23, 2018, MFIT will host its 19th fashion symposium, Fashion and Physique. Lectures and panels to include topics on the emergence of the plus-size fashion industry, the impact of popular culture on the female body, and fashion accessibility. Register today!