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January 24 - August 25, 2024
Statement Sleeves
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The Most Fashionable Museum in New York City

Best known for its innovation and award-winning exhibitions, the museum has a permanent collection of more than 50,000 garments and accessories dating from the eighteenth century  to the present.

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The museum's online collections feature more than 2,500 object images as well as installation images from over 100 past exhibitions.

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Get inspired by the museum's current and upcoming exhibitions, such as "Statement Sleeves"!

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The 2024 Couture Council Luncheon

MFIT will honor Simon Porte Jacquemus, founder and designer at the fashion house JACQUEMUS, with its 2024 Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion during its annual luncheon on September 4, 2024.

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The Museum at FIT congratulates Elizabeth Way, recipient of the 2024 Costume Society of America Millia Davenport Publication Award!

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Enhance your visit to "Statement Sleeves" with a closer look on the objects on view using our Digital Guide on Bloomberg Connects, the free arts and culture app. Download the app and search for The Museum at FIT to plan your visit, dive deeper into your favorite collection objects, or access special exhibition content from home!

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Looking for a longer read?

Latin American and Latinx Fashion Design Today ¡Moda Hoy!, edited by Tanya Meléndez-Escalante and Melissa Marra-Alvarez, is now available for purchase. Through a series of themes and topics such as Indigenous heritage, art, sustainable design, politics, gender, elegance, and popular culture, curators and Latin American fashion authorities highlight established designers with a strong international presence, such as Isabel Toledo, Carolina Herrera, and Oscar de la Renta, alongside emerging talents.

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