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FIT Museum: A Queer History Of Fashion

September 13, 2013 through January 4, 2014

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“This is about honoring the gay and lesbian designers of the past and present”

– Fred Dennis, Co-Curator

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The fall season in New York swings into high gear right after Labor Day, with everything from gallery openings, charitable events, and museum exhibitions.  And this year is no exception.

And while everyone is scurrying to the Metropolitan Museum Interwoven Globe textile exhibition (I’m waiting till later in the month to see it with out-of-town friends), I decided to check out the Queer History of Fashion show at FIT….

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'Fashion and Technology' Exhibition

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Earlier this month ‘Fashion and Technology’ opened at the FIT Museum on 7th Avenue at 27th Street in NYC.  The exhibit explores the impact of emerging technologies on the nature of fashion design and production over the past 250 years; focusing on innovations that have influenced the materials, aesthetic, and function of fashion.

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