- Image from LIM College fashion show at the Plaza Hotel in Spring, 1971.
Registration is open for Fashion: Now & Then! Register at http://fashionnowandthen.eventbrite.com .The event is free, however registration is required.
On Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th professionals from the fashion industry, libraries, archives, academic institutions, publishers, and museums will gather at LIM College in New York, NY for Fashion: Now & Then, a conference on fashion information that will consist of lectures, panel discussions, and book signings. Participants will be drawn from around the globe, including the U.K., Denmark, Brazil, and Portugal.
The topics of librarians and archivists presenting at Fashion: Now & Then include:
Rocking Around the Clock: Function-Specific Work Wear and the Cultural Aesthetics of Rock and Roll in Post-War America–David Benjamin, LIM College Adrian G. Marcuse Library
The Vogue Archive Digitization Project–Marianne Brown, Condé Nast
Altering the System: American Costume Design, 1948-1980–Anne Coco, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Margaret Herrick Library
Research Methods of Fashion Bloggers–Kimberly Detterbeck, Purchase College, State University of New York; Nicole LaMoreaux, Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College and the Gladys Marcus Library at the Fashion Institute of Technology; Marie Sciangula, Purchase College, State University of New York
Nina Footwear Archive: Design Resource of the Past that Informs the Future–Zoë Ivory
The Role of Fashion in an Academic Library Collection–Lindsay King, Haas Arts Library at Yale University
Using Pop Culture to Teach Visual Literacy–Emilee Matthews, Fine Arts Library at Indiana University
Speaking about Style: Preserving a History of Fashion in the StoryCorps Archive–Virginia Millington, StoryCorps
Fashion Group International and the Practice of Cross-cultural Information Sharing–Tal Nadan, New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division
Librarian Wardrobe–Nicole Pagowsky, University of Arizona
Not Just “a Photo of a Bird in a Frock”: Learning to See Beyond Fashion Photography’s Frames–Jeanne Swadosh, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives of Parsons The New School for Design
Other presentations include:
In Her Own Style: The Fashion of Marjorie Merriweather Post–Howard Vincent Kurtz, Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens & George Mason University
Fashion at Auction: Want vs. Wear–Laura Layfer, Branca Inc.
The Heather Firbank Collection: The Use and Interpretation of One Woman’s Wardrobe at the Victoria and Albert Museum London 1960-2012–Cassie Davies-Strodder, The Victoria and Albert Museum in London
Many more participants and presentations are listed on the website. Bios of participants are here:http://www.limcollege.edu/academics/12396.aspx
The schedule of specific presentations will be announced soon.
Advanced Style Ari Seth Cohen
New Classic Interiors Alessandra Branca
Resort Fashion: Style in Sun-Drenched Climates Caroline Rennolds Milbank
StyleLikeU Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum
Vintage Cocktails Amanda Hallay
The event will take place in the LIM College Townhouse at 12 East 53rd Street. Breakfast, lunch and an evening reception with refreshments will be provided each day. The event is free, however registration is required.
Register at http://fashionnowandthen.eventbrite.com You can register for Friday, October 19th and/or Saturday, October 20th. If you are attending both dates, please make sure you register for both October 19th and October 20th.
Event: Fashion: Now & Then
Dates: Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th
Time: 8:45 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (coffee/pastries and sign-in from 8:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.)
Place: LIM College Townhouse, 12 East 53rd St.
For more information, click here or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lisa Ryan, Reference & Instruction Librarian
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
216 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017-3304