Featuring 33 looks from Costa’s Spring 2013 collection, as well as five garments pulled from the Calvin Klein archive, “Francisco Costa for Calvin Klein Collection” draws from an ongoing, globally driven conversation on feminine beauty, form, fabric, color and sensuality.”
Check out the work of this year’s talented crop of young designers graduating from the Savannah College of Art and Design Fashion program! View a recording of the annual Fashion Show which took place on Saturday, May 18.
“In a groundbreaking exhibition—drawn from our collection and loans from other national and international organizations and private individuals—the RISD Museum celebrates the dandy, tracing the variety of ways in which this personality has blazed through two centuries and investigating where he resides today. Rather than following strict definitions, Artist/Rebel/Dandy features myriad manifestations of the dandy’s style and persona, from the discreet sophistication and consummate elegance of Beau Brummell (1778–1840) to the romantics and revolutionaries of today—including Rick Owens, Patti Smith, Ouigi Theodore, and Waris Ahluwalia.”
WHERE: Daughters of the American Revolution Museum
WHEN: October 5, 2012 – August 31, 2013
“From the last years of the bustle to the flapper era, unprecedented changes in
women’s fashion took place, which reflected the underlying seismic shifts in
women’s roles in American society. The DAR Museum exhibition, “Fashioning the New Woman: 1890-1925,” on display October 5, 2012 through August 31, 2013, traces the evolution of women’s fashion and how it reflected the changing societal roles and activities of women during the Progressive Era.”
At our annual meeting, FTC SIG members brainstormed tour destination ideas for our next conference, to be held in Washington, D.C. from May 1 – 6, 2014. Websites links are listed below. More ideas and suggestions would be appreciated!
I just added this link to our Fashion Librarians’ Resource Guide:
Cotton University — “The mission of Cotton University™ is to increase and enhance the understanding of cotton textiles for professionals, faculty, and students through education and community. As a member of Cotton University, you get access to valuable resources to help you achieve your goals. Whether you’re looking for anything from the latest trends in cotton to a specific technical bulletin to a variety of self-paced online textile courses, you’ll find it here.”