2016 Fashion: Now & Then: Fashion as Art Conference Schedule

The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College is pleased to announce the sixth annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference, a three-day event in which participants will discuss the past, present, and future uses of fashion information and art in fashion. Participants will be drawn from the fashion industry, libraries, archives, academic institutions, publishers, collectors, and museums to represent a full range of expertise.

The theme for this year’s Fashion: Now & Then Conference is Fashion as Art. The conference will host presenters and artists that will demonstrate how fashion information and art in fashion have evolved through time and how it will continue to evolve in the future. Presentation topics and artworks will include one or more of these subjects in relation to fashion or style: archives, blogs, books, business, collection development, digital archives, digital collections, digitization projects, ephemera, fashion forecasting, fashion history, fashion studies, film, libraries, magazines, marketing, material culture, merchandising, museums, new media, oral history, patrons, photography, preservation, print & non-print media, product development, rare books, retail, social media, special collections, textiles, and trend reporting.

The event will take place in the LIM College Townhouse (12 E. 53rd Street between Fifth & Madison Avenues) from Thursday, October 20 – Saturday, October 22, 2016.

For more information, please check out the Fashion: Now & Then Conference schedule.

Registration is open: http://tinyurl.com/2016fnt

2014 Fashion: Now & Then: From Antiquity to Visionary

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October 23-25, 2014

New York City, NY, U.S.A.

The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College invites you to attend the fourth annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference, a three-day conference in which participants will discuss the past, present, and future uses of fashion information and technology in fashion. Participants will be drawn from the fashion industry, libraries, archives, academic institutions, publishers, collectors, and museums to represent a full range of expertise.

The theme for this year’s Fashion: Now & Then Conference is From Antiquity to Visionary. This year’s presentations will demonstrate how fashion information and technology in fashion has evolved through time and how it will continue to evolve in the future.

The keynote speaker for this year’s conference is Zach Davis, co-founder of Stylitics. Stylistics is the largest digital closet platform on the web.  For more information on Stylitics please check out their site.

For more information on the conference, please check out the Fashion: Now & Then blog.

For more information on registration, please check out the Adrian G. Marcuse Library website.