Learn about the Garment District factories on Saturday, August 11th while you engage with the "Urban Fabric" exhibition. Activities will explore factory designs, original functions, production methods, and current uses. Kids will get to be architects and builders of their own factories and organize the production of their own product!
Veronica Brett will be having their first pop-up shop at Margaret Thatcher Projects on June 16th from 1 to 4 p.m. The new collection of luxury swimwear is fashioned especially for breast cancer survivors and women who have had risk-reducing mastectomies. Proceeds will benefit Young Survival Coalition.
The Museum at FIT presents The Great Designers, Part One, the first of two consecutive exhibitions featuring masterpieces from the museum’s permanent collection of more than 50,000 garments and accessories. From Alaïa, Balenciaga, Chanel, and Dior to Westwood, Yeohlee, and Zoran, the exhibition will feature approximately 50 garments from many of the most important designers of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Daphne Guinness, one of today’s most original fashion icons, is the subject of the upcoming exhibition Daphne Guinness at The Museum at FIT. On view through January 7, 2012, the exhibition will feature approximately 100 garments and accessories from Guinness’s personal collection, plus films, videos, and images, of and by her.
Watch Simon Doonan, Creative Ambassador-at-Large for Barneys New York and a CFDA Award-winning window designer, lecture at the Museum at FIT next Tuesday November 8 at 6pm. His books include Wacky Chicks and Eccentric Glamour, a tongue-in-cheek style guide.
Hey all of you Alexander Wang fans! Check this out! Through Sunday, August 7th, his 2011 Resort/Spring Men’s and Women’s collection will be featured at a sample sale in SoHo. Sales begin at $10, and there will be tremendous discounts such as $685 dresses for $180, and $350 tops for $100. The early bird gets the worm, so hurry over!
It's that time of year when stores are saying ‘out with the old,’ and, if you take advantage of these winter sales you can wind up with something new at a fraction of the cost!! Check out these sample and clearance sales!!
On November 16th, the nation’s oldest HIV/AIDS organization Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) is hosting their Fashion Forward fundraiser in New York City at the Metropolitan Pavilion(125 West 18th St between 6th and 7th Aves). “Project Runway’s” Tim Gunn, will be hosting as well as Jack Mackenroth of Project Runway.