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Green Chair Speaker Series: 150 Years of Fashion

Thursday Mar 23 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Valerie Steele, Ph.D., director and chief curator of the Museum at the Fashion institute of Technology for a survey of the past 150 years of fashion history — from about 1870 to the present.

You’ll learn:

– Some of the reasons why fashion changed and when and how it did (for example, why hemlines rose and corsets were replaced by brassieres).
– How world historical events, changes in lifestyle, changes in the fashion system impacted fashion and design.
– How great designers, such as Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel have influenced fashion.
– About defining moments in fashion history, such as Dior’s New Look and the development of unisex styles.

BLUU Auditorium

BLUU Auditorium
2901 Stadium Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76129

About College of Fine Arts

Green Chair Speaker Series: 150 Years of Fashion
The College of Fine Arts Includes: School of Art, School of Classic & Contemporary Dance, Graphic Design, Department of Interior Design & Fashion Merchandising, School of Music, and Department of Theatre.

Questions about this event?

Adrianna Martinez


Phone: 817.257.1166