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The Museum at FIT’s Fashion Culture podcast provides new perspectives on the history, impact, and evolution of fashion.

The Museum at FIT Fashion Culture Podcast museumatfit

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The Museum at FIT’s Fashion Culture podcast provides new perspectives on the history, impact, and evolution of fashion.

    Person Place Thing | Fashion Culture

    Person Place Thing | Fashion Culture

    Randy Cohen, creator of the public radio program Person Place Thing, says his guests are at their most engaging when they talk about whatever they find most meaningful. In an interview recorded for broadcast, Cohen asks MFIT Director Valerie Steele about her own most memorable person, place, and thing.
    Watch the full video with captions on YouTube.
    The Museum at FIT (MFIT) is the only museum dedicated exclusively to the art of fashion in New York City. https://www.fitnyc.edu/museum

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Stephen Jones in conversation with Colleen Hill | Fashion Culture

    Stephen Jones in conversation with Colleen Hill | Fashion Culture

    Stephen Jones is a milliner whose exquisitely crafted, quixotic hats attract a celebrity clientele that includes Rihanna, Mick Jagger, and Dita Von Teese. In this conversation with MFIT curator, Colleen Hill, Jones shares stories on how he came into millinery and why people wear hats.
     
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    The Museum at FIT (MFIT) is the only museum dedicated exclusively to the art of fashion in New York City. https://www.fitnyc.edu/museum

    • 21 min
    Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco Q&A | Fashion Culture

    Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco Q&A | Fashion Culture

    Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco is an electrifying documentary that follows fashion illustrator (and FIT alumnus) Antonio Lopez from New York to Paris between 1969 and 1973. Alexander Joseph, Hue Magazine managing editor, leads a Q&A with the film's director Paul Caranicas and models Pat Cleveland and Corey Tippen.
    Watch the full video with captions on YouTube.
    The Museum at FIT (MFIT) is the only museum dedicated exclusively to the art of fashion in New York City. https://www.fitnyc.edu/museum

    • 37 min
    Straight/Curve Film Discussion | Fashion Culture

    Straight/Curve Film Discussion | Fashion Culture

    The documentary Straight/Curve offers an unflinching look into the body image crisis in the world of modeling. Listen as director Jenny McQuaile and Meredith Rollins, editor in chief of Redbook magazine, discuss topics addressed in the film.
    Watch the full video with captions on YouTube.
    The Museum at FIT (MFIT) is the only museum dedicated exclusively to the art of fashion in New York City. https://www.fitnyc.edu/museum

    • 33 min
    Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being | Fashion Culture

    Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being | Fashion Culture

    Susana Martinez Vidal, author of Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being, presents the 20 fashion lessons that she’s learned from Frida Kahlo.
    Watch the full video with captions on YouTube.
    The Museum at FIT (MFIT) is the only museum dedicated exclusively to the art of fashion in New York City. https://www.fitnyc.edu/museum

    • 18 min
    From Sylph to Swan: The Tutu and Fashion | Fashion Culture

    From Sylph to Swan: The Tutu and Fashion | Fashion Culture

    Patricia Mears, deputy director of The Museum at FIT, explores the history of the tutu in ballet and fashion at The Museum at FIT's 14th annual fashion symposium, Dance & Fashion, held on October 23 & 24, 2014. This symposium explored how dance costume has inspired fashion, and how fashion designers have increasingly been creating dance costumes.
    Watch the full video with captions on YouTube.
    The Museum at FIT (MFIT) is the only museum dedicated exclusively to the art of fashion in New York City. https://www.fitnyc.edu/museum

    • 25 min

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