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May 2017

Exhibition: Force of Nature — Opens

May 30
Fashion and Textile History Gallery, The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States
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Alexander McQueen, Plato’s Atlantis collection, Spring 2010, England, museum purchase. Force of Nature examines how the beauty and complexity of the natural world have inspired fashion designers for centuries. The exhibition places more than 75 objects from The Museum at FIT’s permanent collection, dating from the 18th century to the present, within a context of period philosophies and scientific literature in order to demonstrate the deep interconnectedness between fashion and nature. An enthusiasm for country life…

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September 2017

Exhibition: Expedition: Fashion From the Extremes — Opens

September 15
Special Exhibitions Gallery, The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States
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John Cowan for Vogue, November 1964. Expedition: Fashion From the Extremes traces a few of the most challenging forms of human exploration and looks at how the clothes made for survival in these environments found their way into high fashion. Types of expeditions will include deep sea, polar navigation, mountain climbing, treks through the extreme tropical and arid environments, and even travel to outer space. Four major types of clothing will constitute the majority of the…

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November 2017

Exhibition: Force of Nature — Closes

November 1
Fashion and Textile History Gallery, The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States
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Alexander McQueen, Plato’s Atlantis collection, Spring 2010, England, museum purchase. Force of Nature examines how the beauty and complexity of the natural world have inspired fashion designers for centuries. The exhibition places more than 75 objects from The Museum at FIT’s permanent collection, dating from the 18th century to the present, within a context of period philosophies and scientific literature in order to demonstrate the deep interconnectedness between fashion and nature. An enthusiasm for country life…

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January 2018

Exhibition: Expedition: Fashion From the Extremes — Closes

January 6, 2018
Special Exhibitions Gallery, The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States
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John Cowan for Vogue, November 1964. Expedition: Fashion From the Extremes traces a few of the most challenging forms of human exploration and looks at how the clothes made for survival in these environments found their way into high fashion. Types of expeditions will include deep sea, polar navigation, mountain climbing, treks through the extreme tropical and arid environments, and even travel to outer space. Four major types of clothing will constitute the majority of the…

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