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Celebrating Stephen Burrows: 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Versailles

November 28, 2023 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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The Fashion and Arts Xchange Group, Inc. (FAX) will host a celebration of the iconic designer and FIT alumnus Stephen Burrows honoring the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Versailles.

On Tuesday, November 28, we will host an exclusive event paying tribute to Burrows for his remarkable contributions to the world of fashion, his outstanding career, and his fantastic debut as a top American fashion designer at the historic Versailles fashion extravaganza, exactly 50 years to the day.

The evening will feature a live one-on-one conversation with Burrows, guest appearances by the Versailles models, and friends in the business of fashion engaging in conversation about when American fashion took center stage in France and how Black models reigned supreme.

Expect special video tributes, live performances, and many other wonderful surprises as FAX highlights Burrows’ rise from Newark, New Jersey, to the highest levels of the fashion industry.

Doors open: 5 pm
Program begins: 6 pm

This event is free for the FIT community; community members should register on Eventbrite and present their FIT ID card to enter.

The event is also open to the public, but a registration fee is required; register on Eventbrite.


Haft Theater
Marvin Feldman Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States