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Exhibition: Fresh, Fly, and Fabulous: Fifty Years of Hip Hop — Opens
February 8–April 23, 2023
Special Exhibitions Gallery
Fresh, Fly, and Fabulous: Fifty Years of Hip Hop Style will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the birth of hip hop by examining the roots and history of hip hop fashion from its inception to the present time. This exhibition will explore themes such as the transition of hip hop from the ‘hood to the runway, luxury and designer influence, the impact of hip hop celebrities on the fashion industry, and the growth of hip hop style as an international phenomenon.
This exhibition is curated by Elena Romero, assistant professor of Advertising and Marketing Communications at FIT and author of Free Stylin’: How Hip Hop Changed the Fashion Industry, together with Elizabeth Way, assistant curator at The Museum at FIT.
This exhibition is free and open to the public.
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