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Fashion Culture Online Event: Fashion Metropolis Berlin

October 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Cover of Fashion Metropolis Berlin courtesy of Henschel Verlag.
Cover of Fashion Metropolis Berlin, courtesy of Henschel Verlag.

Berlin was a fashion capital in the 1920s, with hundreds of thriving clothing manufacturers, most of them Jewish, before it was snuffed out by the Nazis. Author Uwe Westphal shares this history in a discussion with FIT historian Keren Ben-Horin and journalist Jennifer Altmann, whose grandfather ran one of Berlin’s fashion houses.

Organized in partnership with the Museum at Eldridge Street.

Join us for Q&A during the YouTube premiere of this prerecorded event.

About Fashion Culture Programs

The Museum at FIT’s fall Fashion Culture programs have moved online! All programs will premiere on the museum’s YouTube channel at 6 pm on the designated day. Please subscribe the the channel for information about future events.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is recommended so that you’ll receive the appropriate reminders. REGISTER HERE

Organizer

The Museum at FIT
Phone:
212 217.4585
Email:
museuminfo@fitnyc.edu
Website:
fitnyc.edu/museum