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Fashion Symposium: Reinvention and Restlessness: Fashion in the Nineties
February 11, 2022 at 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
The 26th annual symposium organized by The Museum at FIT focuses on the 1990s, exploring how concepts such as globalism and technological advancement shaped fashion of the era. The dynamic line-up of speakers includes Paul Boudens, graphic designer; Colleen Hill, curator of costume and accessories at MFIT and curator of the exhibition; Lamine Badian Kouyaté, fashion designer and founder of the label Xuly.Bët; Patricia Mears, deputy director of MFIT; Marco Pecorari, program director of MA Fashion Studies at Parsons Paris; Alexandre Samson, curator of haute couture (from 1947) and contemporary creation at the Palais Galliera; and Dr. Valerie Steele, director of MFIT.
The symposium was organized in conjunction with the exhibition Reinvention and Restlessness: Fashion in the Nineties, which runs through April 17, 2022.
This virtual event is free and open to the public; visit the symposium webpage for a complete schedule, speaker bios and event registration.