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The Soigné and Sustainable: Hanbok as Inspiration for Future Fashion

November 18, 2016 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This seminar for costume historians and museum professionals, sponsored by the Hanbok Advancement Center of the Korean Craft and Design Foundation in South Korea, looks at traditional Korean dress for inspiration for contemporary design. The center is bringing Dr. Minjee Kim, a costume historian, and Haeja Koo, a master artisan/Intangible Cultural Property, from South Korea to speak. The seminar will also include faculty members Eileen Karp and Daniel Cole from the Fashion Design Department.

This event is part of a series. Also see Embellishment of Hanbok: A Workshop and Aesthetics of Korean Dress, Hanbok. The series is sponsored by the History of Art and Fashion Design departments, the Asian Studies minor, the School of Liberal Arts, the Asian Student Network, and the Office of International Programs.

This event is for the FIT community only.

Space is limited. RSVP to [email protected] by September 30, 2016.  


November 18, 2016
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Conference Center, Seminar Room 9
227 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10001 United States
(212) 217-7999


Kyunghee Pyun