February 28, 2013
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Beautypackaging.com (February 20) and GCI.com (February 24) covered the Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing baccalaureate program’s 25th anniversary celebration, which took place on February 11 at the New York Yacht Club.
The Daily Front Row (February 24) announced that Carolina Herrera will receive the 2014 Artistry of Fashion Award from the Couture Council of The Museum at FIT at the group’s annual fall luncheon on September 3 at Lincoln Center.
Last week’s FIT in the News erroneously reported that Elegance in an Age of Crisis: Fashions of the 1930’sreceived coverage on fashiontimes.com. The article actually appeared in The Financial Times. Valerie Steele, director and chief curator, MFIT, said, “It’s too easy, especially with a period as gorgeous as the 1930s, to just fetishize beautiful bias-cut gowns.” Patricia Mears, deputy director, MFIT, and co-curator of the exhibition, said,“The creation of modern clothing as we know it comes out of this period. It is considered the golden age of menswear.
Elegance in an Age of Crisis: Fashions of the 1930’s received coverage on TimeOUTNY.com (February 19) and in the print edition (February 12), on Epochtimes.com (February 21), Bespokeman.com (February 22), CottageandGardens.com (February 24), Retromodernchicblog.com (February 24), the French Canadian blog Clin d’oeil.com (February 25), and in the Spring 2014 issue of Array magazine. NY1 News (February 27) included the exhibition on their broadcast segment, Your Weekend Starts Now.
A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk, which closed on January 4, was featured on wornthrough.com (February 24).