Category Archives: history

Magazine of the Week

Hi, everyone! We’ve had some technical difficulties this past week, so we’re a bit behind. Let’s get caught up, shall we?   This week’s Mag of the Week is The Hat Magazine, a trade journal aimed at the millinery industry. … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Costume Institute Gala!

This is a busy week at FIT, because classes are finishing up and students are turning in the semester’s final research projects. But it’s also the runup to NYC’s biggest fashion event, the Costume Institute Gala. The event is next … Continue reading

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Death of a Fashionista

When Bill Cunningham died suddenly in June 2016, I was in the middle of writing a post about him. I didn’t get it finished in time to honor him then. Cunningham regularly attended museum openings here at the Museum at … Continue reading

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