Tag Archives: fashion history

Magazine of the Week

Welcome back, everyone! Worn is a nifty magazine that was published by a group of ambitious women in Toronto. The editor who began it all, Serah-Marie McMahon, described it as “a Fashion Journal about the Art, Ideas, and History of … Continue reading

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Balmain: From French Refinement to Global Glitz

This article is the second in our presentations about Parisian couture houses active today and how they came into being. Pierre Balmain, founder, 1914-1982 Balmain was born in the town of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, in the Savoy region of France.  His father … Continue reading

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Long Winter’s Nap

Hi, all!  It’s been pretty busy here at FIT, with students and teachers working on final projects and papers.  For that reason, and because FIT is closed from December 23-January 2, this will be a short post.  After the holidays … Continue reading

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