The Museum at FIT’s newest exhibition gets down to the nitty-gritty of fashion, delving deep into the role of textiles and how they’ve informed Western fashion over the last 250 years—and how the demand for certain fabrics has resonated throughout the rest of the world. Though not always as recognized, the mechanics of textiles are just as influential as the cut of clothing when it comes to keeping up with current fashion trends. Samples of clothing and flat textiles from the museum’s collection are on display to highlight both how clothing interacts with the body and the social inspirations that coincide with fashion.
Dec 4, 2018 — May 4, 2019
Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)
Seventh Ave. at 27th St.Manhattan, NY 10001