Start Date

3-4-2013 4:00 PM

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The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York displays multiple exhibitions including exemplary fashions and advancements from throughout the years. Fashion and Technology, running from December 4, 2012 to May 8, 2013 in the Fashion & Textile History Gallery, “examines how, throughout history, fashion has engaged with technological advancement and been altered by it” (fitnyc.edu). Co-curators Emma McClendon and Ariele Elia presented the four themes that were associated with the exhibit and how technology has impacted each of them, the fashion industry as a whole, and our every day lives.

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Apr 3rd, 4:00 PM

Fashion and Technology

The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York displays multiple exhibitions including exemplary fashions and advancements from throughout the years. Fashion and Technology, running from December 4, 2012 to May 8, 2013 in the Fashion & Textile History Gallery, “examines how, throughout history, fashion has engaged with technological advancement and been altered by it” (fitnyc.edu). Co-curators Emma McClendon and Ariele Elia presented the four themes that were associated with the exhibit and how technology has impacted each of them, the fashion industry as a whole, and our every day lives.