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“Kimono: A Modern History” at the Met is a Textile Extravaganza

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New York–With so much Asian influence in fashion now, particularly Japanese-styled obi-sashes, kimono wraps and Far Eastern prints, make sure to catch the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s excellent show “Kimono: A Modern History” before it closes January 19, 2015. Beautiful in design and craftsmanship (yet translating simply to “a thing …

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Navajo Jewelry Exhibit Arrives During National Native American Heritage Month

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New York–November is National Native American Heritage Month so it’s the perfect time to visit the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York. “Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family,” the museum’s newest exhibit, opens Thursday, November 13. With Native American Navajo styling still influencing fashion …

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Cartier Exhibition at Denver Art Museum Offers Brilliant Experience

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Denver–The Denver Art Museum (DAM) and Visit Denver today launched www.BrilliantinDenver.com, unveiling hotel packages that feature VIP, skip-the-line tickets, and advance group tour information for the much-anticipated exhibition, Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century, on view Nov. 16, 2014 through March 15, 2015. Denver is the sole worldwide venue for …

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Snoopy and Belle in Fashion: A New Fashion Statement from Peanuts

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New York— Bringing together the world’s most popular beagle, Snoopy, and his sister Belle with the world’s foremost design visionaries, Peanuts Worldwide announced Thursday the launch of an international fashion initiative with “Snoopy and Belle in Fashion,” an exhibition of creations designed exclusively for the Peanuts characters by the world’s …

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FIT’s Exposed: A History of Lingerie to Offer Plenty of Lacy Inspiration

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New York—Madonna might have kicked off the underwear-as-outwear trend back in the ’80s, but she certainly didn’t invent lingerie! Lingerie has a long, storied history, helping literally shape women’s bodies throughout the centuries (whalebone corsets, anyone?). To see lingerie’s evolution, be sure to check out Exposed: A History of Lingerie at The …