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DON’T MISS “PARIS REFASHIONED: 1957-1968” AT THE MUSEUM AT FIT

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London wasn’t the only European city swinging in the ’60s. Paris was also coming into its own, breaking fashion rules and upending traditional couture with a more inclusive, accessible vision. Yesterday’s press event of “Paris Refashioned, 1957-1968” at the Museum at F.I.T. was a nice (and timely) closing to New York …

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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 …