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

In What's New, Industry News by Lauren Parker

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 …

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Met Bows the Bejeweled Splendor of JAR

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York—“Dazzling.” “Eccentric.” “Magnificent.” Those are just a few of the superlatives that pour out about JAR, the jewelry designed by Joel Arthur Rosenthal and partner Pierre Jeannet. Diane von Furstenberg calls him “the Fabergé of our time.” David Bennet, chairman of Sotheby’s, has said: “In terms of creativity, JAR …

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FIT Museum Gets the Boot

In What's New by Dana Cassidy

New York–These boots are made for viewing. Stomp on over to the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology for its “Boots: The Height of Fashion” exhibit on view from March 5 through April 6. Curated by graduate students, it’s the museum’s first exhibit to focus exclusively on women’s boots, …