Friday, November 19, 2010

FREE Fashion Exhibit at FIT

Come check out the latest fashion inspired by Japan, in one of New York City's most prestigious fashion schools!

"Japan Fashion Now"

The Museum at FIT,
Today noon; Tomorrow 10am; Tue - Fri noon; Nov 27 10am. Ongoing
Seventh Ave (at 27th St)
(212) 217-4558
Subway: 1 to 28th St Get directions
We won’t fault you for thinking you’re strolling through Tokyo’s Harajuku neighborhood as you enter this exhibit. After all, the walls of the gallery are covered in enormous images of street scenes from Japan’s most fashionable city, while ensembles from some of the country’s more innovative designers—including Undercover and Comme des Garçons—line a runway on either side of the space. About 90 outfits are on view, covering the full breadth of Japanese style; you’ll see a sleek gown by Issey Miyake, outrageous Gothic Lolita costumes designed by h. NAOTO and a cosplay outfit depicting a maid with cat ears, among other items.

Read more: "Japan Fashion Now" - Museums - Time Out New York

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