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FIDM Museum @FIDMMuseum Los Angeles, CA

Exploring the dress & textile collection of the FIDM Museum, Los Angeles.

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Fellow Californians: October 19 is the voter registration deadline! Visit https://t.co/tI0Q3iIsSP to check your sta… https://t.co/RzLsDN1Ufe
10/20
2020
Our latest #CollectionConversation on building an exhibition is now available on YouTube - curators Kevin Jones and… https://t.co/qtW3Qubg5V
10/19
2020
The FIDM Museum Special Collections is a treasure trove of fashion-related ephemera, from sketches and business rec… https://t.co/UEEmaPCX4g
10/15
2020
@Katvanzan Hi there - we are the Museum associated with the school @FIDM: the Fashion Institute of Design and Merch… https://t.co/n39RuUnOWI
10/14
2020
Curator Kevin Jones and Associate Curator Christina Johnson will discuss building an exhibition on this week's… https://t.co/O0Vu4rR68d @kateStrasdin (2/2) to promote "Star in Crepe," Celenese's new rayon fabric of that season. Sadly, the original gow… https://t.co/u9sSRAiiC3 @kateStrasdin From our Curator Kevin Jones: Yes, this gown is in the FIDM Museum, however, it's a FAKE created by E… https://t.co/DBOaBjRhb6This 1940-50 geometric circle skirt is part of a long tradition of piecework clothing for the Seminole & Miccosukee… https://t.co/p4CnOr4NlH
10/13
2020
Dressing our #SportingFashion ladies for their spring road trip to the @CummerMuseum! We get a lot of questions abo… https://t.co/O2MvGzvhLh
10/12
2020
In today’s Unboxing, join Leigh Wishner for a textile deep dive in honor of #hispanicheritagemonth - she’s examinin… https://t.co/X5f8oh7xZC
10/10
2020
The #FIDMMuseum Study Collection holds a double breasted blazer in this fabric; pictured is #GraceJones wearing a s… https://t.co/acht9AWXmKClearly #PatrickKelly loved this musical note textile - he used it in several iterations for his Summer 1989 collec… https://t.co/fGkLA0ae1Z
10/9
2020
@stanzisawyer @whatgrandmawore We cover so much of this in our #SportingFashion catalogue! Coming March 2...Motoring ensemble from the @FIDMMuseum collection, with silk duster, embellished with decorative top stitching (loo… https://t.co/b1LAB7DWmB
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10/8
2020
Today on the FIDM Museum blog, we remember the joyful work of the late Kenzo Takada: https://t.co/uUzd6VVBlvFIDM Grad, Bethany Yellowtail is the founder of @Byellowtail! Her brand focuses on storytelling through wearable ar… https://t.co/xIsxP0qtli
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10/7
2020
Look at this 1920’s Black fashion show — It was held in Harlem on November 7th 1929 I loveeee that we can hear eac… https://t.co/9LU3JjaTjd
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10/6
2020
@aceusa_co Hello! Yes, the Museum is open to the public during exhibitions- however we are currently closed until 2… https://t.co/78cXhYqGjaAt a time when everything can seem very dark, it's worth remembering the legacy of Kenzo Takada, the great designer… https://t.co/tA3O6Ei6AE
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10/5
2020
Tune into our Instagram Live tomorrow at 11 am PST to watch our #CollectionConversation with Doris Raymond, owner o… https://t.co/LshYPfZYK6October 1st today - you know Halloween is now only around the corner! And what better way to anticipate it with thi… https://t.co/GBkAlYAoSn
Retweeted by FIDM MuseumIt’s time to peruse another object in the #FIDMMuseum Special Collections! We are fortunate to hold several issues… https://t.co/Nb48gyGsX4
10/1
2020
Our #CollectionConversation guest this Friday, October 2 at 11 am PST is @Doris_Raymond, founder and owner of vinta… https://t.co/VknMjqnnncHow amazing is this puppet runway show by @Moschino?! #FashionNews #MilanFashionWeek https://t.co/1wtCfYviIw
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9/29
2020
Collections Manager/Mount Maker Carolyn Jamerson is back with another behind-the-scenes look at how we care for obj… https://t.co/01rC0Y3si1
9/28
2020
We’re celebrating #NationalHispanicHeritage month (September 15 - October 15) with a designer from Venezuela in tod… https://t.co/bJmn3ptQvS
9/26
2020
.@Chanel announced a new partnership with @Sunrun, a leading solar company in the United States, to bring solar pow… https://t.co/MqxeHaiBtK
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9/24
2020
American Fabrics magazine guided the textile industry in the second half of the 20th century, influencing fashion,… https://t.co/6YoAOufzRt
9/23
2020
@FIDM_Library ❤️❤️❤️The accompanying article encourages readers to "Make up your own mind and vote accordingly." On this… https://t.co/AXDR6Sl1nmFrom suffragist essays to candidate profiles, fashion publications have a long history of encouraging civic partici… https://t.co/zMX8KuY4Aj @bronze_bombSHEL And one of the founders of @BlackDesignCOLL! 🔥In light of ever evolving COVID restrictions as we head towards #autumn, might I suggest an early #20thc motoring e… https://t.co/zyfKUXtinL
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9/22
2020
“Her collars were her weapon. She used them to expand, ever so slowly and deliberately, in the same way she did the… https://t.co/RbFd1mnivr
Retweeted by FIDM MuseumCatch our latest #CollectionConversation on YouTube! We discuss American designer Claire McCardell's ingenious use… https://t.co/voLUoy8xgj
9/21
2020
Today we honor the legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Photograph by Irving Penn for Vogue, January 1994. https://t.co/UvyLsbyfnaRuth Bader Ginsburg leveraged fashion to feminize her role as Supreme Court Justice, in the footsteps of Sandra Day… https://t.co/EhYpRN5wYd
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9/19
2020
A multicoloured delight in the form of this Olympe Boisse 1866-68 evening dress from the @FIDMMuseum collection. I… https://t.co/yF5acqIojl
Retweeted by FIDM MuseumCongratulations to @fidm grad @MarinaToybina: she won the #Emmy Award for Outstanding Costumes for Variety, Nonfict… https://t.co/5WbQJk7fMR
9/17
2020
Ready for some #TextileTalk? Our very own pattern-loving Leigh Wishner will join Kevin Jones for this week’s… https://t.co/KC3Ev9wKNf @DonnaJAZgal Very true!! That’s so key (to most professions, really!)
9/15
2020
If you weren't able to join us last week for our Costume Designer Roundtable, we've got good news: the event is now… https://t.co/y8UduODVLL @FIDM 👠👗😍The collections of the @FIDMMuseum span more than 200 years of #fashionhistory. From Parisian #hautecouture to icon… https://t.co/VQiRV8DFf0
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9/14
2020
Museum Associate Joanna Abijaoude showcases her favorite pair of shoes in the Collection in today’s Unboxing - watc… https://t.co/u4SU9gmn4b
9/12
2020
Angelic pastel pink Gothe 1954-58 evening dress with golden sequin details of a mirror image feather-like design, r… https://t.co/olnzID5tSu
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9/11
2020
Happy birthday to designer Elsa Schiaparelli, born in Rome on September 10, 1890. Schiaparelli was known for her in… https://t.co/Cy1FhidtMu
9/10
2020
@FIDM @Dior @Barbie Loveeeee! 😍Inspiration is everywhere on the #FIDM #LA Campus! Check out our #Dior display featuring 150+ @Dior sketches, a 197… https://t.co/g0YQndFcLY
Retweeted by FIDM Museum @kateStrasdin Currently on view in the recently reopened #Studio54 exhibition at @brooklynmuseum!As I write about the mid #19thc craze for #aniline dyed garments, this later dress is testament to the enduring joy… https://t.co/p4cBA3sygO
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9/9
2020
There’s still time to register for tonight’s Costume Designer Roundtable at 5 pm PST! https://t.co/bMh63m4fheThis Labor Day, read about one of the largest labor organizations in the garment industry: the International Ladies… https://t.co/n3mjKgejwY
9/8
2020
Los Angeles is in the midst of an extraordinary heat wave, calling for only the barest of bathing suit coverage! En… https://t.co/Hu7cOcAdGT
9/7
2020
Join #Emmy nominated costume designers Zaldy (@RuPaulsDragRace) Lou Eyrich & Sarah Evelyn (@hollywoodnetflx), Miche… https://t.co/HUst9OHafe
9/6
2020
Tune into Instagram Live tomorrow, Friday September 4, at 11 am PST for our #CollectionConversation with professor… https://t.co/mPoBUx6aQ4
9/4
2020
Devert Hickman is a Theater Costume Designer, w/ a prior 20yr career w/ the performing arts. He earned an Associate… https://t.co/vmnU94JEZK
Retweeted by FIDM MuseumFrom costume designer panels to conversations on French fashion, don't miss the latest virtual events from the FIDM… https://t.co/C4ZpMHj3zfCongratulations to Rosa Lara, winner of the FIDM Museum Sporting Fashion sketch contest! Rosa reimagined our 1910s… https://t.co/ylnhDg9ed2
9/3
2020
@NevenkaKovacevi No login required - just go to our Instagram page (find us @fidmmuseum) and watch the conversation… https://t.co/wgvQEPUo2DJoin us for our next Collection Conversation on Sept 4 at 11 am PST on Instagram Live! We’re talking to Kasia Stemp… https://t.co/PflH0px7KO
9/2
2020
@Kirby4Heroes Thank you for sharing! What a beautiful memory.
9/1
2020
Missing our Art of Television Costume Design exhibition? Join us for a virtual Costume Designer Roundtable on Tuesd… https://t.co/VsIeQXqgBR
8/31
2020
Rest in peace, Chadwick Boseman. https://t.co/29PNWN8Oy9
8/29
2020
The #WienerWerkstatte was a group of artists & designers in Vienna during the early #20thc whose mission was to com… https://t.co/HUFyuxYfRc
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8/28
2020
- a moment so historic Queen Elizabeth personally presented the trophy. This striking photo is from Gibson’s second… https://t.co/lsfDi3z4joHappy birthday to tennis legend Althea Gibson, born August 25, 1927. Gibson broke untold barriers in diversifying t… https://t.co/NCZ5r4OSeC
8/26
2020
As promised in our #CollectionConversation: Marisa Pavan poses for a hair and makeup screen test in preparation for… https://t.co/qRhopPQjCl
8/24
2020
Our latest #CollectionConversation is now on YouTube! Kevin Jones & Joanna Abijaoude chat about classic Hollywood c… https://t.co/qW8w2aLLA9
8/23
2020
Sneak peek of tomorrow’s #CollectionConversation on classic Hollywood costume designer Walter Plunkett! Tune in Fri… https://t.co/35ZsY660tP
8/21
2020
Our museum holds several rare and exquisite fans created by renowned Parisian maker Duvelleroy (including our belov… https://t.co/Hev0S8iKo6
8/19
2020
Classic Hollywood fans, tune into our #CollectionConversation this Friday, August 21 @ 11 am on Instagram Live: Kev… https://t.co/jfhK5wgllv @EdinaHotdish @kateStrasdin Yes!This time of year, we'd typically be preparing to open our Art of Television Costume Design exhibition. Instead, le… https://t.co/5aZP4WMVB5Ever wondered what the masked angel statue on the #FIDMLA Campus means? The piece was created in 1990 and is titled… https://t.co/VlrJVSB5Pg
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8/18
2020
Our resident Rudi Gernreich expert Christina Johnson takes you into the designer’s archive for today’s Unboxing- wa… https://t.co/SOaN1Kw4Ps @MrSalPerez I love that the original client made a few tweaks to the design, too- makes it so unique!!
8/15
2020
Temperatures are rising in LA - what better time to revisit our 2016 exhibition Sun-Drenched Style: California Mid-… https://t.co/UwgtkX2OcN @FIDM Had no idea!! 💡
8/14
2020
Does this Dior gown, photographed for L'Officiel in March 1955, look familiar? That's because #ReeseWitherspoon wor… https://t.co/yCyPXsJpI1
8/13
2020
At the height of her career, she was in a debilitating car accident; miraculously, she survived and returned to mod… https://t.co/LBwN0axojEAlice "Kiara" Kabukuru was a top model throughout the 1990s. Her family escaped political unrest in Uganda when she… https://t.co/SYuSnA4Z2v @FIDM made our list of the top 10 colleges for aspiring fashion designers! Did you know @FIDMMuseum has a study col… https://t.co/nS0uyJz84I
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8/12
2020
The Damask Cecil Beaton Archive holds first edition books, costume sketches, and photography. Beaton wrote “Ballet”… https://t.co/18WHr51t1p
8/10
2020
Our famous kitty fans love to come out to play on #InternationalCatDay! This beautiful Adophe Thomasse kitten fan (… https://t.co/5URqYuaw0a
8/9
2020
@PLTMarketing @MrSalPerez @hulu @mindykaling @rebeccaritt @missnemmanuel Thanks so much Pat! Sal was an excellent g… https://t.co/rs1GeRiaSBToday's #CollectionConversation with @MrSalPerez is now available to watch on YouTube! https://t.co/3naQiJnl5t
8/8
2020
Don't forget to tune in tomorrow for our #CollectionConversation with costume designer @MrSalPerez! 11:00 am PST on… https://t.co/yV2TKq4QMO
8/6
2020
Our talented Collections Manager and Mount Maker Carolyn Jamerson is back with another helpful tutorial. Go behind-… https://t.co/2DHlAr94IJCatch up with the FIDM Museum in our August newsletter: https://t.co/yVi6BmGkhI @DianaEdenDesign @StarsUnderwear We'll be posting the conversation to our IGTV and YouTube channels after!
8/5
2020
Mark your calendar for this Friday, August 7 at 11:00 am: Costume Designer Salvador Perez will join Curator Kevin J… https://t.co/uoNA18UDvKAmerican socialite and philanthropist Betsy Bloomingdale was born #OnThisDay in 1922. She was considered a fashion… https://t.co/of90EqcNNj
Retweeted by FIDM MuseumHappy birthday Betsy Bloomingdale, born #OTD in 1922! Here, Betsy dances with friends in Los Angeles wearing evenin… https://t.co/DaHQJIpvLM
8/3
2020
Our latest Unboxing is for all of the fashion ephemera fans: we’re delving into one of the many design archives in… https://t.co/YrKmVtfwNF
8/1
2020
Learn about the FIDM Museum's extensive collection of design archives in today's blog post! You'll find California… https://t.co/D7TjlUQbEU
7/31
2020
An afternoon swim at Newbridge on the #RiverDart. There is a deep pool just upstream of the bridge that was sun dap… https://t.co/HmJCGGEomx
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7/30
2020

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