Elegance in an Age of Crisis
Contributor Names
Birks, Beverley
Bowles, Hamish
Mears, Patricia
Yamato, Andrew
Fashion Institute of Technology (New York, N.Y.). Museum
Boyer, G. Bruce
Rubinacci, Luca
Attolini, Massimiliano
Hitchcock, Stephen
A video exploring key themes of "Elegance in an Age of Crisis" an exhibition about 1930s style at The Museum at FIT February 7 to April 19, 2014.
Part 1 features MFIT curator Patricia Mears, couture collector Beverley Birks, and Vogue editor Hamish Bowles discussing women's style of the era.
Part 2 features menswear writer G. Bruce Boyer, Savile Row tailor Stephen Hitchcock, Luca Rubinacci of London House, and Massimiliano Attolini of Cesare Attolini discussing men's style of the era.
Shot and edited for MFIT by Andrew Yamato.
Moving Image
Women's clothing
Fashion design
Fashion designers
Museum exhibits
Elegance in an Age of Crisis: Fashions of the 1930s
Nineteen thirties
Men's clothing
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Elegance in an Age of Crisis


Fashion Institute of Technology. (2014). Elegance in an Age of Crisis [Video]. Archive on Demand. https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23174
Fashion Institute of Technology. "Elegance in an Age of Crisis." Archive on Demand, 2014, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23174
Fashion Institute of Technology, "Elegance in an Age of Crisis," Archive on Demand, 2014, video, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23174