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Fashion Unraveled Colloquium: r. Sonya Abrego “Denim, Smartphone Fade, and the Markings of Contemporary Labor”
Inspired by the MFIT exhibition Fashion Unraveled and organized by MFIT and the Fashion Research Network, this one-day colloquium explored the concepts of memory, wear, and imperfection in fashion. Speakers focused on imperfect garments and the significance of dressing as a habitual, intimate, and ephemeral act.
Sonya Abrego holds a PhD from the Bard Graduate Center, is a visiting assistant professor at the Pratt Institute, Parsons: The New School for Design, and is in the school of graduate studies at FIT. Her research interests include 20th-century fashion, design, history, film, and material culture. Sonya is presently working on a book about Westernwear in postwar America.
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