Fashion Culture: From Louis Armstrong to Dizzy Gillespie: Jazz and Black Glamour

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Fashion Culture: From Louis Armstrong to Dizzy Gillespie: Jazz and Black Glamour

Description

In a conversation moderated by MFIT assistant curator Elizabeth Way, historian Alphonso McClendon and vintage performer Dandy Wellington discuss the influence of jazz on 1920s fashion. McClendon is associate program director of Design & Merchandising at Drexel University and the author of "Fashion and Jazz: Dress, Identity and Subcultural Improvisation." Dandy Wellington is a jazz singer, bandleader, and vintage style activist based in Harlem in New York City.
"From Louis Armstrong to Dizzy Gillespie: Jazz and Black Glamour" is being held in conjunction with the upcoming FIT Graduate Studies exhibition "The Roaring Twenties and The Swinging Sixties," created in collaboration with The Museum at FIT.

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The Museum at FIT

Date Created

2021-03-25

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1:00:33

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