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Symposium: Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion: Objects, Narratives, and the Making of an Exhibition
Amy De La Haye presents "Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion: Objects, Narratives, and the Making of an Exhibition" for The Museum at FIT's 24th academic symposium Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion on April 30, 2021. This virtual event explores how the beauty, mythology, and symbolism of the rose have long influenced fashionable dress. #RoseInFashion
Amy de la Haye is Professor of Dress History & Curatorship and Joint Director of the Centre for Fashion Curation at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. She has worked as a curator, interpreting museum collections and archives for thirty years; from 1990 to 1991 she was Curator of 20th Century Dress at the Victoria and Albert Museum. She has published extensively on subjects including British fashion, curatorship and practices of collecting; the Women’s Land Army; subcultures; the Worth archive and is author of the V&A’s Clara Button books for children. Her next major project involves working, with Simon Costin, on a series of exhibitions on British folklore costume.
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