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Symposium: Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion: Jonathan Faiers presents "Ordeal by Roses"
Jonathan Faiers presents “Ordeal by Roses” 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
is Professor of Fashion Thinking at the University of Southampton, UK, and he lectures internationally on the interface between popular culture, textiles and dress His publications include "Tartan" (Berg, 2008), "Dressing Dangerously," "Fur: A Sensitive History" (both Yale University Press, 2013 and 2020) and essays for "Alexander McQueen," "London Couture" (both V&A, 2015) and "Expedition: Fashion from the Extreme" (MFlT/Thames & Hudson, 2017).
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