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Symposium: Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion: Capturing and Contextualizing Roses in Perfume
Mairi MacKenzie presents “Capturing and Contextualizing Roses in Perfume" 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
Mairi MacKenzie is a Research Fellow in Fashion and Textiles at Glasgow School of Art and a visiting lecturer at Glasglow University. Her current research is concerned with the relationship between popular music and fashion and social histories of perfume. She is author of "Dream Suits: The Wonderful World of Nudie Cohn" (Lannoo, 2011), "Isms: Understanding Fashion" (A&C Black, 2009), and "Perfume and Fantasy: Scent in Popular Culture and Everyday Life" (Bloomsbury, forthcoming).
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