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Black Fashion Designers Symposium: Ariele Elia in conversation with Bethann Hardison and Veronica Webb
Ariele Elia, in conversation with Bethann Hardison and Veronica Webb at The Museum at FIT's annual fashion symposium, Black Fashion Designers, held on Monday, February 6, 2017. The one-day symposium featured talks by designers, models, journalists, and scholars on African diasporic culture and fashion.
Ariele Elia is assistant curator of costumes and textiles at MFIT. She curated the exhibition Faking It and co-curated Black Fashion Designers.
Bethann Hardison is a former model and founder of the modeling agency Bethann Management and the Diversity Coalition.
Veronica Webb, one of the first African–American supermodels, now shares her story on her lifestyle blog, WebbOnTheFly.com.
The Museum at FIT
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