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Fashion and Physique Symposium:Tim Gunn in conversation with Dr. Valerie Steele
Tim Gunn in conversation with Dr. Valerie Steele at The Museum at FIT's 19th fashion symposium, Fashion and Physique, held on Friday, February 23, 2018.
The one-day symposium featured lectures and panels on topics such as the emergence of the plus-size fashion industry in the early twentieth century, the impact of popular culture on how we assess the female body, and fashion accessibility for the disabled in the technological age.
Tim Gunn is the Emmy-winning co-host of Project Runway. The honorary chair of fashion design at Parsons School of Design, he is also author of "Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor."
Dr. Valerie Steele is director and chief curator at The Museum at FIT, where she has organized more than 25 exhibitions since 1997. She is the author of numerous books, including "The Corset."
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