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Fashion and Physique Symposium: Emma McClendon
Emma McClendon presents "The Body: Fashion and Physique" 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.
Emma McClendon is associate curator of costume at The Museum at FIT. She curated The Body: Fashion and Physique, as well as past exhibitions Uniformity and Denim: Fashion’s Frontier.
The Museum at FIT (MFIT) is the only museum dedicated exclusively to the art of fashion in New York City
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