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The History of Women’s Fashion: Interview with Katie Somerville and April Calahan

Haute couture garments showcased in The Krystyna Campbell-Pretty Fashion Gift reflect the major social and economic shifts in society, and in particular highlight the way in which women’s roles have evolved.

Join Katie Somerville, NGV’s Senior Curator of Fashion and Textiles, and April Calahan, New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology’s Curator of Special Collections, as they unpack the significance of key garments, including designs by Elsa Schiaparelli and Alexander McQueen.

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