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Two things that I love to the max, Brooklyn and fashion, are being brought together for a very special day of events. A collabo between the Brooklyn Museum and online shop Etsy for the exhibition, American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection, Day of Fashion is a total MUST DO!



11 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Interactive Artist Program

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor
Community crocheting with Brooklyn-based artist Olek. Bring red, white, and blue clothing to contribute.

1 p.m. Gallery Tour: American High Style
Morris A. and Meyer Shapiro Wing, 4th Floor
Join Museum Guides for an engaging tour of American High Style.

2–3:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: “Brooklyn Aesthetics”
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Moderated by cultural critic and fashion editor Michaela Angela Davis, this panel will explore how Brooklyn style relates to international trends, culture, and race. Participants include Camilla Gale and Rand Niederhoffer, co-owners of Fort Greene’s Thistle & Clover; Skye Parrott, creative director of Dossier Journal; and Quincy “Ouigi” Theodore, owner and creative director of the Brooklyn Circus.

3:30–4:30 p.m. Fashion Showcase
Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor
A showcase of works by designers from Etsy, the Brooklyn Circus, Butch Diva, Raiff Designs, and CollectHer and top students of Pratt Institute’s Fashion Design program. Fashions modeled by the I Heart Brooklyn Girls, with music by DJ Don Cuco and a photo booth by Annie Powers. Hosted by MC Eutopia.

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lowra said... @ June 27, 2010 at 12:05 PM

any pictures of the event? it was amazing, but i didn't have my camera!

Samantha Smikle said... @ June 28, 2010 at 12:12 AM

@LOWRA: unfortunately no...didn't make the museum...neither did steph, who contributes... sorry!
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