Black Excellence: Fashion that Prevails

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2020 Contact: costume@cornell.edu Location: Human Ecology Building, Level T Display Cases Ithaca, N.Y. – A new fashion exhibition, Black Excellence: Fashion that Prevails, will feature items designed by influential Black style tastemakers, influencers, and artists. The exhibit, organized through the Cornell Costume & Textile Collection, will open in the College of Human […]

Fashion & Feathers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 24, 2019 Contact: costume@cornell.edu Location: Human Ecology Building, Level T Display Cases Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. on weekdays, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on weekends when Cornell University is open. Free and open to the public. Ithaca, N.Y. – A new exhibition, Fashion & Feathers, will explore the complex and nebulous space […]

Apply for the Charlotte A. Jirousek Research Fellowship in the CCTC – 2019-2020

Attention Cornell Students: Apply for the Charlotte A. Jirousek Research Fellowship in the Cornell Costume & Textile Collection! The late Dr. Charlotte Jirousek, former curator of the Cornell Costume and Textile Collection (CCTC) and Associate Professor in the Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design, was passionate about integrating the CCTC into the educational experience […]

As Smart as it Looks

Blog post by Dorothy Schefer Faux ’69. That was the tagline Vogue senior editors decided on when they “jumped ship” lex nd left Si Newhouse’s publishing empire for Rupert Murdoch’s to start Mirabella – a new kind of style magazine for the “post-modern” woman, one who was pursuing a life outside the home. A woman who needed a […]