Museum of Chinese in America Fashion Exhibits Coming in April 2013


April looks to be a busy month in the world of fashion as the Museum of Chinese in America* curates two exhibitions, from April 26th to September 29th.

Front Row: Chinese American Designers

Featuring the unique visions of 16 designers, guest curator/designer Mary Ping focuses on the cultural and social forces that culminated into this group’s ascension into fashiondom.  Among the 16 designers featured in the exhibit are Anna Sui, Derek Lam, Jason Wu, Phillip Lim, Vera Wang, Vivienne Tam, and  Zang Toi.

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More info can be found here.

Shanghai Glamour: New Women 1910s-40s

Also opening up on April 26th is the Shanghai Glamour exhibition.  Known as the ‘Paris of the East’, Shanghai’s identity was deeply associated with it’s women and its fashion.  Curated by scholar Mei Mei Rado, the exhibition will display 12 outfits from the 1910s to 1940s on loan from the China National Silk Museum in Hangzhou and three dresses from prominent private New York collections.

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More info can be found here.

*The Museum of Chinese in America is located at 215 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013.

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