Apparently, pink is still in vogue, even when the epidemic is over.
When Robert Frost, Georgia O’Connor, Areta Franklin and other creators died in the flower, the museum at FIT is hosting a recent exhibition.
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About a year after the launch, Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion is housed in the New York City Institute of Technology. From the silk of the 18th century to the gender-neutral racing, the show is the first socio-cultural exploration in fashion. The Exhibition of 130 Costumes and Accessories explores the beauty of the rose as it explores how it affects our appearance, our dress, our emotions and our fantasy. In addition to the landscapes, there are also the likes of Stephen Jones, Lily Dache, Caroline Reuben, and “Mr.” Mills. John. ”
As the museum’s doors reopened to the public on Friday, an hour-long salute greeted the museum’s director and superintendent, Valerie Stelle. Dressed in a variety of pink-inspired costumes, there was a party, and others praised the reopening of the museum, she said in an interview Wednesday.
Steel Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion discusses how strange and neutral it is for the first time since the post-closing exhibition. During the epidemic, what kept me going was a long walk to the city center to take pictures of plants and flowers. That’s just what David Hockney said on Twitter[Do remember] You can’t cancel spring, ”she said. I felt this way and it was the same with this rose show. I thought, ‘We will not cancel this, even if it is 11 months late.’ We do this show. ‘It’s incredibly beautiful. He has the same idea – you can’t cancel a new birth. The flowers bloom again. ”
After talking to visitors at the FIT Museum on Sunday, many people seem to be feeling the effects of the show, which is to be expected. “A lot of research went into it. There are only layers of objects. The most obvious is the symbolism of color – the emotional red, the pure white, the grayscale pink, the physical black rose and the thorn – all of which are interpretations. Pink like fragrance. Rose is a flower associated with Venus as the god of love. It is a flower of resonance in many different cultures in Persia and Europe. ”
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Over the years, the ideas of symbols and interpretations have been responded to by designers and exhibitors have been responding to it on the basis of steel. “There are a whole bunch of images of flowers associated with plant sexuality and feminine beauty and low beauty. And then there are some layers of translation associated with roses of different colors and thorns. All of that feeds into the show, which makes it very rich in meaning.
While there is an obvious way to have rose prints and embroidered roses, the exhibition also features petals and floral elements, Steele said. Alexander McQueen’s jacket of St. Laurent, with sleeves, deep and reddish hues, looks like Samurai’s 18th-century punk-like comedy de Carson and Cladia Gessel Nisma skirts are somewhat popular. Charles James’s colorful robe, which looked like a bouquet of flowers, was another highlight, says Stelle.
The exhibition Presented to Steele in 2019, she is the co-chair of Amy de la Haye, chair of dress history and co-director of fashion and at the London College of Fashion. De La Haye co-produced “Ravishing: The Rose in fashion” with FIT Clothing and Accessories Superintendent Cole Hill.
De la Haye cites three inspirational sources – her mother’s lifelong love of roses, the pink photos she posted on Instagram, and TS Eliot’s 1936 “Burnt Norton” line of poetry “for the roses.” After reading that line eight or nine years ago, Dela Haye continued, “I will use that one day.” (Knight photos are also available at the “Roses from My Garden” exhibition at the Coach Gallery until October.)
When the roses bloom, the museum’s late opening is poetic de la haye.
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De La Haye’s “Roving Rose” show is also up-to-date, citing Monday’s UN climate report. But in general, “Flowers are always fashionable. Roses are very popular. But certainly, since 2010, Rose has become a political theme for the anti-female genital mutilation campaign. Roses have been used by neo-label designers such as Neil Grozinger to explore gender identity. We got from him a costume that combines many styles with a pink style, which is cut in a sporty style and colorful.
The exhibition tells how flowers were once sex-neutral, after men wore a wreath in Roman times and rose-scented women loved strong fragrances de la haye. That began to change in the 19th century, but men continued to wear floral patterns on their clothes. In the accompanying book and in the show, 19th-century men’s clothing is clear, but the bride, who appeared around the 1860s, often with small and partially concealed pink fabrics such as embroidery, printed cotton swabs, and silk.
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In addition to sexual identities, the scene explores themes of love, beauty, sex, sin, transmission, transmission, humiliation, and death. Most items on display are collected from the FIT collection. Speaking of accessories, de la Haye said: “When we can come, see and thank, we can or do not want any fashion to be fashionable. But the point is, in practice, everyone can change by wearing or holding real roses. As roses grow in most parts of the world, many people feel that they have changed by wearing roses. If they come in contact with someone on the street and they have a rose in the button hole or in their hair, they say, ‘What is the special occasion?’ It still gives a statement. ”
To show how many people in roses and roses interact with fashion, Dela Haye has included some studio images from the late 19th and early 20th century that she bought from eBay. Those images show people of color, same-sex and heterosexual couples, groups, and individual male and female photographs. He said those images show a special fashion and are reminiscent of roses.
But De la Haye also wants visitors to think about how we can find fake or real flowers. “And if we don’t have access to real flowers, we really have to worry,” said De La Haye. It is a jewelry exhibition, but it also has social and political dimensions.
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