Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color

Friday, September 7–Wednesday, January 9
12:00 pm–8:00 pm

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (Seventh Avenue at 27 Street)
FREE

Admire ensembles in pink, perhaps the most divisive of colors from the 18th century to the present, with examples by designers and brands such as Elsa Schiaparelli, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Alessandro Michele of Gucci, Jeremy Scott of Moschino, and Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons. Explore the varied stereotypes and symbolism of pink throughout world history. Also see a fascinating diorama of pink toys and dress-up clothes for girls, dating from the 1950s to the present, including dolls, “princess” costumes, My Little Pony and other beloved objects.

Tuesday–Friday 12 pm–8 pm
Saturday 10 am–5 pm
Through Jan 9, 2019




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