FRESH, FLY, AND FABULOUS: FIFTY YEARS OF HIP HOP STYLE
February 8 - April 23, 2023
The Museum at FIT is paying tribute to Hip Hop's influence in fashion in the past 50 years. Dubbed 'Fresh, Fly, and Fabulous: Fifty Years of Hip Hop Style', the exhibition will explore this revolutionary and influential style with over 100 garments and accessories, and marks the first time that the museum examines fashion exclusively through one musical genre.
FREE: HIP HOP FASHION SYMPOSIUM
February 24, 10 am–5 pm
Join The Museum at FIT for Fresh, Fly, and Fabulous: Fifty Years of Hip Hop Style, a fashion symposium led by the exhibition’s co-curators Elena Romero and Elizabeth Way. The symposium will draw on the expert voices of hip hop style from journalists, designers, and stylists to curators, professors, and archivists who will explore topics that center hip hop fashion as a force that has shaped American culture for five decades. Talks and panels focus on the role of jewelry, custom design, media, collecting, and designer brands in amplifying hip hop’s impact on fashion and society.
Link for more information and to RSVP