If jeans, then Levi's, a trench coat - by all means Burberry, beach slippers - only Havaianas. Over the past 100 years, these enduring associations of wardrobe essentials with iconic logos have formed the basis of Items: Is Fashion Modern ?, which opens at New York's MOMA Museum of Contemporary Art. Its name refers to the exhibition project "Are Clothes Modern?", Organized by the architect Bernard Rudowski in the same museum exactly 70 years ago. Since then, there have been no exhibitions dedicated exclusively to fashion at MOMA.
The curators of the current exhibition conducted a thorough study of 111 categories of clothing and accessories, which over the last century have had a significant impact on the world of fashion and the composition of our wardrobe. Items: Is Fashion Modern ?, which will occupy the entire sixth floor of MOMA, include the famous 1947 Levi's 501 jeans, Schott NYC Perfecto leather jacket, Nike Air Force 1 (1980) sneakers, Yves tuxedo and safari jacket Saint Laurent, 1970s aviator sunglasses, several pairs of 1940s Repetto ballerinas, Stephen Burrows jumpsuit (1974), Birkin bag, Cartier Love bracelet, Chanel # 5 perfume bottle from 1924, Tiffany & classic engagement ring Co., a kilt from Vivienne Westwood's Anglomania collection (1994), a polo shirt from Ralph Lauren and Lacoste and of course little black dresses from the first Ford silhouette.created by Chanel in 1926, the Dior and Givenchy models to numerous modern interpretations. In total, the exhibition features over 350 items of clothing and accessories.
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Exhibition "Items: Is Fashion Modern?" will be held at the MOMA Museum from October 1 to January 28, 2018.>