Beyond Rebellion: Fashioning the Biker Jacket explores the genesis and evolution of the biker jacket. The exhibition is organized by graduated students of The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). Tracing the passage from ‘utilitarian outerwear to iconic symbol of rebellion, function, and “cool” . ‘ According to the students researches : “The biker jacket emerged in the early twentieth century as a protective garment to shield motorcycle riders from the elements. Over the years, the mystique of the motorcycle jacket has attracted not […]
The Shoe Obsession exhibition at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York has produced an eponymous publication printed by Yale University Press, set to go on sale April 30. Work by Charlotte Olympia, Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik and other world-class designers are all waiting to be discovered on page after page of this beautiful new book.