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3 NOTE­WOR­THY FASH­ION EX­HI­BI­TIONS

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Manus x Machina: Fash­ion in an Age of Tech­nol­ogy at the Metropoli­tan Mu­seum of Art, New York, May 5 to Au­gust

14, 2016 This year’s Cos­tume In­sti­tute ex­hi­bi­tion show­cases over 120 pieces that trace the im­pact of tech­nol­ogy on gar­ment mak­ing, from sto­ried cou­ture tech­niques

to 3-D-print­ing meth­ods. Un­dressed: A Brief His­tory of Un­der­wear at the Vic­to­ria and Al­bert Mu­seum, Lon­don,

Eng­land, April 16, 2016, to March 12, 2017 From corsets to crino­lines to Calvins, this ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plores the fine line be­tween un­der­wear’s sen­sual al­lure and its prac­ti­cal pur­pose.

The Work of Issey Miyake at the Na­tional Art Cen­ter, Tokyo,

March 16 to June 13, 2016 Span­ning the ex­per­i­men­tal Ja­panese de­signer’s 45-year ca­reer, the ex­hi­bi­tion fills three

rooms with gar­ments that show­case Miyake’s in­ven­tive use of fab­ric to marry the util­i­tar­ian with the art­ful.

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