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Dress by naKIMuli. Photo courtesy of the artist

Day of Fashion: “Brooklyn Style”

Saturday, June 26, 2010

11 am–4:30 pm

Throughout the Museum,

In connection with the exhibition American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection, the Museum partners with Etsy to present “Brooklyn Style,” an array of fashion-related programs:



11 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Interactive Artist Program

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor


Community crocheting with Brooklyn-based artist Olek. Bring red, white, and blue clothing to contribute.



1 p.m. Gallery Tour: American High Style

Morris A. and Meyer Shapiro Wing, 4th Floor


Join Museum Guides for an engaging tour of American High Style.



2–3:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: “Brooklyn Aesthetics”

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Moderated by cultural critic and fashion editor Michaela Angela Davis, this panel will explore how Brooklyn style relates to international trends, culture, and race. Participants include Camilla Gale and Rand Niederhoffer, co-owners of Fort Greene’s Thistle & Clover; Skye Parrott, creative director of Dossier Journal; and Quincy “Ouigi” Theodore, owner and creative director of the Brooklyn Circus.



3:30–4:30 p.m. Fashion Showcase

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor


A showcase of works by designers from Etsy, the Brooklyn Circus, Butch Diva, Raiff Designs, and CollectHer and top students of Pratt Institute’s Fashion Design program. Fashions modeled by the I Heart Brooklyn Girls, with music by DJ Don Cuco and portraits taken by Annie Powers. Hosted by MC Eutopia.