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Exhibition Opening Reception: Fabulous Fashion

Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 6:00 PM | Members' Room/Peluso Family Exhibition Gallery | for members and guests | free of charge | registration required

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Join us for a reception celebrating the new exhibition Fabulous Fashion. In the Peluso Family Exhibition Gallery you will discover a world of transcending beauty created by designers, photographers, illustrators and editors during periods of war and peace. Here are ravishing images and books culled from the Library’s extensive collection.

More about the exhibition


Fabulous Fashion is presented with generous support from The Arthur F. and Alice E. Adams Foundation, Bloomingdale’s, and the Felicia Fund.


Photograph by Richard Avedon, Vogue, January 15, 1967. Collection of the New York Society Library.


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