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High Style: Twentieth-Century Masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection

November 07, 2015 to January 24, 2016

High Style traces the evolution of fashion from 1910 through1980 with garments and accessories by the most influential European and American designers of the 20th century, including Schiaparelli, Chanel, Dior, Givenchy, Norell, Scaasi, and Charles James, among others.


Free admission.



Related Programming + Events

November 14, 2 p.m.

InDepth Gallery Talk with Cynthia Amneus, Chief Curator and Curator of Fashion Arts and Textiles


November 25, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Wee Wednesday: Play Dress Up


December 6, 2p.m.

High Style Lecture with Jan Reeder, consulting curator, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art


December 18, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

Baby Tours: So Shiny


December 19, 11 a.m.

American Sign Language Tour


December 19, 1 – 3 p.m.

Art in the Making: Pattern Making


December 20, 1 – 3 p.m.

Creative Encounters: Fashion


January 2, 12 – 4 p.m.

Family First Saturday: So Stylish


January 20, 4 – 7 p.m.

Evenings for Educators: High Style: Fashion in the Classroom


January 20, 7 p.m.

Art and… Lecture


January 23, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Connect: Fashion



Image: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906-1978), Tree ball gown, 1955, Dark pink silk taffeta and red, pink, and white nylon tulle, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Douglas Fairbanks Jr., 1981, (2009.300.991)

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