Charles James: The Couture Secrets of Shape

Katie Murphy Amphitheatre

Fred P. Pomertanz Art and Design Center

Please join Dorothea Mink, professor of fashion design at the University of Arts, Bremen, and Homer Layne for a presentation of their fascinating book on Charles James. Layne — James’s assistant for almost a decade — and Mink analyze the great designer’s remarkable innovations, revealing what made his designs so special, and suggest how designers today can apply James’s principles to their own work.

A book signing will follow the presentation.

Please note that attending is on a first-come, first-served basis with RSVP.

If you require accommodations due to a disability please contact [email protected] to discuss your needs. The request should be provided with enough time to reasonably setup the accommodation.











When: Wed., March 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Where: Museum at FIT
Seventh Ave. at 27th St.
212-217-4558
Price: Free
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Katie Murphy Amphitheatre

Fred P. Pomertanz Art and Design Center

Please join Dorothea Mink, professor of fashion design at the University of Arts, Bremen, and Homer Layne for a presentation of their fascinating book on Charles James. Layne — James’s assistant for almost a decade — and Mink analyze the great designer’s remarkable innovations, revealing what made his designs so special, and suggest how designers today can apply James’s principles to their own work.

A book signing will follow the presentation.

Please note that attending is on a first-come, first-served basis with RSVP.

If you require accommodations due to a disability please contact [email protected] to discuss your needs. The request should be provided with enough time to reasonably setup the accommodation.

Buy tickets/get more info now