Fashion Victims: Germ Warfare—Online Q&A
Where: The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park S.
212-475-3424 Price: Free
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The National Arts Club presents “Fashion Victims: Germ Warfare,” an online lecture on the history of clothing and contagious disease from fashion historian and author Dr. Alison Matthews David.
Dr. Matthews David is a historian of dress and textiles, focusing on the nineteenth and early twentieth-century fashion, accessories and material culture. Her work intersects with multiple areas including medical history, criminology, and occupational health. Her creative work includes fashion curation, and launched the journal Fashion Studies with her co-editor Dr. Ben Barry in 2018. She is the author of Fashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress Past and Present, among other books.Buy tickets/get more info now