Lecture: How Vintage Clothing Became Mainstream @ DAR Museum, Washington [12 June]

Lecture: How Vintage Clothing Became Mainstream


62
12
June
12:00 - 13:00

 Facebook event page
DAR Museum
1776 D St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006
Long before Macklemore rapped about popping tags at the thrift shop and wearing your grandpa’s clothes, vintage clothing was firmly established as a statement of individuality in the fashion world. The idea of wearing grandpa’s (and grandma’s) clothing as fashion and not for playing dress-up as children is a concept that dates back to about the 1950s. Over the decades, vintage clothing has transitioned from the counterculture/niche market to the pages of national fashion magazines, sold by major fashion labels, embraced by celebrities and of course, worn by Grammy-winning rap artists.
This presentation will trace the evolution of vintage from small boutiques to major retailers and online platforms and social media. It will also cover insider information on how the vintage market works, how to find good vintage deals, and how to care for your vintage items.
Speaker: Deb Fuller, Learning Designer, Strayer University
FREE, Drop-In
Discussion
image
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ DAR Museum:

World's Fair!
DAR Museum

The most anticipated events in Washington :

Family Separation Protest at the White House
Lafayette Square, Washington, D.C.
Washington DC - Water Lantern Festival
National Harbor
Eagles with James Taylor and His All-Star Band
Nationals Park
JAY-Z and BEYONCÉ - OTR II
FedExField
Britney Spears
MGM National Harbor
Taylor Swift reputation Stadium Tour
FedExField
Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour
Capital One Arena
Shakira - EL Dorado World Tour
Capital One Arena
Farewell Yellow Brick Road
Capital One Arena
Zac Brown Band with very special guest OneRepublic
Nationals Park
The most popular events in your news feed!