” The Museum at FIT

Couture confidante


The story of Elizabeth Keckley – dressmaker and confidante of Mary Todd Lincoln and later an author and civil rights activist – is one of the most astonishing in the history of American fashion. Her success involved the dismantling of racial and gender barriers, leading her to fame and fortune during the nation’s most turbulent period.

In uniform


WAG was at The Museum at FIT in Manhattan this past week, touring through “Uniformity,” the latest exhibition in its Fashion & Textile Gallery….