"Icons of Style" Exhibit, The Ringling

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The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Cost: Adults $25, Children (6-17) $5, Seniors (65+) $20

"Icons of Style" Exhibit, The Ringling

When November 10, 2013 @ 10:00AM - 5:00PMRepeats  daily     until Sun Jan 05 2014 .


Where The  John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

Host The Ringling

Contact (941) 359-5700 or email

This exhibition celebrates the  interconnected roles of fashion’s makers, the models who wear their designs and  the media that disseminate those looks to the world. Drawing on the rich  collection of costumes, fashion illustration and photography from the Museum of  Fine Arts in Boston, the exhibition will explore the process of creating icons  of style from design concept to runway and finished image. Fashion designers  express their creative concepts through their runway shows, and the exhibition  will feature runway pieces by John Galliano for Dior, Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel,  and Olivier Theyskens for Rochas, Arnold Scaasi and Christian Lacroix.

Designers also collaborate with celebrity clients, utilizing the latter’s star  power to convey their vision. Garments worn by personalities such as Barbra  Streisand, Winona Ryder and Cate Blanchett, as they walked the red carpet in  Hollywood, will be featured in the exhibition. The final section will address  the power of fashion photography to capture and reinterpret the designer’s  vision for a worldwide audience. The exhibition will feature 15-20 dressed  mannequins, fashion illustrations and photographs that reveal the richness of  design, persona and image.

This exhibition is organized by the Museum of  Fine Arts, Boston.


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  • Starting Saturday, November 9th, 2013, repeated every day until Sunday, January 05, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

5401 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243