Couture Council Young Patrons Cook Up a Creative Feast for the Eyes at the Museum at FIT’s Food & Fashion Opening Party photos byBFA / Diana Zapata

The Food & Fashion exhibition is a multifaceted look at how intertwined these genres are and what they can express about our culture and society

The Couture Council Young Patrons (CCYP) of The Museum at FIT (MFIT) took part in the opening night party of the Food & Fashion exhibition, an exhibition that explores the impact of food and food culture on fashion design. Food & Fashion includes over 80 garments and accessories by designers including Moschino, Stan Herman, and Carolina Herrera.

The exhibition is co-curated by Melissa Marra-Alvarez, MFIT’s curator of education and research, and Elizabeth Way, the museum’s associate curator of costume.

Notable guests of the CCYP included the co-founders of the Couture Council Young Patrons Lizzie Asher and Adrien Gardner Lesser, shoe designer featured in the show Dyandra Raye, fashion designer Cynthia Rowley and influencer Kit Keenan, artist and designer Maayan Zilberman, publisher Sharon Coplan Hurowitz, and fashion icon and philanthropist Lauren Kulchinsky Levison.

The CCYP co-founders both wore designers featured in the exhibition: Moschino and Carolina Herrera.

About The Couture Council Young Patrons:

The Couture Council Young Patrons, a group of fashion industry leaders and fashion insiders, work to amplify the mission of The Museum at FIT: “to promote creativity and lifelong learning among diverse audiences with innovative exhibitions and public programs that advance knowledge of fashion.”  Together with the Couture Council, the CCYP helps provide a secure financial foundation for The Museum at FIT, as well as supporting FIT’s emphasis on social justice and sustainability.


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