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The 1980s: An Age of Excess

Start Date 03 February 2017
End Date 07 January 2018
Venue Kent State University Museum
Location Kent, USA
Curator Jean Druesedow and Victoria Haworth
Exhibition display of dressed mannequins

“The 1980s: an Age of Excess” will highlight the sparkle and glamour of the 20th century’s ninth decade. Designer gowns and elegant street wear from Europe and America — including among others Yves Saint Laurent, Givenchy, Ungaro, Chanel and Christian LaCroix, Bill Blass, Oscar de la Renta, Patrick Kelly, Donna Karan, and Pauline Trigere — will be featured. Co-curated by Museum Director Jean Druesedow and Victoria Haworth, a senior fashion merchandising student at Kent State’s Fashion School.

Image courtesy of Kent State University Museum.