January 17, 2022

Digitization Projects: European Online Fashion Archive To Launch in May, a Europeana Project

From Vogue UK: A public archive of Europe’s extensive fashion history will soon become available from May 2 with the launch of a website called europeanafashion.eu. Cultural institutions from 12 different countries – including London’s Victoria and Albert Museum and Paris’ Les Arts Décoratifs – will provide artefacts for the online project which will feature […]

New York Public Library and FIT Archives Launch Digital Archive of Historic Fashion Drawings and Sketches

From The NY Times: After two years of planning, the Picture Collection of the New York Public Library and the Special Collections & FIT Archives of the Fashion Institute of Technology Library have recently started a digital archive of fashion drawings and sketches by André Fashion Studios, The collection, André Studios 1930-1941: Fashion Drawings & […]

Fashion Institute of Technology and NYPL to Unveil Online Fashion Information and Image Portal

From a METRO* Announcement: An event and formal launched is scheduled to take place next week in NYC. Details here. Background This digitized collection of 5,415 fashion drawings and sketches produced by André Fashion Studios between 1930 and 1941 is the result of a partnership between the Picture Collection of The New York Public Library […]