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Fashion history resurfaces downtown – briefly

A sign from the past, visible earlier this week.

“I was shocked.” That’s how Jim Nash, with the Farnsworth-Hill property management company, describes his reaction when workers rehabbing the 708 Church Street building earlier this week uncovered a sign from years gone by.

“Milburns,” the sign said, above a window and some plywood window coverings.

That 708 Church storefront most recently housed Market Fresh Books. It’s being fixed up as the new home for American Mattress, currently on Davis Street. But what the heck was Milburns?

Well, according to the Evanston History Center, Milburns was a women’s sportswear store from

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Official Date and American Fashion Theme Details

The First Monday in May is a holiday in the fashion world. Outside of awards season, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Gala (also known as the Met Gala) is the most star-studded celebrity event of the year. In 2020, the event, like pretty much everything else in 2020, was canceled because of COVID-19.

While everyone usually in attendance was on lockdown, the event encouraged people to use #MetGalChallenge and recreate one of their favorite past looks.

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Amiri Fall 2021 Menswear Collection

On a typical Amiri runway, you might see looks styled to be so reminiscent of the rock stars and jet-setters that helped kick off Mike Amiri’s career, you would have to do a double take. That ability to translate the spirit of Keith or Axl into clothing for the common guy is what has helped turn the California designer into one of American fashion’s recent success stories. Despite our pandemic year, Amiri is thriving, his business is growing, and he has just launched a prize for young American designers—so you might be surprised to learn about his new source of

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Baseball-jersey fashion | Harvard Magazine

Inspired by this spring’s arrival of the city’s minor-league baseball team, the Worcester Art Museum has mounted a new show celebrating the sport: The Iconic Jersey: Baseball x Fashion. Opening June 12, the exhibit offers more than 35 historic and contemporary shirts, along with vintage photographs and trading cards, fabric swatches, and logo designs. On display, for instance, is “Stan the Man” Musial’s 1952 St. Louis Cardinal’s jersey, featuring the team’s bird-and-bat logo, which was hand-stitched (as all the team jerseys were) by workers at the R.J. Liebe Athletic Lettering Company through 2003. There’s the splashy 1983 Houston Astros

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The Met Gala returns this year with an exhibition on American fashion

Fashion-lovers may want to note the dates of the Costume Institute in New York’s next major exhibition – a two-parter that focuses on American fashion. In celebration of the first opening, a more intimate version of the Met Gala will take place on 13 September, pending government guidelines.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced that the exhibitions will take place in 2021 and 2022, respectively. The first exhibition is In America: A Lexicon of Fashion, and it is scheduled to open in September 2021 at the Anna Wintour Costume Center. It will celebrate the Costume Institute’s 75th anniversary and

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Met Gala to return in September 2021

The first Monday in May is typically when the Met Gala, an event known as the Oscars of the fashion world, explodes in a froth of frills and feathers as the great and the good of the industry peacock on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

The biggest night in fashion is a fundraising benefit for the museum, and each year marks the opening of its annual fashion exhibition. Cancelled due to Covid in 2020, the sartorial extravaganza makes a return for 2021 with a theme of American Fashion, and an all-new two-part format:

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