Spend 5 days in New York city shopping for fabrics and trims with Ryliss Bod and Jo Hutchins. There will also be plenty of time to go sightseeing and free time.
Ryliss is staying at the Hyatt Hotel, 350 W 39th .
Ryliss has put together a walking tour of the garment district that is full of fabrics and trims. Both Ryliss and Jo will help you with your fabric and sewing questions. Everyone will receive a list of stores with addresses so they may return during their free time.
We will also visit -
*Kenneth D. King at his New York studio.
Fashion Designer, Made to Measure Tailor, Author, Instructor at FIT and the Sewing and Design School.
* New York City Harbor Lights Cruise
Take in the lights of the Manhattan skyline from a boat on this evening harbor cruise. Listen to live commentary on the harbor’s sights—including One World Trade Center, the Statue of Liberty, and the Chrysler Building.
*Visit Fashion Designer Julio Cesar in his NYC Studio.
*The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology Shoe Exhibit
Shoes will highlight approximately 400 pairs of shoes from the museum’s permanent collection of 4,000 shoes. Following the success of the MFIT exhibitions Shoes: A Lexicon of Style (1999) and Shoe Obsession (2013), this exhibition will provide its own rich narrative on the enduring cultural significance of shoes, while showcasing the museum’s world-class collection of footwear. The museum’s earliest shoes date from the 17th century (a pair of high-heeled men’s shoes). The most recent are spectacular 21st-century footwear. Labels to be featured include Alaïa, Manolo Blahnik, Chanel, Ferragamo, Christian Louboutin, Alexander McQueen, Prada, Noritaka Tatehana, Iris van Herpen, and Roger Vivier, among others.
*Metropolitan Museum of Art (The MET)
Kimono Style: The John C. Weber Collection
This exhibition will trace the transformation of the kimono from the late Edo period (1615–1868) through the early 20th century, as the T-shaped garment was adapted to suit the lifestyle of modern Japanese women. It will feature a remarkable selection of over 60 Kimonos from the renowned John C. Weber Collection of Japanese art that explore the mutual artistic exchanges between the kimono and Western fashion, as well as highlights from The Costume Institute’s collection.
Registration Deadline: July 6, 2022, meaning no refunds after this date unless we get a replacement for you.
|Fri, Sep 30, 2022 at 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm|
Sat, Oct 1, 2022 at 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, Oct 2, 2022 at 9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Mon, Oct 3, 2022 at 9:00 am to 9:30 pm
Tue, Oct 4, 2022 at 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Wed, Oct 5, 2022 at 9:00 am to 8:30 pm