Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Registration is open for
Fashion: Now & Then: Meaning, Media, and Mode
October 3-5, 2013 at LIM College

On Thursday, October 3rd, Friday, October 4th, and Saturday, October 5th professionals and students from the fashion industry, libraries, archives, academic institutions, publishers, and museums will gather at LIM College in New York, NY for Fashion: Now & Then: Meaning, Media, and Mode, a conference on fashion information that will consist of lectures and panel discussions. The event will take place in the LIM College Townhouse at 12 East 53rd Street.

The keynote speaker is Alessandra Arezzi Boza, Communication and Content Director of Europeana Fashion Project.  She will present Europeana Fashion: Putting Europe’s Fashion Heritage Online on Friday, October 4th.

The event will kick off on Friday evening with a discussion: Marilyn Monroe: Fashion Icon: Then and Now between Mark Mendelson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ellen Tracy and Nick Woodhouse, President at Authentic Brands Group.

Over fifty representatives from the fashion industry, libraries, museums, archives, publishers, and educational institutions will make presentations. The Schedule is located on the LIM College Adrian G. Marcuse Library page:

Register: Breakfast and lunch are included on Friday, October 4th and Saturday, October 5th.  Receptions are included all three evenings. A limited number of scholarships are available to help offset conference fees. Contact Rebecca Collier for more information about scholarships.

For more information go to or contact Lisa Ryan at or 646.218.7737

LIM College Fashion Show, Plaza Hotel, 1970’s
Image Courtesy of LIM College Archive

Posted on August 28, 2013 I Blog post by Lisa Ryan, M.L.I.S. (LIM College Reference and Instruction Librarian)