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CAMBRIDGE — The sculptured lower torso of Michelangelo’s David is sandwiched by two red fields. In his right hand, the Goliath-slaying rock is clutched. And covering the naked David’s privates? Not a fig leaf, as was added to a Victorian … Continue reading

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Fashioning Canada Since 1867 article

The latest article about Fashioning Canada Since 1867: 150 years of Canadian fashions – Bill Doucet | Cambridge Times While Canada’s contribution to fashion may be somewhat underappreciated, there are garments that are internationally known. Take for instance a Russian group that … Continue reading

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FHM in the news – Two Recent articles about the FHM

NUVO magazine, by Deirdre Kelly FASHIONING CANADA SINCE 1867 Sesquicentennial style at Ontario’s Fashion History Museum. The fuchsia and orange gown by Toronto designer Lucian Matis that Sophie Grégoire Trudeau wore to the state dinner in Washington with U.S. President … Continue reading

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A Sneak peak at our latest exhibitions

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Another season at the FHM

We open for another year this Wednesday, March 15 with two exhibitions. In Gallery One from March 15 – July 9: Dior, 1947 – 1962. Ten dresses from the first 15 years of the House of Dior that illustrate Dior’s … Continue reading

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De-installing Wild and Rare

Today we struck Wild and Rare – here’s a peak at how it went down:

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Just found… videos of last year’s exhibitions

These two videos were just posted on Youtube in last couple of months – the exhibitions are long over, but it’s nice to have the links…  

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100 Years of Swimwear

These past few months the Esse Purse Museum in Little Rock, Arkansas has been showcasing 10 bathing suits from the Fashion History Museum collection with the 1930s and up augmented with hats, sunglasses, and other fun beach paraphernalia. The show … Continue reading

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Fashion History Museum Summer Shows:

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FHM article on Racked.com

Welcome to the Fashion History Museum of Cambridge, Ontario The tiny Fashion History Museum opened in 2015 ISABEL B. SLONE May 18, 2016 (To see with images on Racked.com click here) Cambridge, Ontario is the home of the mighty Grand … Continue reading

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