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Street Fashion

This is over: but still very intersting

Street fashion exhibit ongoing at CU’s Van Rensselaer Hall

Punk, goth, hippie, neohippie, hip-hop and hipster are just a few types of street fashion that Cornell researchers are taking seriously.A new exhibit, “Street Fashion and Youth Subculture: An Ethnographic Costume Exhibition,” featuring more than 50 authentic examples of street fashion, has opened in the Elizabeth Schmeck Brown Costume and Textile Gallery, located on the third floor of Cornell’s Martha Van Rensselaer Hall. It will be up until Wednesday, May 9.

To donate clothes, preferably ensembles of street fashion that is considered part of a current or past subculture, contact Jirousek at [email protected] or 255-8064. The gallery is open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

She was named Dean of the Columbus Law School in 2005; she is the first woman and first African-American to hold that position.

Its so interesting that a fashion trend would be recognized as something culturally notable in its own time, rather than only within future trends or within its own given subculture. Maybe society is starting to recognize that fashion can be a part of a culture as important as its art or music.