Fashion Talks: Marc Jacobs + Thom Browne in Conversation w/ Fred Dennis + Karen Elson
Fashion Talks: Marc Jacobs
Patricia Mears, deputy director of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, continues her discussion series with an interview with designer Marc Jacobs. Mears will delve into Jacobs’ short-lived career at the helm of Perry Ellis where he was fired, his current work at Louis Vuitton, and the impact he’s had in fashion over time.
French Institute Alliance Francaise, Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th St bet Madison and Park Aves, NYC, 212-307-4100, 7pm, $20-$25, www.fiaf.org
Thom Browne in Conversation with Fred Dennis
One of the best known tailors in the world, Thom Browne sits down with the Fashion Institute of Technology Museum‘s exhibition manager Fred Dennis to discus Browne’s CFDA award, his collection for Brooks Brothers called Black Fleece, his line of men’s jewelry for Harry Winston, and his men’s line for Moncler, Gamme Bleu.
Katie Murphy Ampitheater at FIT, Seventh Ave at 27th St, NYC, 212-217-4585, 7-9pm, free, RSVP required
Face of YSL, Chanel and Christian Dior, creator of indie project The Citizen’s Band and of course, Jack White’s babies momma Karen Elson has released haunting first single The Ghost Who Walks from her much anticipated solo album of the same title, produced by her hubby. See her live tonight, performing more stuff from new CD out May 24.
(Le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St bet Thompson and Sullivan Sts, NYC, 212-228-4854, NYC, 8pm, $15, www.myspace.com/karenelsonmusic