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Fashion at the Museum

Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at 6 p.m.

Robe du soir, Isabelle, Christian Dior, 1948. Don de Mme David Meltzer. ROM 961.136.1 © Musée Royal de l'Ontario

Creative Streak: Creator and Material

Fashion at the Museum

As part of the Christian Dior exhibition, join a discussion on the ways in which luxury textiles influence the work of creators with designers Helmer Joseph and Elisa C. Rossow.

From silk organza to muslin and Turkish cotton, learn more about fabric choices, which must strike a delicate balance between the inspiration they provide designers and the many technical challenges they raise.

Montréal designer Helmer Joseph will explain how he selected textiles to recreate three haute couture gowns based on original patterns by the house of Dior for the McCord Museum.

Guest Speakers

  • Helmer Joseph, designer
  • Elisa C. Rossow, designer

Hosted Stéphane Le Duc, journalist at Dress to KILL magazine and professor at the ESG-UQAM École supérieure de mode.

The French-language lecture will be followed by a bilingual question period at which participants will have the opportunity to put all their questions to the fashion experts!

Registration

The event will be held at the Museum (limited seating) and will be broadcast live on social media.

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Free activity. Registration required.

Location: J. Armand Bombardier Theatre at the McCord Museum

Fashion at the Museum

This conversation series showcases famous designers alongside emerging names from the fashion world. Subscribe to our newsletter and you won’t miss a single event!

Hosted by Stéphane Le Duc, journalist for Dress to KILL magazine and professor at the ESG-UQAM École supérieure de mode, this series showcases famous designers alongside emerging names from the fashion world.

View our previous online fashion conversations here.

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