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Yesterday, the Costume Institute announced that its next exhibit would spotlight the effects of punk rock on fashion, and today, the Museum at FIT has revealed that its next exhibit will go in the exact opposite direction: Ivy League style. For the show, FIT will display blazers and oxfords from the usual suspects: Brooks Brothers, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, and J. Press, along with Michael Bastian and Thom Browne.
WWD reports that the show, which opens to the public tomorrow, will be broken into three segments: post-World War I, post-World War II, and the revival of preppy style from the 1980s to today. And as you may have guessed, the exhibit is almost exclusively menswear.
· FIT Takes on Ivy League Style in New Exhibition [WWD]
· The Met's Next Costume Institute Exhibit Will Be About Punk [Racked NY]