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Fashion Insiders Speaker Series - Fashion Through the Decades: Oct. 14

10/14/2013

Lecture series featuring fashion historian John Tiffany continues with '1980-2000: The Age of Excess and the Dawn of Restraint'

LIM College - Eleanor Lambert

This fall, as part of LIM College's 75th Anniversary celebration, the Fashion Insiders speaker series will present "A Conversation of Fashion Through the Decades," a lecture series featuring author, fashion historian and lecturer John Tiffany.

The installments are as follows:

*Sept. 30 from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
1960-1970: The Youthquake!

*Oct. 14 from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
1980-2000: The Age of Excess and the Dawn of Restraint

*Nov. 16 (time TBD, part of the LIM College Student Leadership Conference)
Eleanor Lambert: Still Here

All lectures will be held at Maxwell Hall (216 East 45th St.). Ticket sales are open to the general public, with tickets priced at $25. Click here to purchase tickets. The series is available free of charge to LIM College students, faculty and staff. Contact studentlife@limcollege.edu to reserve a seat.

A percentage of tickets sales will benefit the LIM Fashion Education Foundation.

About John A.Tiffany
John A. Tiffany is an author, fashion historian, and an engaging storyteller. With more than 20 years of experience in marketing, public relations, and sponsorship projects, his expertise is unparalleled -- and he has been in executive producer roles at iconic events around the globe. He has learned many lessons along the way, collecting entertaining tales and fascinating lessons to share.

Early in his career, Tiffany was mentored by the legendary Eleanor Lambert. He is the author of the book Eleanor Lambert: Still Here. Having spoken at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, as well as at universities, colleges, high schools, organizations, and museums all over the world, Tiffany also appears frequently on television and radio shows and is a frequent pundit in newspapers, magazines, websites and blogs including: Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Women’s Wear Daily, Washington Post, Town & Country, Harper’s Bazaar, W, Elle Décor, House Beautiful, Gotham, and The Daily. He was also recently featured in the big screen documentary Versailles 73: American Runway Revolution.

Tiffany’s first book Eleanor Lambert: Still Here recounts the incredible journey of the extraordinary American pioneer who was the first fashion publicist. Eleanor Lambert raised the visibility of the industry by creating Fashion Week, The Coty Awards, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, the International Best-Dressed List, as well as helping start the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute and Costume Gala.



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