Missoni (Italy), day ensemble, ready-to-wear, fall/winter 2006-07. Wool/nylon blend chevron knit. Appeared in Stylishly Hot. Photograph by John Alderson © Chicago Historical Society.
A conversation with Shayla Simpson, fashion consultant and former Ebony Fashion Fair model, commentator, and buyer, who will share her experiences working with Eunice Johnson and traveling to Europe's couture design houses to purchase fashions for the touring show.
In collaboration with the Embassy of France and the Embassy of Italy as part of the European Month of Culture.
Fee: $10; EU visitors should register under the member option to receive this discounted rate. Advance registration is required; space is limited. Register online or call 202-994-7394.
This event is part of the European Month of Culture (EUMC). Now in its fifth year, EUMC is a month-long festival of innovative and creative events for the American public highlighting the diverse cultures of all 28 European Union Member countries. Enjoy film, dance, music, theatre, exhibits, language classes, workshops and more in great venues throughout Washington DC. Most events are free! To see all EUMC events, click here.