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Freshman medical technology major Eindre Win said “Bridgerton” inspired her to buy a corset. Photo courtesy of Eindre Win.

‘Bridgerton’ ignites revival of corset trend

Catie Pusateri Reporter February 8, 2021

Fashion trends often resurface after a decade or two, but a recent trend emerged from the Regency period. Corsets, garments typically used to achieve a smaller waist, found their way into modern fashion...

Pictured above is an “ensemble from Southern Moravia in Slovakia” courtesy of Kent State University Museum. The regional dress exhibition displays clothes from Western and Eastern Europe. Photo courtesy of the Kent State Fashion Museum.

Kent State Fashion Museum unveils European regional dress exhibit

Catie Pusateri, Reporter February 1, 2021

Take a step back in time with the new European regional dress exhibition at Kent State University Museum opening Feb. 2. Stitched: Regional Dress Across Europe opens at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The exhibition...

The Fashion School hosts lecture on fashion, style, popular Japanese culture

Gershon Harrell Fashion reporter November 2, 2019

Students, staff and faculty gathered in the Kent State University Museum auditorium to listen to Associate Professor of Media Studies Jin Nakamura from Atomi University, Japan. Nakamura spoke to the audience...

‘Fashion Meets the Body’ reception shows off designs from faculty

Ashley Johnson October 10, 2018

The Kent State University Museum held a reception for “Fashion Meets the Body: Juried KSU Faculty Exhibition” Tuesday evening in Rockwell Hall.The event started with welcoming remarks from John Crawford-Spinelli,...

Kent State Museum combine fashion and technology @Infinitum

Felicia Guadagni October 1, 2015

A cross-cultural celebration of art, fashion and technology between the United States and China took place at the opening reception of the “@Infinitum” exhibition at the Kent State University Museum...

Kent State University Museum closes for renovations

Chelsea Graff June 16, 2015

The Kent State University Museum closed on June 8 for renovations and will reopen on June 27.Museum director Jean Druesedow said the fire suppression system on the first floor of the storage area is obsolete...

Courtesy of Geoffrey Beene

Kent State University Museum unveils “Geoffrey Beene: American Ingenuity” exhibit

Kelsey Drumm January 31, 2015

The Kent State University Museum opened its “Geoffrey Beene: American Ingenuity” exhibition to showcase clothing articles created by the designer throughout his 40-year career on Thursday, Jan. 29.American...

Jewelry exhibit opens to celebrate 25 years

Felicia Ssempala October 23, 2014

The American Jewelry Design Council is celebrating 25 years by featuring an exhibit, “Variations on a Theme: 25 Years of Design,” in the Kent State University Museum in the Alumni Gallery.“We wanted...

The American Tapestry Biennial 10 meets Kent State University Museum

Felicia Ssempala September 24, 2014

The American Tapestry Alliance has been touring museums doing exhibits on tapestry all over the world.  This year they are making a pit stop at the Kent State University Museum. The American Tapestry...

Models showcase designs from each fashion design senior for the final walk of the Fashion Schools senior fashion show, April 27, 2013.

Seniors to showcase final collections at FS2 annual show

Jake Green April 21, 2014

The Fashion School at Kent State marks the culmination of each school year with its annual fashion show, showcasing the senior design major’s final collections.This year, the show will be completely...

Photo courtesy of Kent State.

Druesedow named distinguished honors faculty member

Drew Jones March 23, 2014

Jean Druesedow, director of the Kent State University Museum, is the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Honors Faculty Award.   Druesedow is the 24th recipient of the award, which recognizes excellence...

KSU Museum exhbits fashion and technology

Jake Green February 4, 2014

iPhones. Tablets. LED televisions. Technology is everywhere now. We interact with it at the doctor’s office and at restaurants. We’re constantly itching for the next new thing, but we rarely think...

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