Meet the Speaker: Leonard Choo

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THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2018 Art of Fashion: Leonard Choo An Exquisite Pursuit: Shopping and Design in Ballet Costuming 5:30 p.m. Wine Reception | 6 p.m. Lecture Barbara Streisand once sang, “Everything is beautiful at the ballet”…and it has to be. The quest for beauty in ballet extends beyond the sweeping grace of its dancers – to the complex, fascinating, and often intricately specialized costumes that contribute to the wonder of its mise-en-scène. How do these … Read More

Meet the Speaker: Merline Labissiere

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ART OF FASHION: March 29, 2018 Becoming a Fashion Designer: How Merging Architecture and Fashion Impact the work of Merline Labissière Merline Labissière, a designer from Project Runway All Stars Season 6 and an alum of Project Runway Season 14, has utilized her creative talents to establish her own fashion line and launch a non-profit, Provoke Style Fashion Camp Corporation, which utilizes fashion-filled curriculum to instruct inner city youth in Miami, Florida. Labissière holds an … Read More