A video from the Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology. The curators Emma McClendon, assistant curator, and Nicole Bloomfield, conservation technologist, analyze a pair of blue pants in the collection of the museum. They make many fascinating discoveries in the process.
The exhibit, “Denim: Fashion’s Frontier” is at the Fashion & Textile History Gallery
December 1, 2015 – May 7, 2016
Harrell, Alfred. Blue Jeans. October, 1980. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002285. (Accessed April 19, 2016.)
These blue jeans were documented as part of the Paradise Valley Folklife Collection.
Paradise Valley, Nevada
Another video this one from The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, “Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715-2015” showing the installation of a mannequin in the exhibit. Features the drop fall front trousers, a dressier version of the denim pair from the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology.