Broadway Couture

The Broadway stage and New York's fashion industry have always been on intimate terms, if only because the theatre and garment districts exist side by side in midtown Manhattan. The heyday of this relationship took place in the first half of this century, when the likes of Chanel, Valentina, and Mainbocher regularly gave Broadway shows that touch of chic. That golden era is recalled in Fashion on Stage: Couture for the Broadway Theatre, 1910-1955, a new exhibition at the Museum of the City of

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