Holiday Hours — Friday & Saturday, July 3 & 4 — No classes will be held and the Library and Box Office will be closed. The building will close to the public at 1pm on Friday, July 3 and re-open at 8:30am on Monday, July 6.
The little black dress is a wardrobe
icon and an important reflection
of social trends.
Join renowned fashion authority,
television personality, and Vogue Contributing Editor André Leon Talley as he traces its evolution in his elegant
new book, Little Black Dress (Rizzoli).
Featuring famous designs from Yves
Saint Laurent to Ralph Lauren, Talley
offers sartorial expertise and coveted
In English. The talk will be followed
by a book signing.
FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
55 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022
Once considered just a reflection
of our wardrobes, style has become an expression of our lifestyles,
an agent for social change, and an inspiration for innovative businesses. Meet the fashion experts, designers, and entrepreneurs reimagining the significance of style.
Sponsored in part by Macy's.
Curated by Melissa Ceria.
FIAF Spring 2013 Season Sponsors: American Airlines, the official airline of FIAF; OpenSkies; the Cultural Services of the French Embassy; Florence Gould Foundation; Institut français; New York State Council on the Arts; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation; The Violet Jabara Charitable Trust; and Robert de Rothschild