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Fashion Talks 2012

Reed Krakoff, Wed, March 21 at 7pm

Stefano Pilati, Tue, March 27 at 7pm

Dries Van Noten, Thu, March 29 at 7pm

Hosted by Pamela Golbin
Chief Curator, Musée de la Mode et du Textile at the Louvre

FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
Presented as part of Fashion at FIAF

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FIAF’s annual Fashion Talks returns offering a behind-the-scenes look at the fascinating world of fashion. Join Pamela Golbin, Chief Curator of the Musée de la Mode et du Textile at the Louvre, for conversations with three leading designers—Reed Krakoff on March 21, Stefano Pilati on March 27, and Dries Van Noten on March 29—as they discuss their collections, inspirations, and experiences.

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Reed Krakoff
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
In English

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Introduced by Robbie Myers,
Editor-in-Chief, ELLE Magazine

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Designer Reed Krakoff made his name in fashion as the President and Executive Creative Director of Coach, a title he still holds. In 2010, he made headlines with the launch of his critically acclaimed collection, Reed Krakoff, a luxurious American sportswear and accessories line. Krakoff takes you behind the scenes of his exciting new venture.

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Stefano Pilati
Tuesday, March 27, 2012

FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
In English
Introduced by Glenda Bailey,
Editor-in-Chief, Harper’s BAZAAR Magazine

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As the Creative Director of the iconic French fashion house Yves Saint Laurent, Stefano Pilati has designed some of the most coveted collections and accessories. Here he reveals the delicate act of balancing a brand's rich heritage with defining the future of fashion.

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Dries Van Noten
Thursday, March 29, 2012

FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
In English
Introduced by Iris Apfel, Fashion Icon

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Dries Van Noten has gained international recognition for his fine tailoring and striking prints, making the likes of Cate Blanchett and Julia Roberts look effortlessly elegant in his designs. Van Noten discusses the influence of art and his native Antwerp on his chic and eminently desirable work.

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FIAF, Florence Gould Hall
55 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

Ticket Price

Individual Talks
FIAF Members $20
Non-Members $25
Students w/ ID $20

Three-Talk Package
FIAF Members $50
Non-Members $65

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Maybelline New York

Fashion Talks 2012 is sponsored in part by Maybelline New York.

FIAF Winter 2012 Season Sponsors: American Airlines, the official airline of FIAF; the Cultural Services of the French Embassy; Florence Gould Foundation; Institut français; National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; Robert de Rothschild

Slideshow images courtesy of Dries Van Noten, Reed Krakoff and Yves Saint Laurent

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