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IT'S "REIGNING MEN" AT THE SAINT LOUIS ART MUSEUM!

JULY 28, 2017

Friends of the MHCTC and guests enjoyed a fun-filled day at the Saint Louis Art Museum exploring three fashion and textile-related exhibitions, including an exclusive visit with SLAM curators of personal favorites in the highly acclaimed Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715-2015! After lunch at the Museum’s Panorama restaurant, guests received an exclusive exhibition presentation by "Reigning Men" curator and SLAM Textile Conservator Zoe Annis Perkins before touring over 150 objects in the award-winning exhibition created by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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CROSS-POLLINATION: FLOWERS IN 18TH CENTURY EUROPEAN PORCELAIN AND TEXTILES
Intoxicated by scientific discovery, fervor for natural science reached new heights in 18th-century Europe. Explore naturalism in textiles and porcelain, including rare illustrated books and plant specimens on loan from the Missouri Botanic Garden.

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THE HATS OF STEPHEN JONES
Eight hats designed by contemporary British milliner Stephen Jones reveal a novel approach to connecting art and contemporary fashion.

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REIGNING MEN: FASHION IN MENSWEAR, 1715-2015
Featuring over 150 looks, the exhibition traces cultural influences over the centuries and celebrates a rich history of restraint and resplendence in menswear. See more in SLAM’s exhibition video

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