Love fashion? Love the fashion exhibitions at Phoenix Art Museum? Then grab your kitten heels and support our state’s notable institution with at the Arizona Costume Institute Nouveau (under-35) division’s ridiculously swanky, 1950s-themed fundraiser at 7 p.m. October 11 in the Great Hall at Phoenix Art Museum. Poet Elizabeth Winder of Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia Plath in New York, Summer 1953 will join in a chat, book signing and glamourous cocktail party to celebrate and appreciate Sylvia Plath’s experience as guest editor at Mademoiselle in 1950s NYC.
The evening, which will transport guests to the scene of fashion editing in the 1950s, dazzling parties, places and of course, fashion, is open to all and any. Just wear your 1950s best and glam it up! Proceeds from the event’s ticket sales will directly support the Arizona Costume Institute and fashion acquisitions, events and the work of curator Dennita Sewell.
Gift bags, raffles, (surprises) and glorious fashion will abound. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
Time to go vintage shopping!