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Thrift Style: Using our past to improve our present

Thursday, March 23 | 7-8:30 p.m., Room 157

Kansas State University Historic Costume and Textile Museum Curator Marla Day explores the history of feed sacks, the reuse of a simple piece of leftover fabric, and how homemakers used what was available to meet the needs of their families, a message that can inspire us today!

Battle of Versailles ‘73: American Runway Revolution

Thursday, April 13 | 7-8:30 p.m., Room 157

Join us for a screening of the film Versailles ’73 directed by Deborah Riley Draper. In 1973, French and American designers faced off in a fashion show at Versailles. This iconic event asserted the presence of the American fashion industry, including many Black models, on an international stage.

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8 guests at an Avenir event share their historical pieces with sentimental value