WEB ROUND UP: PHOENIX ART MUSEUM ACQUIRES RARE FASHION ARCHIVE, THE HISTORY OF TRENDS AND THE EUROPEANA FASHION CONFERENCE

A few bits of fashion history related news that we're currently buzzing about include the recent acquisition made by Phoenix Art Museum's fashion department, the Digital Fashion Futures Conference organized by Europeana Fashion and a delightful little guide on the history of fashion trends.

Phoenix Art Museum just purchased a pretty epic collection of 20th century avant-garde fashions from the iconic East Coast boutique formerly known as Emphatics. The collection includes over 400 fashion related items including works by McQueen, Balenciaga, Gaultier, Galliano and among others. Learn more HERE

The Digital Fashion Futures conference in Antwerp is not to be missed. The conference explores the future of digital fashion initiatives, bringing together a multitude of online fashion platforms and innovative perspectives from the cultural heritage industry. Learn more HERE

We love this very user friendly slide show featured on Refinery 29 that simply explains the history of several modern fashion trends. Enjoy HERE