Making Mainbocher: The First American Couturier Opening Day

October 22, 2016 | 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Explore the life and legacy of an enterprising Chicagoan who rose to the heights of the European fashion world at the Chicago History Museum’s newest costume exhibition opening on Saturday, October 22. Chicago-born Mainbocher established a fashion house serving royalty, Hollywood and the social elite. Featuring thirty garments, fashion illustrations, and photography, this exhibition explores the life and legacy of a remarkable man and his journey to become the first American couturier. 

Find out more about the exhibit here

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