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Fops and Dandies: A Social History of Men's Fashion

PEER INTO THE PLAYBILL

FOPS AND DANDIES: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF MEN'S FASHION

Lazaridis Hall, Tom Patterson Theatre
Thursday, July 4, 2024
10:30 a.m. to noon

From Harcourt's "foppishness" to Zaza's sequins, men's fashion throughout history has been a source of oppression and an avenue for liberation. Join La Cage aux Folles costume designer David Boechler, along with Nishi Bassi, curator and manager of exhibitions at the Bata Shoe Museum, and others as they discuss the history of men's fashion and societal expectations of gender presentation.

Support for Peer into the Playbill is generously provided by The Dorothy Strelsin Foundation.

Support for The Meighen Forum is generously provided by Kelly & Michael Meighen and the T.R. Meighen Family Foundation.

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