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July 9, 5:30–6:30 p.m.: Moving the Needle: Stitches and Stories by Annette Becker, director, Texas Fashion Collection, Robson Ranch Clubhouse, Denton, Texas. Reservations are required through UNT Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, OLLI. Join OLLI to attend.


All garments are created a stitch at a time, from the most humble to the most ostentatious. Join dress historian Annette Becker in exploring transformative histories of garment-making through the world-class holdings of the UNT Texas Fashion Collection. Highlighted designs will include hand-embroidered 18th-century menswear, a homemade World War II wedding dress, and luxury garments creative by famous designers, such as Zandra Rhodes, Oscar de la Renta and Nareem Khan.


CVAD alum Annette Becker, M.A., is the UNT Texas Fashion Collection director, where she stewards the holdings of nearly 20,000 historical and designer garments and accessories. Becker is a material culture historian and arts educator. 

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