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About Valerie Steele

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Valerie Steele is director and chief curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, where she has personally organized more than 25 exhibitions since 1997.

Steele combines serious scholarship (and a Yale Ph.D.) with a rare ability to communicate with general audiences. She is author or co-author of more than two dozen books, including Paris Fashion: A Cultural History, Women of Fashion, Fetish: Fashion, Sex and Power, and Fashion Designers A-Z: The Collection of The Museum at FIT. Her books have been translated into Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

As author, curator, editor, and public intellectual, Valerie Steele has been instrumental in creating the modern field of fashion studies and in raising awareness of the cultural significance of fashion. She has appeared on many television programs, including The Oprah Winfrey Show and Undressed: The Story of Fashion.  Described in The Washington Post as one of fashion's brainiest women and by Suzy Menkes as The Freud of Fashion, she is listed as one of The People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in the Business of Fashion 500 (2014-present).

Upcoming Events

Thursday, July 7, 2022 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM

Art lovers, join us for a creative and inspiring night with artist, Marie Ganne!

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Health & Fitness

Barre en français: July Sessions

Exercise your body and your vocabulary online!

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 9:00 AM To 10:00 AM

Improve your health and your vocabulary during our online barre classes in French!

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Celebration

Bastille Day Celebration at La Voile Brookline

In-Person Bastille Day Celebration

Thursday, July 14, 2022 5:00 PM To 9:00 PM

Celebrate La Fête Nationale with us and our friends from La Voile!

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