The Modern Classic Society historic costume collection features 19th & 20th century wears but the strength of the collection is Ready to Wear post World War II.
It is the practice of The Modern Classic Society to conserve rather than restore: we believe that worn wears and/or other related artifacts have more significant personal history than unused pristine wears. Signs of wear such as alterations, repairs, dirt/stains and modifications are evidence that these are real wears and such worn and/or used by real people.
Our goal is to do two programs in the Spring and two programs in the Fall. The fashion show will have a historical context. Shows will feature contemporary design, local designer or individuals doing something remarkable in the fashion sector and creating new history.
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Mrs. Sylvia Thompson and
Mr. & Mrs. Neil E S Thompson,
my grandmother and parents
"Honeymoon" c. 1966,
Kingston Jamaica, WI.
Thank You to all of those that joined us for
The Modern Classic Society Debut and Ist Annual Open
House Extravaganza "Coats & Conversations"
7th Annual Nelly Don Alumni Fashion Showcase
Presentation - Dr. Lisa S. Thompson, Lindenwood Alum '18
"Nelly Don": Lindenwood Alum, Famous Dressmaker
& Educational Leader
Fashion Show- The Modern Classic Society
"Through the Decades: 1900s - 1970s, Coats & Conversations"
J. Scheidegger Center For The Fine Arts
Lindenwood University St. Charles, MO 63301
4:00 p.m. -6 p.m.
The Modern Classic Society Debut and
Ist Annual Open House Extravaganza
"Coats & Conversations"
3 p.m.-5 p.m.
Staenberg Family Complex
Arts & Education Building
2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis MO 63146.
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