Sophie Gimbel: Fashioning American Couture

A wedding dress created for Saks Fifth Avenue by Sophie Gimbel.

A wedding dress created for Saks Fifth Avenue by Sophie Gimbel.

On January 22, The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC) at Parsons The New School for Design will present "Sophie Gimbel: Fashioning American Couture, an exhibition that explores the career of this seminal, yet little known today, 20th century designer who directed the Salon Moderne at Saks Fifth Avenue and became a champion of American Couture".

Admission is free On View January 22-February 12, 2013 Lecture: February 8, 5:30 pm

The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center Parsons The New School for Design 66 Fifth Avenue, New York www.newschool.edu/sjdc