Beyond Rebellion: Fashioning the Biker Jacket Exhibition at FIT

Fashion Rebellion Exhibition at the Museum of FIT
via the Museum at FIT
Fashion Rebellion Exhibition at the Museum of FIT
via the Museum at FIT

The moto jacket. It’s become a runway staple, the quintessential emblem for cool and now, the latest exhibition at FIT.

Curated by graduate students in the Fashion and Textile Studies program at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Beyond Rebellion: Fashioning the Biker Jacket explores the rise of the leather jacket in the early twentieth century and how it became an iconic symbol in fashion and pop culture attracting everyone from riders to designers.

Featured labels include Rick Owens, Yves Saint Laurent and Jean Paul Gaultier and Comme des Garcons.

The exhibition runs from March 4 through April 5. Learn more at the Museum at FIT.

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