Current Exhibitions

Dates
June 6 – December 22, 2017
10am–5pm
Tuesday – Saturday
Location
FIDM Museum
919 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Admission
Free to the public

This exhibition presents an extraordinary selection of garments and accessories acquired through the generous support of Linda and Steven Plochocki, long-time benefactors of the FIDM Museum.

Dates
June 6July 8, 2017
10am–5pm
Tuesday through Saturday
Location
FIDM Museum
919 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Admission
Free to the public

In the early eighties, the Marciano brothers invited the world to view jeans differently – challenging Los Angeles laundries to use innovative stonewash techniques. This groundbreaking approach to the wash process helped solidify the brand as a pioneer in the denim industry.

Visit the FIDM Museum & Galleries to explore the rich heritage of GUESS and its impact on fashion and pop culture.

Dates
November 12, 2016
June 10, 2017
10am–5pm
Location
FIDM Orange County Campus
17590 Gilette Avenue
Irvine, CA 92614
Admission
Free to the public by appointment.
Call 949.851.6200

Glamourous, colorful, and full of leisurely fun: California in the mid-twentieth century was as much a lifestyle as a location. Seen as a destination for golden opportunity and new ideas, designers, artists, and architects embraced the freedom and modernity of California culture. As suburbia expanded, outdoor activities and home entertaining increased, creating high demand for casual-chic attire that transitioned from poolside to dining room. The five women designers featured in this exhibition used their uniquely West Coast points-of-view to create the wardrobe staples of the modern lifestyle. Louella Ballerino, Agnes Barrett, Margit Fellegi, Addie Masters, and Rose Marie Reid designed swimsuits, patio pajamas, play clothes, and relaxed separates that defined the quintessential mid-century California aesthetic.