Betsy Bloomingdale interview in Vestoj

Check out issue #1 of the new fashion periodical Vestoj: The Journal of Sartorial Matters for an interview with Betsy Bloomingdale about wearing haute couture. Titled “Good Time and Passing Time: A Conversation with Betsy Bloomingdale,” the interview was conducted by Kevin Jones and Christina Johnson, co-curators of the recent FIDM Museum exhibit, High Style: Betsy Bloomingdale and the Haute Couture.

You can read more about Vestoj here. Their blog lists several stores in Europe that carry the journal, but for those of us in other locations, it might be a bit tricky to find a copy. Post a comment letting us know where you found your copy!

As a special treat for our dedicated readers, here is another ensemble featured in the High Style exhibition catalog. Copies of the catalog are available from the FIDM Museum Shop.


Evening gown

Marc Bohan for Christian Dior

Spring-Summer 1963


Gift of Mrs. Alfred Bloomingdale

771163-477.116.3 Detail of hand-dyed silk organza flowers

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