Phoenix Art Museum is the Southwest’s premier destination for world-class visual arts. The Museum has provided access to visual arts and educational programs in Arizona for nearly 60 years and is the largest art museum in the Southwestern United States.
In addition to an annual calendar of exhibitions, Phoenix Art Museum’s permanent collection galleries are drawn from more than 19,000 works of American, Asian, European, Latin American, Western American, modern and contemporary art, and fashion design.
Feast your eyes on a collection comprised of more than 4,500 American and European garments, shoes and accessories. It houses important fashions from the 18th to late 20th centuries and emphasizes major American designers of the 20th century including Adrian, Norell, Galanos, and Claire McCardell; and European Designers such as Balenciaga, Chanel, Dior, and Yves Saint Laurent.
Exhibitions that focus on clothing both as an art form and cultural phenomenon are rotated regularly, underscoring the significance of fashion as it relates to social and economic history.
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“Downton Abbey” is set in England during the turn of the 20th Century. The film’s fashion features period costumes form the roaring 20’s era.
Costumes: Anna Robbins
Release: Sept. 20, 2019
Lavish and fantastical costumes bring the Disney characters to life in this imaginative world.
Costumes: Ellen Mirojnick
Release: Oct. 18, 2019
Dolce & Gabbana’s Fall Winter 2019-2020 carnivalesque ad campaign is a foray into an opulent world of luxurious fabrics and bold prints.
Designers: Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana
Shot by Branislav Simoncik
Moschino features a Soap Opera-theme Fall Winter 2019-2020 ad campaign, with designs that harken back to the 80’s “Dynasty” era of television.
Designer: Jeremy Scott
Shot by Steven Meisel
“New Woman” Autumn Winter ad campaign for Zara, featuring androgynous models sporting contemporary looks with a luxurious aesthetic.
Creative Director: Fabien Baron
Shot by Steven Meisel
Styled by Karl Templer
Alexander McQueen Spring Summer 2019 ad campaign is a homage to a futuristic frontier with dresses featuring structured silhouettes, statement sleeves and floral motifs.
Creative Director: Sara Burton
Video by Masha Vasyukova