Quantcast
Channel: The Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection
Browsing latest articles
Browse All 10 View Live

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Spooks in the Collection: The Owl and the Pussycat

The weather is changing, the days are getting shorter, and October has almost reached its end. One last thing needs to happen before we hit November…Halloween! When someone in the US thinks of...

View Article



Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Philadelphia’s Finest Dry Goods Store

One of my favorite things about working with a historic costume collection is getting to play sleuth and solve fashion mysteries of the past. With every piece, there are so many questions – what is it?...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

The Reign of Nan Duskin

My name is Megan Robles and I am the Curatorial Assistant Co-Op at the Fox Historic Costume Collection. I have been working at the FHCC since the end of September and I am enjoying my time here. There...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

An Ending and A Beginning

Tomorrow is the last day of our Immortal Beauty: Highlights from the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection. Next week, we will de-install the exhibition, bringing our fabulous garments back...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Undressing Immortal Beauty

Over the past month, I have had the pleasure of assisting with a big project at the FHCC – undressing all of the dress forms from the Immortal Beauty exhibition! As Virginia wrote last April, dressing...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

My de la Renta Valentine

In light of Valentine’s Day being just around the corner, I wanted to find the perfect dress from our collection that I feel would embody the holiday not only in color but in style as well. When I...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Meet Me at the Eagle

As it comes closer to the end of my Co-Op  as a curatorial assistant in March I have been able to do a variety of different tasks, which includes day-to-day responsibilities and long-term projects. One...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Romeo Gigli: Sensory Inspiration

Every now and then, I get to have one-on-one time with some pretty amazing garments. One of the many things that I love about working at the collection is being able to to get up close and personal...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Reflections on an Internship

With my co-op as curatorial assistant at its end I have spent some time reflecting on my experience at the Fox Historic Costume Collection. Over the past six months working at the collection I have...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Greetings and updates from the FHCC!

It’s been a minute since we last posted here. I (Monica, the Collections Manager at the Fox Collection) decided to write with an update because I still get comments on some of our older posts, so I...

View Article
Browsing latest articles
Browse All 10 View Live




Latest Images