Fifteen different fables, from "Alice in Wonderland" to "The Little Mermaid," are illustrated through runway looks and historical costumes.

Fairy Tales Are Brought To Life Through Fashion in FIT's Latest Exhibit

Fifteen different fables, from "Alice in Wonderland" to "The Little Mermaid," are illustrated through runway looks and historical costumes.

Queen Elizabeth I (Cate Blanchett) 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age' 2007. Costume designed by Alexandra Byrne.

Best ever costume dramas

Queen Elizabeth I (Cate Blanchett) 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age' 2007. Costume designed by Alexandra Byrne.

Above: Winifred Anna, Duchess of Portland as Duchess of Savoy, by Alice Hughes, photogravure by Walker & Boutall, 1897. © National Portrait Gallery, London. Below: Fancy dress costume consisting of embroidered silver satin dress and lace ruff, "Duchess of Savoia," England, early 1897. Worn by the Duchess of Portland as "Duchess of Savoia" to the Duchess of Devonshire's Fancy Dress Ball, July 2, 1897. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES.

Above: Winifred Anna, Duchess of Portland as Duchess of Savoy, by Alice Hughes, photogravure by Walker & Boutall, 1897. © National Portrait Gallery, London. Below: Fancy dress costume consisting of embroidered silver satin dress and lace ruff, "Duchess of Savoia," England, early 1897. Worn by the Duchess of Portland as "Duchess of Savoia" to the Duchess of Devonshire's Fancy Dress Ball, July 2, 1897. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES.

Court Manteau: ca. 1810, silk satin-lined moiré silk with woven pattern, embellished with velvet, chenille embroidery, beads

Regency Trained Gowns

Court Manteau: ca. 1810, silk satin-lined moiré silk with woven pattern, embellished with velvet, chenille embroidery, beads

This bustle pillow creates the shelf-like silhouette of the late 1800s, holding your skirts and petticoats out in a historical moderate bustle shape.

This bustle pillow creates the shelf-like silhouette of the late 1800s, holding your skirts and petticoats out in a historical moderate bustle shape.

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