What We Wore
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Explore a changing exhibit of garments and their stories in What We Wore, a collections platform showcasing the rich collection of clothing and accessories at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation®.
Featured Collection: Bonnie Cashin. Innovative. Influential.
August to mid-December 2022
American designer Bonnie Cashin’s international perspective and ability to refine traditional shapes down to their most modern and mobile forms led to her distinctive “Cashin Look.” Her artistic vision? Functional simplicity and elegant solutions.
Designed for “the woman who is always on the go,” Cashin’s garments always moved with the wearer. She introduced the concept of layering, the use of leather in high fashion and brass hardware for garment closures.
American designer Bonnie Cashin’s ideas — radical when introduced — have become timeless.