Contemporary Threads: Wisconsin Fashion
June 3–August 20, 2017
Lynne Dixon-Speller, Marie Antoinette Meets Biker Babe, Silk dupioni, rabbit fur, feathers, cotton sateen, pleather, rayon lining, nylon boning, craft weight interfacing, muslin, 2013. Created in collaboration with Donna Parker and Shannon Novy.
Jaw-dropping, gorgeous designs of ten contemporary designers, changing the fashion status quo, will make a statement in MOWA’s State Gallery. Designers include Project Runway
alumnae Peach Carr, Miranda Levy-Adler, Linda Breshears Marcus, and Katelyn Pankoke, plus notable fashion designers Lynne Dixon-Speller, Shannon Molter, Tama Roberts, Sara Terrell, Alex Ulichny, and Heidi Witz. These designers—working across the country, yet all with a Wisconsin connection—push the boundaries of fashion as they challenge traditional definitions of form, function, and ornamentation.