Fashion at FIAF 2012

New York, New York, January 23, 2012—The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York’s premiere French cultural center, presents fashion at FIAF in February and March of 2012. Building on the overwhelming success of its Fashion Talks series, FIAF has expanded its annual program celebrating fashion with two film series, an exhibit of fashion illustrations, and a new season of its signature Fashion Talks.

The CinémaTuesdays film series: Carte Blanche to agnès b., curated by the celebrated designer (February 7-28). Designer agnès b. will appear in person to present the first film in the series The Crime of Monsieur Lange (Le crime de Monsieur Lange) on Tuesday, February 7. Other films in the series: …And God Created Woman (Et Dieu… créa la femme) on Tuesday February 14; My Life to Live (Vivre sa vie) and Pierrot le Fou on February 21; and Golden Marie (Casque d’or) on February 28.

– The film series Reel Fashion (February 21-27) presents four recent insider documentaries on fashion. Director LoÏc Prigent will appear in person to present Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton on Tuesday, February 21, The Day Before: Fendi by Karl Lagerfeld on Wednesday, February 22, and The Day Before: Proenza Schouler on Thursday, February 23.

Dressed for Art, an exhibit showcasing the colorful fashion illustrations of French satirist Jean-Philippe Delhomme in the FIAF Gallery (February 24-April 14).

– And FIAF’s popular series Fashion Talks returns in March for illuminating discussions with designers Reed Krakoff on Wednesday, March 21, Stefano Pilati on Tuesday, March 27, and Dries Van Noten on Thursday, March 29, moderated by Pamela Golbin, Chief Curator of the Musée de la Mode et du Textile at the Louvre.

For ticket information & a complete schedule of time and places of all events:

Press: Natascha Bodemann
PR Director
French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF)
22 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022
Tel: (646) 388-6677
Cell: (646) 287-2126



Ernest Schmatolla is publisher of Lookonline since 1994. It is the longest running fashion site on the Internet.

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