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Couture Pattern Museum’s Pop-Up for James Galanos’ 100th Birthday

Honoring James Galanos: Couture Pattern Museum’s Unique Pop-Up Exhibitions on Could 2 & June 6, That includes Iconic Nineteen Fifties Attire and Patterns.

I am devoted to upholding the legacies of trend luminaries like Galanos, introducing their enduring magnificence to a brand new era.”

— Cara Austine

SANTA BARBARA, CA, USA, October 27, 2023 / — The Couture Pattern Museum is thrilled to announce two particular pop-up exhibition dates: “James Galanos’ 100th Birthday Celebration: From Californian Couture to Vogue for All.” These unique occasions will happen on Could 2 and June 6, 2024, from 5pm to 8pm, showcased as a part of Santa Barbara’s standard 1st Thursday Artwalk. The exhibitions rejoice the 100th birthday of iconic designer James Galanos, a Philadelphia-born legend who dressed Hollywood royalty corresponding to Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, and Diana Ross, in addition to political figures together with Jaqueline Kennedy and Nancy Reagan, who wore his designs on 4 inaugural events.

In regards to the Exhibition

Specifically curated from the museum’s intensive archives, every pop-up will showcase 4 of Galanos’ revolutionary sample designs for McCall’s from 1957, accompanied by genuine, up to date reconstructions meticulously crafted by Santa Barbara couture seamstress Cara Austine. Austine, the founding father of the Couture Pattern Museum, passionately states, “I am devoted to upholding the legacies of trend luminaries like Galanos, introducing their enduring magnificence to a brand new era.”

Galanos, a a number of Coty Award winner and recipient of the Council of Vogue Designers of America Lifetime Achievement Award, democratized excessive trend by collaborating with sample corporations like McCall’s, Vogue, and Spadea, enabling individuals from all walks of life to create and put on his luxurious types. The exhibitions can even embrace pictures, counter books, and stitching patterns, in addition to revived ensembles that pay tribute to Galanos’ dedication to creating excessive trend accessible. As a particular spotlight, two genuine Nineteen Fifties Galanos attire will likely be on show, one among which has an an identical counterpart within the MET Museum’s everlasting assortment in New York.

Occasion Particulars

Dates: Could 2, 2024, and June 6, 2024

Time: 5pm – 8pm

Location: The TOWER Occasion House contained in the Workzones constructing at Paseo Nuevo Mall

Admission: Free

Accessibility: ADA accessible

Refreshments: Complimentary wine will likely be served

Donations: Ideas and donations are welcomed and significantly appreciated. We welcome and significantly respect donations to help the museum’s mission. Please word that donations to the Couture Pattern Museum are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the legislation.

In regards to the Couture Pattern Museum

The Couture Pattern Museum is devoted to preserving and showcasing the artwork of trend design via patterns, textiles, and historic clothes. We invite you to affix us in celebrating the 100th birthday and enduring affect of James Galanos, a real California innovator who was enthusiastic about making excessive trend out there to everybody.

For extra data, please go to our web site or contact us at

Cara Austine
Couture Pattern Museum
+1 805-303-4775
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