The Body: Fashion and Physique is organized by Emma McClendon, associate curator of costume, The Museum at FIT.

The Body: Fashion and Physique is made possible by the support of the Couture Council of the Museum at FIT.

We would like to extend special thanks to the The Body: Fashion and Physique advisory committee for its ongoing support.

Aimee Mullins, Olympian, model, actor, and activist. Born without fibulae, she had both legs amputated below the knee at the age one and learned to walk on prosthetics.
Amanda Czerniawski, Associate Professor at Temple University and author of Fashioning Fat
Deborah Beard, Chair of Technical Design and Pattern Making Certificate Program at The Fashion Institute of Technology
Gary Dakin, Co-Founder of JAG Models
Grace Jun, Executive Director of Open Style Lab
Joanne Entwistle, Reader at King’s College London and author of The Fashioned Body
Lauren Downing Peters, PhD Candidate at the Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University
Nancy Etcoff, Assistant Clinical Professor at Harvard Medical School and author of Survival of The Prettiest
Sara Ziff, Founder of The Model Alliance
Valerie Steele, Director and Chief Curator at The Museum at FIT and author of The Corset: A Cultural

Many thanks to MFIT staff who assisted with this exhibition and related web materials.