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FIDM's "Fabulous" shows best of fashion museum

Alexander McQueen’s iconic peacock dress, Fall/Winter 2008-09, silk organza, tulle & lace. (Credit: Brian Sanderson/FIDM)

Aspiring painters go to the Louvre, student architects go to the Ennis House, and young fashion designers can go to the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising's museum in downtown Los Angeles, home to thousands of pieces of clothing, dating back centuries. FIDM curator Kevin Jones showed Off-Ramp's John Rabe the museum's newest exhibit, a ten-year retrospective. (Listen for the fashion fetish that became a collector's dream.)


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