Dressed to Impress Book Launch

When: Thursday May 23, 2024 at 6:30 pm
Cost: Free, registration required
Where: Bata Shoe Museum

Join the Bata Shoe Museum with special guest Elamin Abdelmahmoud of CBC’s Commotion to celebrate the launch of Dressed to Impress: Footwear and Consumerism in the 1980s, a captivating new book by Nishi Bassi, curator of the BSM’s Dressed to Impress: Footwear and Consumerism in the 1980s exhibition. Step into the vibrant world of 1980s fashion as Nishi and Elamin discuss the iconic trends and influences that defined an era. From power heels to punk rock boots, Dressed to Impress explores the intersection of fashion and pop culture, revealing the lasting impact of ’80s icons on consumer culture both then and today. A must-have addition to any fashion lover’s library. Copies of the book and light refreshments will be available for purchase.

Evening Agenda
Doors open: 6:00 pm
Discussion: 6:30 pm
Doors Close: 9:30 pm

Copies of the book, light refreshments, and drinks available for purchase.

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