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Greencroft Lecture    NEW!

Welcome spring and greet your OLLI friends for an in-person lecture and a social hour at the Greencroft Club.  We will gather at 4:00 p.m. to hear Liza Taylor's lecture about the Evolution and Revolution in Women's Fasion: 1850-1970. After the lecture and questions, the conversation will continue at a reception featuring heavy hors d'oevres and adult beverages. 

THE LECTURE:

Evolution and Revolution in Women’s Fashion:1850-1970

From whalebone corsets to microminis, the evolution of women’s fashion since 1850 has been influenced by world events as well as by visionary designers including Coco Chanel, Paul Poiret, and Yves St. Laurent. This program features a brief history of how fashion has adapted to and been influenced by changing times and industrial innovation. From haute couture to home sewing, the clothes we wear have a history. Longtime Vogue editor and arbiter of fashion Diana Vreeland once said, “Fashion is part of the daily air, and it changes all the time, with all the events. You can even see the approaching of a revolution in clothes. You can see and feel everything in clothes.”

The registration fee of $25.00 includes the lecture, reception, and one adult beverage.  

*An additional perk is available to you, Greencroft invites OLLI members to make dinner reservations after this event. Please call Greencroft 434-296-5597 and select option 1 to make your reservation (this will be an additional expense incurred by you and is not covered by OLLI). 

 

Greencroft Lecture NEW!

  • Presenter: Liza Taylor
  • Date: 9/14/2022 
  • Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Day of the week: W
  • Location: Greencroft Club, 575 Rodes Drive Charlottesville, VA 22903
  • Fee: $25

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