VALERIE STEELE is director and chief curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and founder and editor-in-chief of Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture.
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Is fashion art? The perennial question. Andrew Bolton, Curator in Charge of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has said, “I find it extraordinary […] that in this day and age people are still debating it.”