Fashion Ave: The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (mfit) in Ne w York
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The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (mfit) is the only museum in New York City dedicated solely to the art of fashion. Best known for its innovative and award-winning exhibitions, which have been described by Roberta Smith in The New York Times as «ravishing», the museum has a collection of more than 50,000 garments and accessories dating from the eighteenth century to the present. The Museum at fit collects, conserves, documents, exhibits, and interprets fashion. Its mission is to advance knowledge of fashion through exhibitions, publications, and public programs.