Valerie Steele on experiential learning, the importance of methodology and whacking the myths of fashion

Fashion is a great teacher – The fashion education podcast

Oct 15 2020 • 34 mins

In this episode you meet Valerie Steele. She is the director and chief curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. She is also the founder and editor in chief of theFashion Theoryjournal. As author, curator, editor, and educator Valerie Steele has been instrumental in creating the modern field of fashion studies and impacted its education lastingly. Fashion is a great teacher talks to Valerie Steele about finding her fascination for fashion in her mother’s evening dresses, teaching fashion in order to spend her life studying fashion and students as friends and vampires.

Audio editing & mixing: Moritz Bailly
Music by: Johannes von Weizsäcker
Graphic by: Studio Regular