Fashion in Serbia in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries in the Collection of the Museum of Applied Art in Belgrade

The 2019 celebration of the Day of the Museum of Applied Art in Belgrade will be marked by the theme of fashion. On this occasion, the exhibition Fashion in Modern Serbia will be opened, curated by Draginja Maskareli, senior curator at the Museum of Applied Art. Exhibition starts on 6th November, 2019 and ends on 31st January, 2020.

The exhibition presents a selection of 81 fashion items from the 19th and early 20th centuries held by the Museum’s Textile and Costume Collection, accompanied with reproductions of bourgeois portraits and documentary materials from different public and private collections.

Within the celebration of the Day of the Museum of Applied Art, during the exhibition opening ceremony, fashion vignettes by designer Valentina Obradovic will be presented. Clothes and shoes from the fashion line Love by Valentina will be completed with wool accessories Saulina by Aleksandra Saula, ELM Jewelry by Vesna Milosevic, hairstyles by Dragana Trivic and make-up by Branka Djuraskovic Jovanovic. Vignettes will be displayed by models from fashion studios Click and Silver Fashion.

During the exhibition, numerous events will be organized in the Museum of Applied Art. Wednesdays, at 5:30 PM, during the series Wednesday Lectures, both national and foreign experts will give lectures on different subjects related to fashion and dress in the 19th and early 20th century, while Fridays, at 5:30 PM, during the series Friday Guided Tours, guest museum guides – public figures from the world of fashion, journalism, literature, theatre, etc. – will share with the audience their impressions on the exhibition.

More info:Museum of Applied Art in Belgrade.