A fashion exhibit on Expo 67 is opening in Montreal next week

Mar 11 2017, 1:08 am

Expo 67 is making quite the comeback.

Only a few short weeks after Nuit Blanche 2017 revealed its Expo 67 theme, the McCord Museum has announced a temporary exhibition on fashion from the Expo 67 era.

The exhibit, titled Fashioning Expo 67, explores the “effervescence of Montreal’s fashion moment.”

After all, 1967 signalled a change in art, architecture, technology, and design for the city. As this all changed, so too did the fashion industry. Young designers came out of the woodwork, emboldened by the transformations around them.

The McCord Museum’s multimedia exhibit is dedicated to this unique era of fashion. Over 60 outfits will make up the exhibition, ranging from hostess uniforms to paper dresses, all of which have been created by Quebec designers.

Further, Fashioning Expo 67 will feature accessories like hats, gloves, umbrellas, purses, and jewellry, as well as drawings, photographs, documents, and film footage of the fashion at Expo 67.

Fashioning Expo 67 opens March 17th and will be on display until October 1st.

Fashioning Expo 67

When: March 17 – October 1
Where: McCord Museum, 690 Sherbrooke St W

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