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Making Mainbocher: The First American Couturier
  • Explore the life and legacy of an enterprising Chicagoan who rose to the heights of the European fashion world at the Chicago History Museum’s newest costume exhibition. Chicago-born Mainbocher established a fashion house serving royalty, Hollywood and the social elite. Featuring thirty garments, fashion illustrations, and photography, this exhibition explores the life and legacy of a remarkable man and his journey to become the first American couturier.
Making Mainbocher: The First American Couturier
  • 1601 N. Clark St.
  • Chicago, IL 60614
  • October 22, 2016 - August 20, 2017
  • Chicago History Museum
  • Recurring daily