Cocktail Culture: The Mad Men Era (Virtual)

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Bloomfield Public Library

Event Details

Cocktail parties in the home have been popular since the 1920s, after the onset of Prohibition.  Join us for a look at cocktail culture fashion as we travel through time. We will focus on silhouettes in clothing from the late 1940s through the 1960s, as we explore the connections of fashion and cocktails during this interesting period, not only in clothing styles, but also in home décor and accessories.

Visit McMahon Wintonbury or Prosser to pick up your mocktail kit (while supplies last). All Summer Reading events are generously funded by the Friends of the Bloomfield Public Library.

Karen (Ren) Antonowicz received her Master’s Degree in Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, and Design, with a concentration in Historic Costume & Textiles from the University of RI. ​​​Spirits of Fashion was developed by Ren as a vehicle for conducting various lectures and workshops on all eras of Fashion History.

You must provide your email address at registration to receive the Zoom link. Your Registration Confirmation Notice includes the Zoom link for the program. All participants will start with video off and sound muted. No computer/internet at home? Call the Library for the phone number, meeting ID & password and join us over the phone.

Event Type(s): Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: Karen (Ren) Antonowicz
Sara Ray

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