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Fashion Is Art at the MFA's Next Exhibition

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You obsess over the Teen Choice Awards outfits, but here's your chance to dissect the fashions of yesteryear. On September 9, the Museum of Fine Arts unveils Hollywood Glamour: Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen, a way-back look at iconic styles from Hollywood's golden age.

Make like the old-time fashion police and critique the gowns and jewelry of Gloria Swanson, Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich. Standout pieces include a slinky Betty Grable evening gown, Mae West's silver-leather kicks (above) and wayyyy-over-the-top baubles from Joan Crawford's jewelry drawer (below). Period photographs, film stills and movie clips further transport you back to the silver screen era.

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Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)

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Museum of Fine Arts

465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115