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Love clothes? Then you'll love the Curious Couture exhibit

Open Studio exhibit displays Betsey Johnson originals, Japanese street fashion and Bob Basset handmade masks
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Leesa Bringas shows off her collection of Betsey Johnson clothing at Open Studio. The Curious Couture: Fab Fashions & Personal Collections exhibit opens tonight at 7 p.m. (Heidi Ulrichsen/Sudbury.com)

Clothes say a lot about the person: so do the things they like to collect. 

Cambrian College’s Open Studio in downtown Sudbury is giving you the chance to peek into the personal closets and lives of three Sudbury designers. 

Curious Couture: Fab Fashions & Personal Collections is the Open Studio’s new exhibit.

The opening reception is tonight (Feb. 8) at 7 p.m. The exhibit runs until March 3. The Open Studio is located at 93 Cedar St.

Leesa Bringas is Cambrian’s Open Studio technician and an instructor in Design and Visual Arts. She has been collecting the famous NYC fashion designer Betsey Johnson’s fashion items from 1960s to the late 2000s and will share with us Betsey’s start in the fashion industry. 

Richard Neufeld will showcase Bob Basset handmade masks. He will share his experience on collecting these masks, as well as some fashion movements like Goth and Steampunk. 

Last but not least, Nadine Olivier offers a fabulous collection of Japanese street fashion. 

Admission is free, but donations are welcome. 

Exhibit hours are Wednesday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday 12 to 4 p.m. or by appointment. Open Studio is closed Feb. 15. On Feb. 16, it's open 2-5 p.m.
 




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