Fashioning San Francisco Member Preview Days

Cadabra Shoes 1982

Designed by Thea Cadabra. Manufactured by James Rooke, 20th century. Shoes, Palm Tree; 1982. Snakeskin, leather, molded plastic, white metal alloy buckle with rhinestones, and lucite beads. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Gift of Diane K. Lloyd-Butler, 2000.114.2a–b. Photograph by Randy Dodson © Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

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Book your ticket to visit the de Young and see Fashioning San Francisco before it opens to the public. Tickets include entry to Fashioning San Francisco as well as all permanent collection galleries at the de Young on the day of your visit. 

Featuring one of the most iconic collections of 20th- and 21st-century women’s clothing in the United States, Fashioning San Francisco: A Century of Style includes 100 collection highlights, along with local loans of high fashion and haute couture. The first major presentation of our costume collection in over 35 years, it showcases designs from French couturiers, Japanese avant-garde designers, and other pillars of the fashion industry.

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  • Member preview days for Fashioning San Francisco are January 18 and 19, 2024.
  • Fashioning San Francisco is on view at the de Young January 20, 2024 through August 11, 2024.

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This exhibition is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Presenting Sponsor
John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn

Lead Sponsor
The Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
Diane B. Wilsey

Major Support
Yurie and Carl Pascarella
Denise Littlefield Sobel
Christine Suppes

Significant Support
Carole McNeil
The Diana Dollar Knowles Foundation

Generous Support
Lorna Meyer Calas and Dennis Calas
Textile Arts Council of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Additional support is provided by Sandra Bessières, Dr. Roger Budge and Ms. Leslee Jane Budge, The Mary A. Crocker Trust, Dana and Gregory Lee - Ted and Doris Lee Family Foundation, Cathy and Howard Moreland, Jan and Bob Newman, and Gwynned Vitello.

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