“Sirens of Chrome” (#1540)

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Friday, 9/30 @ 11:00am ET
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Sunday, 10/2 @ 10:30am ET
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Margery Krevsky, Author, “Sirens of Chrome”, Karen Buscemi, Editor, StyleLine. Topic: Vintage Auto Show Dresses.

The Pill box hat, the Mini skirt and the Little Black Dress along with hood ornaments, mood lighting and tail fins. What all six of these obviously different elements have in common are fashion. They just happen to be from two divergent universes: Women’s clothing and automobile design. However, there are times that they cross paths and have done so for 50, 60 some 70 years. And that place is the auto show. The same environment that author Margery Krevsky captures in her book “Sirens of Chrome.” On this week’s Autoline John McElroy talks to Ms. Krevsky and fashion consultant Karen Buscemi about the intersection of automotive and fashion. And don’t miss Autoline’s own Fashion Show where four professional product specialists, as they’re called, model some of the great historic dresses from auto shows past.