This event will be hosted on the Peabody Essex Museum's Zoom platform. Click here to register for the event. A unique Zoom link will be sent via Lauren Fairweather.
Virtual Event: Book Talk: A Supreme Fête
with Marcellas Reynolds and Theo Tyson
in partnership with the Peabody Essex Museum
Marcellas Reynolds is a celebrity stylist, former model, and entertainment reporter who lives in Los Angeles. Obsessed with all things style, Reynolds is the ultimate fashion insider. With editorials in British GQ, British Vogue, and Elle, the “walking, talking fashion Wikipedia” is a top wardrobe stylist. Styling celebrities Rebecca Hall, Sharon Stone, and Justin Timberlake led Reynolds to Hollywood and a career as an entertainment reporter and TV host. You’ve seen him on Access Hollywood, Good Morning America, and the Tamron Hall Show.
Theo Tyson is a curator and avant-garde academic. She interrogates sociocultural themes of race, gender, identity, and sexuality through a lens of fashion, its histories, and theories, married with historical and contemporary photography. Tyson is currently the Polly Thayer Starr Fellow in American Art and Culture at the Boston Athenæum.
Petra Slinkard is the Peabody Essex Museum's Director of Curatorial Affairs and The Nancy B. Putnam Curator of Fashion and Textiles. She joined PEM's team in 2018 and led the 2019 unveiling of the museum’s first gallery of fashion and design. Slinkard is currently working on the upcoming exhibition Made It: The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion, opening November 21.