Honors and Exhibitions

Awards received by Bonnie Cashin:

Vogue Fashions America Does Best, 1938
Neiman Marcus Award, 1950
The Coty Fashion Critics Award, 1950
The Sporting Look Award, Sports Illustrated, 1958
Philadelphia Museum College of Art Citation, 1959
Woolknit Associates Design Award, 1959
The Coty American Fashion Critics Award, 1960
Lord & Taylor Salute for Creative Contributions to American Design, 1960
Woolknit Associated Design Award for Special Achievement, 1961
The Lighthouse for the Blind Award, 1961
The Coty American Fashion Critics Special Award, 1961
Sports Illustrated Award, 1963
The Detroit Business Association National Award, 1963
The London Sunday Times International Fashion Award, 1964
The Lighthouse for the Blind Award, 1967
Moscow International Fashion Award, 1967
The Coty Fashion Critics Award, 1968
Leather Industries American Handbag Designer Award, 1968
The Kaufmann Fashion Award, 1968
Saks Fifth Avenue, The Creator Citation, 1969
The Mount Mary Golden Needle Award, 1970
The Coty American Fashion Critics Hall of Fame Award, 1972
I. Magnin’s Great American Award, 1974
The American Fashion Award for Furs, 1975
Drexel University Citation, 1976
Leather Industries American Handbag Designer Award, 1976
Woolknit Associates Design Award, 1980
Fashion Group Foundation Certificate, 1981
Rhode Island School of Design President’s Fellow Award, 1985
Fashion Walk of Fame, 2001

Solo and Group Exhibitions

“Director’s Choice”  Philadelphia Museum College of Art, 1961

“A Bonnie Cashin Living Sketchbook” Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1962

(untitled exhibition of Cashin’s drawings) Time-Life, London, 1966

“The Art of Fashion” The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1967-1968

“Made With Paper,” The Museum of Contemporary Crafts, 1967-1968

“Sporting Life” The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1972

“Suiting Everyone” Smithsonian Institution, 1974

“Bonnie Cashin Retrospective” Goldstein Gallery, University of Minnesota, 1976

“American Designer Show” Goldstein Gallery, University of Minnesota, 1978

“Women Designers” Fashion Institute of Technology, 1981

“An American Fashion Institution: Designer Bonnie Cashin” Shippensburg State University, 1982

“Meet Bonnie Cashin: Clothes for the Twentieth Century” State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1984-1985

“American Style: Masterpieces of Fashion, 1880-1968” Rhode Island School of Design, 1986

“So, You Want to be in Pictures: Ready-to-Wear by Hollywood Designers” Cincinnati Art Museum, 1987

“Her Works Praise Her: Women as Inventors” Goldstein Gallery, University of Minnesota, 1988

“Dressing the Part: Costume Sketches for Hollywood Films” Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1989

“Bonnie Cashin: Form Follows Function” Mount Mary College, 1991

“Paper Clothes: 1966-1991” Fashion Institute of Technology, 1991

“In Black and White: Dress from the 1920s to Today” Ohio State University, 1992

“Reel to Real: The Hollywood Designer After Film” Ohio State University, 1993-1994

“Stipelman: His illustrations and the Fashions they Reflect” Ohio State University, 1996

“Best Dressed: 250 Years of Style” Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1997-1998

“American Ingenuity” The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998

“Designing Women: American Style 1940-1960” Wadsworth Atheneum, 1998

“Japonsim in Fashion: Japan Dresses the West” Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1998-1999

“Bonnie Cashin: Practical Dreamer” Fashion Institute of Technology, 2000-2001

“Way Haute West” Phoenix Art Museum, 2000-2001

“Bonnie Cashin for Coach” Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, 2001

“Women Designers in the USA, 1900-2000: Diversity and Difference” The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design and Culture, 2000-2001

“Bonnie Cashin: An Elegant Solution” Goldstein Gallery, University of Minnesota, 2003

“Seventh Avenue: Fashion Walk of Fame” Fashion Institute of Technology, 2003-2004

“Chic is Where You Find It” UCLA, 2003-2004

“Bonnie Cashin: A Classic American Sportswear Designer” Shippensburg State University, 2004

“The Artful Line: Drawings and Prints from FIT’s Special Collections” Fashion Institute of Technology, 2004

“Furnishing Fashion: Material Connections in Twentieth-Century Design” The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, 2004

“Bonnie Cashin Plus Six” Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, 2007

“Inside the Designer’s Studio: Bonnie Cashin” Drexel University, 2007

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