Sarah Scaturro is conservator at the Costume Institute, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and formerly the textile conservator at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution. She has written for Fashion Theory, Hand/Eye Magazine, Russian Fashion Theory, Journal of Design History, Selvedge, Fashion Projects, Worn Fashion Journal, and Grove Online Art Encyclopedia, among others. She lectures internationally on fashion and textile history, with particular expertise in sustainable fashion, fashion and technology, and fashionable camouflage. Her independent curatorial activities include the exhibitions “Ethics + Aesthetics = Sustainable Fashion” and “Principals of Design: Pratt Fashion Alumni,” both exhibited at Pratt Manhattan Gallery in New York City. She is the founder and organizer of, a website devoted to exploring fashion and textile exhibitionism.