Beth Dincuff Charleston is an independent fashion curator, teaching Fashion History and Cultures within the School of Fashion at Parsons. Prior to teaching, she served as Research Associate in Collections at The Costume Institute, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
She has spent time in the fashion industry, most notably as the manager of the Calvin Klein Archives, where she worked directly with Mr. Klein and the company’s creative directors to create a digital image database to facilitate inspirational research, as well as to record Calvin Klein’s design legacy. She frequently comments on the relationship between fashion history and current trends in media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek and CBS Morning News. For the past seven years she has consulted on matters of heritage integration for emerging fashion weeks with extensive experience in the Caribbean and Eastern Europe.