Alexis Romano is a writer, lecturer and curator within the fashion industry and visual culture, with interests in 20th-century fashion, fashion imagery, and everyday, subjective aspects of dress. Her current research, stemming from a 2020-21 postdoctoral fellowship at the Met Museum's Costume Institute studies women's experience of making and wearing clothes in the 1970s. In addition, she is US Editor of WeAr Global Magazine, a co-founder of the Fashion Research Network, and adjunct Assistant Professor at New York City College of Technology (CUNY) and Parsons, the New School for Design.
Before completing her PhD at London's Courtauld Institute of Art, Alexis studied art and design history in New York and Paris. She is currently writing the first critical study of French ready-to-wear, due out from Bloomsbury in 2022.