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Did Elizabeth Bennet Wear Underwear?

Many movies this summer feature fantasy characters inhabiting a fantastic world created in the filmmaker’s mind. Fantasy fiction is the choice of young adult readers who pore over lengthy descriptions of future life. 740 more words

Old, New, Borrowed, & Blue: The Making of "Wauconda Area Weddings & Gowns Through the Years"

It takes a village, or rather a whole village of volunteers, to create an exhibit from start to finish. Since February I’ve been one of the many volunteers helping put together the… 860 more words

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1780's Italian Gown

So as promised several months ago, here is a post about my Italian Gown that was made in less than 48 hours. On Thursday, I decided I wanted a new dress to wear to the fashion show Saturday morning. 519 more words

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Fashion on the Ration – How women remained stylish during World War Two

Clothing is something most of us take for granted these days. Usually if we want to purchase something, we either jump online and order it direct to our door, or we head to the local shopping centre and browse amongst the varied range of stores within. 1,483 more words

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Exhibition Review: Royal Women: Public Life, Personal Style (Fashion Museum, Bath)

The strong interest in what female members of the British royal family wear continues with the latest addition in the person of the Duchess of Sussex. 979 more words

20th Century British History

Alternative materials: Pinatex

We started our series on alternative materials talking about MuSkin. If you haven’t seen it yet, just make sure you check that one too. 187 more words

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Dandy Style: today

Over the decades, the classical female dandy style has been transformed many times and many ways. The trend proved too powerful to ignore and almost every relevant designer since the 1960s has created their own reimagining of Le Smoking – mentioned in our post:  166 more words

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