Tags » History Of Fashion

Social Media having an Impact on Fashion

It is believed that designers have gotten ideas from social media platforms. Some believe that getting ideas from social media would be an issue because it would die down very easily. 147 more words


Retail Stealing Runway Looks

Every wonder where retail stores get their ideas for all of their mass produced clothing? It has never crossed my mind that it was actually a legal issue of stealing the ideas from designers but it has in fact been taken to court numerous times. 164 more words

History Of Fashion

Roundtable: Ambassador in a Hat: The Sartorial Power of Benjamin Franklin’s Fur Cap

This Colonial Couture post is by guest contributor Joanna M. Gohmann, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow in 18th– and 19th-Century Art, at The Walters Art Museum… 1,680 more words

American Revolution

What Lies Beneath: the meaning & motivation of (aristocratic) fancy dress costume

Since the eighteenth century, when fancy dress entertainments became a more regular and popular form of entertainment, social commentators have wrestled with what people’s costumes reveal about their character. 1,046 more words

History Of Fashion

Roundtable: Fashioning the 17th Century in Boston: John and Hannah Leverett

This Colonial Couture post is by guest contributor Kimberly Alexander, adjunct professor of history at the University of New Hamphire, Durham. Her forthcoming book is… 1,779 more words


Roundtable: Colonial Couture

You’re invited…to The Junto’s first roundtable on fashion as history in early American life. In step with New York Fashion Week, we’ll present a new perspective daily on how the material question of “what people wore” shaped personal politics and national identity. 930 more words

American Revolution