Dressed: The History of Fashion

Dressed: The History of Fashion

By iHeartRadio

With over 7 billion people in the world, we all have one thing in common. Every day we all get dressed. Join Dressed as we explore the social and cultural histories behind the who, what, when of why we wear.

Episodes

Fashion History Now #9

Cassidy and April discuss current events as they relate to the fashion industry and the field of Fashion Studies, highlighting where the industry and field need to go and the important POC scholars, historians, and activists who are working to get it there. WEBSITES: Kimberly Jenkins: www.fashionandrace.com Cheney McKnight: www.notyourmommashistory.com Dr. Jonathen Square: www.fashioningtheself.com, www.jonathansquare.com Dandy Wellington: www.dandywellington.com BOOKS: Monica L. Miller’s book Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the styling of Black Diasporic Identity Shantrelle P. Lewis's Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street Style Tanisha C. Ford, Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul and Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl’s Love Letter to the Power of Fashion ARTICLES: https://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/opinion/op-ed-fashion-is-part-of-the-race-problem PODCASTS: The Conversations: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/a-conversation-with-imran-amed-about-race-fashion/id1328893989?i=1000476379010 All My Relations: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ep-7-native-appropriations/id1454424563?i=1000435174856 and https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ep-8-native-fashion/id1454424563?i=1000437549447 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
04/06/2020m 11s

Re-Dressed: Black Dandyism: a Cultural History, an interview with Monica L. Miller, Part I

History is more important now than ever. This week, we revisit our illuminating two-part series on the cultural history of black dandyism with Monica L. Miller, author of the book Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
02/06/2051m 45s

Fashion History Now #8

This show would not be possible without our wonderful listeners! This week we celebrate YOU by highlighting some of your fashion histories shared with us through listener mail. Detroit oral history project: https://detroit1967.detroithistorical.org/items/show/453 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
28/05/2015m 34s

The Art of Historical Hatmaking with Rachel Frost

This week we learn about the history and techniques of historical hatmaking with Rachel Frost, one of only a handful of hatmakers using sixteenth century European techniques in the entire world. See more of Rachel's work at www.thecraftybeggards.org. For more from the Tudor Tailors see www.tudortailor.com. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
26/05/2057m 6s

Fashion History Mystery 45: Re-Dressed: Favorite Fashion Books

So many of you have asked for book recs for what to read during your extra time at home, this week we re-air our past minisode on our favorite fashion books. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
21/05/2023m 25s

Bedside Manner, an interview with Marisa Hollywood

Nurses, we love you! In an episode dedicated to healthcare workers everywhere, this week we explore the history of the nurse uniform. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
19/05/201h 2m

Fashion History Now #7

This week we check out some disturbing historic beauty advice, a collection of the world's rarest pigments, alternative leather made from cacti, and get to the bottom of what Christian Dior was up to in 1949. Sources: a collection of the world's rarest colors https://liveplayeat.com/the-worlds-rarest-colors/ Dior 1949 collection https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6xD-jKli-_qIYXDTsNv4dw Desserto https://desserto.com.mx/. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
14/05/2022m 56s

Re-Dressed: Finding Beauty, an Interview with Photographer Tony Vaccaro

Past Dressed guest Tony Vaccaro just beat COVID-19. In celebration, we air our past interview with the 97 year-old photographer whose prolific career photographing fashion, celebrity and World War spans seven decades. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
12/05/2044m 19s

Spread Love and Shine Light, an Interview with Orenda Tribe's Amy Yeung

In lieu of this week's FHM, we bring you a special interview with Amy Yeung, founder of Orenda Tribe. Using the colors of the rainbow as her guide, Amy breathes new life into old clothing and textiles with a sustainable, ethical approach to design that both celebrates and supports her indigenous heritage and community. One hundred percent of sales from Orenda Tribe's Spread Love and Shine Light campaign is going towards critical aid for the Navajo Reservation during the COVID-19 pandemic. www.orendatribe.com mask drive: www.seedingsovereignty.org Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/05/2029m 8s

Service Mode: Dressing the Domestic Servant

On the heels of our Downton Abbey episode, this week we explore the dress of the downstairs set. What did domestic servants really wear? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
05/05/2055m 58s

Fashion History Now #6

From golden mending games to Advanced Style inspiration, this week's episode is full of suggestions for fun fashion history related activities you can do on and off line and with the whole family! Recommendations: www.advance.style www.firstamericanartmagazine.com www.goldenjoinery.com www.colornames.org https://www.metmuseum.org/art/metpublications Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
30/04/2020m 31s

Designing Downton Abbey, an Interview with Anna Mary Scott Robbins

This week, we speak with Anna Mary Scott Robbins, the costume designer behind one of the most beloved television series, and now films, Downton Abbey. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
28/04/2054m 21s

Fashion History Mystery #44: A Brief History of Prom

To celebrate a quintessential rite of passage being canceled en masse this year due to the pandemic, we bring you a brief history of Prom. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
23/04/2033m 51s

Game of Thrones: What to Wear When Winter is Coming, pt. 2

Join us for our second installment on the stories and symbolism lovingly stitched into the GoT costumes. RECOMMENDED READING: Clapton, Michele and Gina McIntyre. Game of Thrones: The Costumes. San Rafael: Insight Editions, 2019. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
21/04/2046m 11s

Fashion History Now #5

This week we issue a couple of challenges! Recreate works of art at home! Help April get to the bottom of Pierre Cardin-designed uniforms for the Chinese army?! Also check out the instagram accounts @whatalexiswore and @izabelapriorattire for a full serving of fashion history fun! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
16/04/2019m 4s

Game of Thrones: What to Wear When Winter is Coming, pt. 1

We obsessed. We cried. We stood in awe of the epic saga that was Game of Thrones. Join us for an extra delicious episode where we break down the stories and symbolism lovingly stiched into the GoT costumes. RECOMMENDED READING: Clapton, Michele and Gina McIntyre. Game of Thrones: The Costumes. San Rafael: Insight Editions, 2019. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
14/04/2055m 0s

Fashion History Mystery #43: Lady Curzon's Peacock Dress

A feat of Indian craftsmanship and British colonial pageantry, the "peacock dress" was worn by Lady Curzon, Vicereine of India, to the 1903 Delhi Durbar commemorating King Edward VII's ascension to the British throne. Today, we learn why it is still celebrated as as one of the most beautiful and masterfully constructed gowns in the history of fashion. Recommended reading and viewing: Cathy Hay's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jb0jPc-3Nmw Bernadette Banner's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMGyfkvY06g Coronation Durbar, 1903: https://books.google.com/books?id=xUXRAAAAMAAJ&newbks=1&newbks_redir=0&dq=1903%20lady%20curzon%20description&pg=PA110#v=onepage&q&f=false Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
09/04/2018m 46s

Supreme Glamour, an Interview with Mary Wilson

In celebration of our one hundredth episode, we welcome to the show Mary Wilson, founding member of The Supremes and author of the book Supreme Glamour. Ms. Wilson joins us to discuss the evolution of the group's now iconic wardrobe and the integral role that fashion--and supreme glamour--played in the success of one of the greatest singing trios of all time. Recommended reading: Supreme Glamour (Thames and Hudson, 2019) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/04/2047m 21s

Fashion History Now #4

Topics in this week's episode include the Contemporary Muslim Fashion exhibition, eighteenth century wig building, the origins story of the N95 face mask, and the wonder of online fashion exhibitions on the Google Arts & Culture App. Fast Company article: https://www.fastcompany.com/90479846/the-untold-origin-story-of-the-n95-mask V&A's Design a Wig: https://www.vam.ac.uk/designawig/ Queen Sirikit exhibit on Google Arts & Culture: https://g.co/arts/snnY5ZS3KboEkBbD8 Contemporary Muslim Fashions: d'Allesandro, Jill and Reina Lewis, eds. Contemporary Muslim Fashions. San Francisco: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2018; Cooper Hewitt: collections.cooperhewitt.org Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
02/04/2032m 27s

Queen Sirikit of Thailand, an Interview with Melissa Leventon

What happens when French haute couture meets Thai glamour and elegance? This week, Melissa Leventon joins us to discuss the sartorial legacy of Queen Sirikit of Thailand. Recommended reading: Melissa Leventon's Fit for a Queen: Her Majesty Queen Sirikit's Creations by Balmain (River Books Press, 2016) and In Royal Fashion: The Style of Queen Sirikit of Thailand (River Books Press, 2013) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
31/03/201h 5m

Fashion History Mystery 42: Hook, Line, and Sink-Her, a History of Fishnets

How did a practical device for catching fish become a coveted and controversial fashion staple? This week, we explore the fascinating thousand-year plus history behind fishnets. Recommended reading: https://www.vam.ac.uk/articles/the-history-of-hand-knitting https://www.vintag.es/2019/01/fishnet-stockings.html Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
26/03/2033m 34s

Ballerina: Fashion's Modern Muse, an interview with Patricia Mears

En pointe and en vogue, the ballerina has inspired many a fashion designer. Dance and fashion have long had a symbiotic relationship, and this week we speak to Patricia Mears about her sublimely beautiful exhibition which highlights the mutual love affair between ballet and high style. Recommended reading: Mears, Patricia et al. Ballerina: Fashion's Modern Muse. New York: Vendome Press, 2019. Clip from the Red Shoes (1948): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktv3-1JTspc. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
24/03/201h 3m

Fashion History Now #3

This week we discuss online sources of fashion history, AJ and The Queen, Dapper Dan's new memoire and biodegradable plastics. Recommended reading: Heilbrunn Timeline of Art (and fashion) History: https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/coho/hd_coho.htm AJ and the Queen costumes: https://www.crfashionbook.com/culture/a30503047/aj-and-the-queen-rupaul-costumes/ Korina Emmerich's face mask: https://www.emmerichny.com/product-page/split-shot-face-mask Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
19/03/2027m 37s

Eleanor Lambert: Empress of 7th Avenue, an interview with Carol McLennan

"The most influential woman in fashion" during the 20th century was far from a household name. Join us as we explore the legendary career of Eleanor Lambert who helped shape the trajectory of the American fashion industry from behind the scenes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
17/03/2040m 27s

Fashion History Mystery 41: The Incredible Origin of Cat-Eye Glasses

What do millionaires, harlequins and cigarettes have to do with the iconic cat-eye frame? Tune in to find out! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
12/03/2029m 29s

How to Read a Suit, an Interview with Lydia Edwards

Fashion historian and author Lydia Edwards joins us to talk about her newly released book How to Read a Suit, the highly anticipated menswear version of her acclaimed How to Read a Dress. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
10/03/2058m 23s

Fashion History Now #2

This week we cover topics including Bill Cunningham, 150 years of Harper's Bazaar, and the recent JLo/Shakira controversy. Are we still policing women's bodies in 2020? Recommended reading: Cassidy's talk: http://www.abqinternational.org/pioneering-women-designers-of-the-1920s/ JLo/Shakira: https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/25/us/shakira-jlo-super-bowl-halftime-show-fcc-complaints-trnd/index.html https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/03/opinions/super-bowl-halftime-show-jlo-shakira-opinion-reyes/index.html MAD exhibit: https://madparis.fr/en/about-us/exhibitions/current-events-1322/musee-des-arts-decoratifs/harper-s-bazaar/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
05/03/2031m 30s

Ethics and Responsibility in the Jewelry Industry, an interview with Bliss Lau

Do you know where the precious metals or gems used in your jewelry come from? This week we speak to jewelry designer Bliss Lau about ethics and responsibility in the jewelry trade. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
03/03/2054m 40s

Fashion History Mystery #40: What's a Dickie?!

Your great-grandmother enjoyed a dickie. Join us in our exploration of a wildly popular garment, now lost to fashion history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
27/02/2020m 45s

Call Me: The Perils of 19th Century Etiquette

After a deep dive into etiquette manuals, we explore the complex codes of introductions and calling during the 19th century. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
25/02/2043m 21s

Fashion History Now

In this new bi-weekly minisode series, Cassidy and April share the latest in all things fashion history. From Jean Paul Gaultier's final haute couture collection to fashion's push for environmental responsibility, we bring you fashion history NOW. Recommended readings: https://studyhall.earth https://www.highsnobiety.com/p/slow-factory-study-hall-sustainable-fashion/ https://www.thredup.com/fashionfootprint https://www.algiknit.com https://www.vogue.com/fashion-shows/spring-2020-couture/jean-paul-gaultier https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYDyi-B1FuU Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
20/02/2029m 11s

Fashion & Film, Part II

This week, we continue to explore the intimate relationship between fashion and film from World War II into the present day. Recommended reading: Deborah Nadoolman Landis's Dressed: A Century of Hollywood Costume Design (Harper Design, 2007) Hollywood Costume (Harry N. Abrams, 2013) Christopher Laverty's Fashion in Film (Laurence King, 2016) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/02/2046m 57s

FHM #39: Fashion at the Oscars, an Interview with Bronwyn Cosgrave

The Oscars red carpet is one of the most highly anticipated fashion events of the year. This week, we explore its history with Bronwyn Cosgrave before April and Cassidy share their favorite picks from this year's festivities. Recommended Reading: Bronwyn Cosgrave's Made for Each Other: Fashion and the Academy Awards (Bloomsbury, 2006) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
13/02/2044m 27s

Fashion & Film, Part I

We are back! What better way to celebrate the launch of Season 3--and the Oscars AND Fashion Week-- than with a multi-episode celebration of the hundred and thirty plus year love affair between fashion and film. ⁠Recommended reading: Deborah Nadoolman Landis's Dressed: A Century of Hollywood Costume Design (Harper Design, 2007) Hollywood Costume (Harry N. Abrams, 2013) Christopher Laverty's Fashion in Film (Laurence King, 2016) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/02/2045m 56s

Holiday Bonus FHM: The History of Glitter

A symbol of glitz, glamour and celebration, we bring you a special holiday edition on the history of glitter. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
23/12/1928m 19s

Welcome to What I Wore When

Can an outfit change your life? For many of us, the answer is a resounding yes. Welcome to What I Wore When, a weekly podcast hosted by Glamour digital director Perrie Samotin. Every Monday, Perrie sits down with actors, writers, musicians, reality stars, and other influential women to discuss what they wore during a pivotal moment in their life—and why it mattered. It’s not just about fashion—it's also about the seemingly small choices we make every day and how they affect us more than we realize. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
06/12/191m 37s

Fashion's Frontier: Denim, an interview with Emma McClendon

For the final episode of Dressed Season 2, we bring you the much-requested history of denim. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
26/11/1948m 56s

Fashion History Mystery #37: Fashion as Art and Protest with Korina Emmerich

Artist. Fashion Designer. Activist. Korina Emmerich joins us to talk about her fashion brand Emme and the ways in which her indigenous heritage and commitment to the Fashion Revolution movement inform her work. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
21/11/1923m 30s

Fashionopolis, an interview wtih Dana Thomas

This week we speak with Paris-based fashion journalist Dana Thomas about the rise of fashion fashion and its true cost. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
19/11/191h 8m

Fashion History Mystery #36: The Japanese Origins of the "Flip-Flop"

From Japan to Hawaii to California, this week we learn about the origins of the ubiquitious flip-flop.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
14/11/1921m 14s

Worn on this Day, an Interview with Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell

Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell joins us to discuss her new book Worn on this Day: the Clothes That Made History. From Olympic uniforms to coronation gowns, Kimberly explores momentous moments in dress history one day at a time.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
12/11/1941m 25s

Bond Girl Style, an inteview with Dr. Monica Germanà

Icons of sex, danger and high style, this week we speak to Dr. Monica Germanà about women inhabiting the world of James Bond. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
05/11/191h 10m

Fashion History Mystery #35:The Vanderbilt Ball

This week we chat about one of the most sumptuous fancy dress balls the world has ever seen: The Vanderbilt Ball of 1883. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
31/10/1920m 39s

Halloween Costume and Fancy Dress with Benjamin Wild and Lucy Clayton

Just in time for Halloween, we talk all things dressing up with Lucy Clayton and Dr. Benjamin Wild, co-hosts of the podcast dedicated to that very subject, Dress: Fancy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
29/10/191h 13m

Fashion History Mystery #34: Milk and Sugar: a Brief History of Seersucker

This weeks listener question about the history of seersucker leads us to a surprising discussion of etymology. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
24/10/1913m 50s

At War with Fashion: World War II, an interview with Stuff You Missed in History Class

This week we revisit April's appearance on Stuff You Missed in History Class covering French fashion and resistance during WWII. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
22/10/1944m 38s

Fashion History Mystery #33: Fashion History at Fashion Week

From Grecian goddesses to the godmother of rock'n'roll, April and Cassidy discuss their favorite shows from the recent Spring/Summer 2020 Collections!   Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
17/10/1917m 25s

At War with Fashion: World War I, LIVE from Bard Graduate Center

In conjunction with the exhibition French Fashion, Women and the First World War currently on view at the Bard Graduate Center, we speak with Dr. Kate Strasdin and Dr. Margaret Darrow about the era's anxieties surrounding fashion and gender. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
15/10/191h 4m

Fashion History Mystery #32: A Brief History of the Codpiece

One of the more curious items of masculine dress history, this week we explore the function and symbolism of the codpiece. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
10/10/1912m 6s

The King of Sexy Cling, an interview with Stephen Burrows

Stephen Burrow's bright and slinky clothes defined the disco era. This week we speak with a fashion icon on the occasion of his new collaboration with Target. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
08/10/1944m 25s

Punk Style, an interview with Dr. Monica Sklar

This week we explore the style one of rock's most iconic sub-cultures: punk. But what came first, the music or the clothes? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
01/10/1955m 10s

Patrick Kelly, an Interview with Dr. Eric Darnell Pritchard

Patrick Kelly took Paris by storm in the 1980s, becoming the first American designer to be inducted into France's distinguished Chambre syndicale du prêt-à-porter. On what would have been Patrick's 65th birthday, we honor his life and legacy.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
24/09/191h 2m

The Joy of Fashion, an Interview with Pat Cleveland

This week we talk with fashion icon and fashion model pioneer Pat Cleveland about her fifty-plus year career in fashion. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
17/09/1943m 58s

FHM #31: The Cyclical Nature of Fashion

This week, April and Cassidy discuss which forgotten fashion staples they would love to make a comeback and which cyclical fashion trends should remain a thing of the past.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
12/09/1920m 52s

Global Vision: Tina Leser

Often cited as a progenitor of the American Look, fashion designer Tina Leser's vision was greater than the polarizing discourse of French versus American style. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
10/09/1940m 40s

FHM #30: Making Mrs. Maisel

This week we take a peek inside the Paley Center for Media's exhibition Making Maisel Marvelous. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
05/09/1920m 2s

Fashion Period. An Interview with Dr. Shannon Withycombe

Periods. A universally taboo topic for 1000s of years, menstruation was only addressed commercially in the early 20th century. We talk the pad's evolution--and all its accompanying accessories--with women's health historian Dr. Shannon Withycombe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
03/09/191h 2m

FHM #29: Enfleurage: 17th Century Perfume Making with Dryland Wilds

This week we meet Cebastien and Robin, the women behind the botanical beauty line Dryland Wilds, and learn all about their modern day use of the 17th century perfume making process known as enfleurage. https://www.drylandwilds.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
29/08/1922m 59s

The Golden Age of Haute Couture, LIVE from the Dallas Museum of Art

Hot off the press and LIVE from Dallas, join us for our first live episode of Dressed. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
27/08/1959m 52s

FHM #28: Origin of the Poodle Skirt

This week's mini-sode explores the story of Juli Lynne Charlot who created a 50s classic: the poodle skirt. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
22/08/1916m 5s

Re-Dressed: The Swimsuit, a Revealing History, Part II

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20/08/1944m 11s

Introducing: The Outcast

The Outcast is Out magazine’s debut podcast! Join host Fran Tirado, Out magazine’s deputy editor and Out staffers as they explore queer topics across politics, pop culture, fashion, relationships, money, and more. The Outcast is now available! Listen now. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
19/08/191m 39s

FHM #27: The Origin of the Moon Manicure with Suzanne Shapiro

We answer a listener query about the moon-shaped manicure of the 1920s and 30s with Suzanne Shapiro, author of Nails: the Story of the Modern Manicure. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
15/08/1922m 20s

Introducing: The Moment

Wondery’s The Moment, hosted by comedian Ingrid Haas, explores some epic real life romances to find the answers to our toughest relationship questions. From a Taylor Swift intervention, to getting betrothed by a horse, this podcast is your real life Rom-Com. Listen now at wondery.fm/dressed Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
14/08/1910m 28s

Re-Dressed: The Swimsuit, a Revealing History, Part I

In the spirit of summer, we revisit our Season One two part series on one of the most controversial garments in history: the swimsuit. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
13/08/1956m 44s

FHM #26: A Mermaid's Tale

In this week's mini-sode we answer a query from a real-life mermaid. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
08/08/1912m 8s

Mary Quant, an Interview with Jenny Lister

In the 1960s, Mary Quant launched her fashion revolution amid a rainbow of mini-skirts and hot pants. This week, we explore her life and legacy with Jenny Lister, the curator behind the V&A's exhibition Mary Quant, on view until February 20, 2016. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
06/08/1950m 50s

FHM #25: The Auction House Allure

This week we discuss the role of auction houses in the collecting of historic dress in a continued conversation with Timothy Long, Director, Senior Specialist of Couture and Luxury Accessories for Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
01/08/1921m 40s

Charles James: Genius Deconstructed, an Interview with Timothy Long

Timothy Long takes us inside the multi-tiered genius of Charles James, the self-taught fashion designer behind some of the most innovative and breathtakingly beautiful designs of the 20th century. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
30/07/191h 3m

Fashion History Mystery #24: The History of Penny Loafers

A staple of various style tribes, Nancy MacDonell joins us to speak about the history of the penny loafer. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
25/07/1916m 19s

Space Age Fashion: an interview with Sarah Jean Culbreth

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and we are joined by Sarah Jean Culbeth to discuss the space age fashions of Pierre Cardin. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
23/07/1955m 7s

Fashion History Mystery #23: Origin Story: Sailor and Peter Pan Collars

This week, we explore the fascinating origins of the so-called "sailor" and "peter pan" style collars.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/07/1916m 52s

Fashion Animals, an interview with Joshua Katcher

Animal rights activist and vegan menswear designer Joshua Katcher joins us to talk about the relationship between humans and the animals they wear. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
16/07/1952m 19s

Introducing Everywhere

Overcome fears and dump preconceptions about travel and fully engage with the world in a deeply meaningful way. It doesn’t matter if you’re wealthy or not, alone or with your person or people; you can have an amazing adventure. All you need is to open your mind. Don’t think about what I’m telling you, just feel it. It’s not head knowledge, it’s heart knowledge. Listen to Everywhere every Thursday! The first three episodes are now available. Listen here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
15/07/191m 40s

Fashion History Mystery #22: Fall 2019 Couture Fashion Collections

This week, Cassidy and April discuss the art and history inherent in the latest 2019 Couture Fashion Collections.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/07/1929m 55s

50 Years of the Ebony Fashion Fair, an interview with Joy Bivins

For fifty years, Ebony magazine's groundbreaking Fashion Fair brought the crème de la crème of high fashion to audiences across the USA and around the globe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
09/07/1957m 51s

Fashion History Mystery #21: Isabelle de Borchgrave

Join us for a peep inside the work of Isabelle de Borchgrave who creates incredible life-size replicas of historic fashions not from silk, velvet and lace, but paper.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
04/07/1917m 22s

Gender Bending Fashion, pt. 2: an interview with Michelle Tolini Finamore

Men just might enjoy the comfort of skirts! This week we speak to Michelle Tolini Finamore about her exhibition Gender Bending Fashion which is currently on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
02/07/1935m 30s

Fashion History Mystery #20: History of the Pride Flag

It's World Pride month and all things rainbow! This week's minisode discusses the origin of the multicolored pride flag emblazoned upon innumerable garments to be worn this month. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
27/06/1916m 9s

Gender Bending Fashion, pt. 1: an interview with Michelle Tolini Finamore

Who gets to wear the pants?! This week we speak to Michelle Tolini Finamore about her exhibition Gender Bending Fashion which is currently on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
25/06/1948m 39s

Fashion History Mystery #19: Should These Clothes Be Saved?

Cassidy and April discuss a recent New York Time's article by Vanessa Friedman which brings up some interesting questions regarding the relevance and importance of everyday clothing. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
20/06/1911m 22s

Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats, an interview with Clarissa Esguerra

This week, exhibition curator Clarissa Esguerra teaches us all about the sophisticated resist-dying ikat technique responsible for the resplendent textiles and garments on display in LACMA's current exhibition Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/06/1952m 8s

Introducing Unpopular

Throughout history, people have been denounced and demonized for dissenting from the majority. But that didn’t stop them from speaking up. Unpopular is about resisters and pariahs, rebels and revolutionaries. People like Sitting Bull, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Galileo, and the Mirabal Sisters took a chance on what they believed in – and inspired real change. Every week, host Yves Jeffcoat tells the story of someone who challenged the status quo, connecting the dots between their history and the history we’re making today. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, the iHeartRadio app, and wherever else you get your podcasts. Listen to Unpopular every Tuesday. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
14/06/193m 9s

Fashion History Mystery #18: Like a Fine Wine: What Makes Clothing "Vintage"?

Tune in this week to learn about the distinctions between what is considered antique versus vintage. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
13/06/1914m 53s

The Language of Fans, an interview with Laura Camerlengo

Much more than practical tools for cooling the body, Laura Camerlengo joins us to speak about the myriad of ways fans have been used historically as emblems of status and tools of communication. Her exhibition Fans of the 18th Century is on view now through June 30, 2019 at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/06/1948m 22s

Fashion History Mystery #17: Addressing Dress

Join us for fun with words! Today we address "dress."  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
06/06/1910m 31s

Styling the American Suffragist, an interview with Raissa Bretaña

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment. In gratitude to the American women who fought for the right to vote, we speak to Raissa Bretaña about the relationship between fashion and the 20th century suffrage movement. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
04/06/1950m 18s

Fashion History Mystery #16: Of Beards and Men

Today, we answer a listener question about the history of men's facial hair with Dr. Christopher Oldstone-Moore, author of the book Of Beards and Men: the Revealing History of Facial Hair. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
30/05/1929m 0s

Men in Heels: a His (and Her) Story, an Interview with Elizabeth Semmelhack

High heels have long been the domain of women--but first they were worn by men. This week, we track the evolution of the high heel as worn by male cavalry to "irrational" women with Bata Shoe Museum Senior Curator Elizabeth Semmelhack. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
28/05/191h 1m

Introducing Life Will Be the Death of Me with Chelsea Handler, an iHeartRadio Original Podcast

Starting May 23rd, 2019: Listen to Chelsea Handler's first ever podcast series featuring candid, hilarious conversations about her life, her work and where she’s headed next. The podcast features interviews with celebrities such as Connie Britton, Jake Tapper, Sean Hayes, Mary McCormack and more.Life Will Be the Death of Me with Chelsea Handler is a production of iHeartRadio. For more podcasts from iHeartRadio, visit the iHeartRadio app, Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to your favorite shows. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
24/05/194m 2s

Fashion History Mystery #15: Pantone

This week we discuss the 'shadiest' company around, the world's leading authority on color intelligence, Pantone. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
23/05/1915m 3s

The Dress Detective, an interview with Amber Butchart

Fashion history and crime labs may seem like strange bedfellows. This week we speak to real-life dress detective, Amber Butchart, about her work in forensics and fashion history applications outside of museums and design studios. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
21/05/1959m 24s

Fashion History Mystery #14: "Copying: a Fancy Name for Stealing"

Detective hats on, Cassidy and April address a listener question regarding fashion copying: fashion fakes are nothing new, but just when and where did the practice start and why? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
16/05/1918m 8s

The Art of Embroidery, an Interview with Nadia Albertini, Part II

In part two of our interview with embroidery designer Nadia Albertini, we learn how the age old craft is kept alive at the hands of skilled artisans from India to Paris. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
14/05/1948m 36s

Fashion History Mystery #13: Party of the Year: The Met Gala

This week we look into the storied history of one of the world's most sought-after social invitations: The Met Gala. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
09/05/1945m 59s

The Art of Embroidery, an Interview with Nadia Albertini, Part I

Today, we learn all about the fascinating history behind one of humankind's oldest forms of adornment with embroidery designer and historian Nadia Albertini. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/05/1952m 28s

Fashion History Mystery #12: Chat-a-what?

This week we answer a query about the once indispensable accessory now lost to time: the chatelaine. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
02/05/1917m 7s

"The New Freedom Thing in in Fashion" or How Jeans Got Their Stretch

This week we learn how "the new freedom thing in fashion" became the industry standard for the production of women's--and more and more men's-- jeans. This is the story of stretchy jeans. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
30/04/1937m 4s

Fashion History Mystery #11: Rosie Gets a Shingle

On this week's edition of Fashion History Mystery, we look into vintage hairstyle terms including the bob and the shingle. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
25/04/1916m 24s

April Goes to Beauty School: the 1944 Du Barry Success Course

To investigate charm schools of the 1940s, April recently completed the six weeks Du Barry Success Course of diet, exercise, posture and beauty rituals. Tune in to find out how it went! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
23/04/1959m 25s

Fashion History Mystery #10: The Other Dust Ruffle

On this week's edition of Fashion History Mystery, April and Cassidy answer the question: didn't women's long skirts get really dirty in the 19th century? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/04/1918m 42s

Fashion and the Art of Pochoir

This week, Cassidy and April take you inside their book Fashion and the Art of Pochoir to learn all about the painterly hand-stenciling technique that redefined fashion illustration in the Art Moderne and Art Deco eras. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
16/04/191h 4m

Fashion History Mystery #9: Don't Sweat It

In this week's mini-sode we explore how the matter of perspiration has been handled historically. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/04/1921m 11s

The Other Danish Girl: Gerda Wegener

Alicia Vikander may have won an Oscar for her portrayal of Gerda Wegener in the 2015 film, The Danish Girl, but the film only scratches the surface of this incredible artist's life. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
09/04/1943m 22s

Fashion History Mystery #8: Origin Story: Mary Janes

This week we explore the unlikely origin story of Mary Janes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
04/04/1919m 0s

Remaking Fashion History: an Interview with John Bright

This week we sit down with Oscar-winning costume designer John Bright to discuss his prolific career in film and TV that spans five decades. A collector of historic fashion, John is the founder and owner of the world's leading costume house, Cosprop. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
02/04/1949m 41s

Fashion History Mystery #7: Amish Fashion Designers?

This week, we answer the listener question: are there any fashion designers from the Amish tradition? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
28/03/1917m 30s

A Vanderbilt House Party--The Gilded Age, an Interview with Leslie Klingner

This week we go behind the scenes of Biltmore Estate's latest exhibition A Vanderbilt House Party--The Gilded Age with the estate's Curator of Interpretation Leslie Klingner. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
26/03/1952m 22s

Fashion History Mystery #6: Origins of Polka Dots

This week we answer a listener question about the origin of poka dots, by diving all the way back to the Middle Ages' taboo about wearing spots.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
21/03/1916m 35s

A History of Stoutwear, an interview with Dr. Lauren Downing Peters

Dubbed "stoutwear" at the turn of the 20th century, Dr. Lauren Downing Peters joins us this week to discuss the history of plus-size fashion. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
19/03/1949m 38s

Fashion History Mystery #5: Thierry Mugler

Following Cardi B's stunning vintage ensembles at the 2019 Grammys, we answer the question posed by many listeners: Who is Thierry Mugler? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
14/03/1913m 21s

Finding Beauty, an Interview with Photographer Tony Vaccaro

This week, we talk to the photographer Tony Vaccaro about his prolific seventy-plus year career photographing fashion, celebrity and World War. His subjects include Dovima, Verushka, Hubert de Givenchy, Pablo Picasso and Georgia O'Keefe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
12/03/1940m 41s

Fashion History Mystery #4: To Wear or Not to Wear?

This week Cassidy and April address the question: when is it ok to wear historical clothing and how to preserve our family heirlooms.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/03/1923m 1s

Historical Costuming with American Duchess

It is one thing to study the history of fashion, it is another thing entirely to wear it! This week we meet historical costumers Lauren and Abby, the women behind the historical shoe company and blog American Duchess. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
05/03/191h 1m

Fashion History Mystery #3: Fashion History at the Oscars!

This week, April and Cassidy discuss all things Oscars' fashion! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
28/02/1922m 20s

Cult Style: an interview with Sarah Byrd

Where do belief and and clothing intersect? This week we speak to Sarah Byrd about the clothing choices of some of America's fringe religious groups. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
26/02/191h 19m

Fashion History Mystery: Favorite Fashion Books

This week Cassidy and April share their favorite fashion history books of all time! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
21/02/1923m 1s

Fashion and Flight: Pioneering Aviatrixes, an interview with Katharine Dorny

In the 1920s, the fearless women that took to the skies became celebrities overnight. How did the media spotlight shape early aviatrixes relationship to fashion and flight? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
19/02/1937m 12s

Fashion History Mystery: How To Become a Fashion Historian

We answer your questions in our Thursday Fashion History Mystery minisodes! This week we answer the question several of you have posed: 'how do you become a fashion historian?'  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
14/02/1917m 45s

Dior: From Paris to the World, an interview with Florence Müller

Just in time for Fashion Week, Dressed is back for Season 2 with a behind-the-scenes look at Denver Art Museum's exhibition Dior: From Paris to the World. We are joined by the exhibition's curator and foremost Dior expert Florence Müller. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
12/02/1953m 50s

What the Tux?: a History of the Tuxedo, an interview with Chloe Chapin

Ever wonder why "acceptable" forms of dress for men are so prescriptive? So formulaic? In this episode we speak to Chloe Chapin about the origins of men's suits and the tuxedo specifically. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
01/01/1957m 37s

Black Dandyism: a Cultural History, an interview with Monica L. Miller, Part II

In part two of this two part series, we continue to explore the history of the black dandy into the 20th and 21st centuries with Monica L. Miller, author of the book Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
25/12/1838m 32s

Black Dandyism: a Cultural History, an interview with Monica L. Miller, Part I

In this illuminating two-part series, we explore the cultural history of black dandyism with Monica L. Miller, author of the book Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/12/1852m 59s

Fashion Lovers: Dorothy Todd & Madge Garland

From 1922 to 1926, lovers Dorothy Todd and Madge Garland transformed British Vogue into a forum for artists, writers and other luminaries of the modernist--and queer--avant-garde. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/12/1847m 22s

Balenciaga: The Master of Us All, an interview with Miren Arzalluz

This week Miren Arzalluz, Director of the Palais Galliera in Paris, joins us to discuss the "master of us all," Cristóbal Balenciaga. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
04/12/1847m 50s

The Battle of Versailles, an interview with Robin Givhan

This week marks the 45th anniversary of one of American fashion's greatest moments. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Robin Givhan joins us to discuss a legendary fashion face-off between French haute couture and American design. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
27/11/1858m 10s

Bloomerism and Feminism, in Conversation with Stuff Mom Never Told You

Ladies in pants, oh my! We recently had the pleasure of joining Anney Reese on Stuff Mom Never Told You to discuss the history of the short-lived "Bloomerism" movement of the 19th century and its continued importance to feminism today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
20/11/1853m 47s

Rebel Threads, an interview with Roger Burton, part II **Bonus Episode**

In 1979, Roger Burton worked with punk style innovators Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McClaren to design their boutique World's End. The couple soon went their separate ways but were reunited at Burton's 1993 exhibition of their work Vive le Punk. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
15/11/1831m 29s

Rebel Threads, an interview with Roger Burton, part I

This week we explore the clothing of rebellious youth sub-cultures from the 1940s to the 1960s with vintage collector, costume designer--and original Mod--Roger Burton. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
13/11/1845m 19s

Fashionable Filipinas, an interview with Gino Gonzales

This week, we explore the fashion origins and evolution of the Philippino terno with guest Gino Gonzales, co-author of the book Fashionable Filipinas. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
06/11/1845m 35s

Dissecting the Flapper (Bonus Episode)

For a bonus minisode in honor of Halloween, we "dissect" the iconic flapper look from head to toe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
01/11/1820m 2s

When Fashion Kills, an interview with Dr. Alison Matthews David

Sometimes fashion can kill--literally. From combustible crinolines to strangling scarves, this week we explore fashion's deadly history with Dr. Alison Matthews David, author of the book Fashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress Past and Present. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
30/10/1858m 46s

Fierce: A History of Leopard Print, an interview with Jo Weldon

We get puurrrfectly WILD this week with author, activist and burlesque superstar Jo Weldon! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
23/10/1845m 54s

Pink, an interview with Dr. Valerie Steele

Today we speak with Dr. Valerie Steele, Director of The Museum at FIT, about her exhibition Pink: A Pretty, Punk, Powerful Color.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
16/10/1830m 46s

Ruth Finley and the Fashion Calendar, an interview with Natalie Nudell

A tribute to the passing of American fashion insider, Ruth Finley, whose Fashion Calendar was and continues to be a critical element in producing Fashion Week. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
10/10/1847m 20s

Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

For artist Frida Kahlo, clothing, art and identity were inextricably linked. The V & A's current exhibition Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up explores the ways Kahlo constructed her iconic image using the clothing and accessories she put on her body. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
10/10/1849m 32s

Bonus episode! Exhibiting Fashion: an Interview with Fashion Conservator Sarah Scaturro, part II

In this week's bonus episode, we continue our conversation with Sarah Scaturro, head conservator at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
10/10/1820m 24s

Exhibiting Heavenly Bodies: an Interview with Fashion Conservator Sarah Scaturro, part I

This week, we go behind the scenes of the exhibition Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination with Sarah Scaturro, head conservator at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
10/10/181h 6m

From Russia With Love: Valentina

One of American fashion's first famous designers wasn't American at all. Meet Valentina Schlee, the intoxicatingly beautiful Russian lover of Greta Garbo who lied about nearly everything. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
18/09/1847m 18s

The American Look, a chat with Dr. Rebecca Arnold (Bonus Episode)

In honor of New York Fashion Week, we speak with Dr. Rebecca Arnold about the origins of American style. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
13/09/1856m 29s

Gordon Parks: the Man of Many Hats

Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was one of the 20th and 21st centuries great luminaries, most famous for his prolific career as a photojournalist for LIFE magazine. A man of many talents, this week we explore his unlikely career as a fashion photographer.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
11/09/1842m 6s

Dress Like an Egyptian, an interview with Egyptologist Dr. Colleen Darnell

This week we talk to Egyptologist--and vintage fashion aficionada-- Dr. Colleen Darnell about the role of clothing and artifice in the lives of the Ancient Egyptians.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1851m 7s

Fashion and Sustainability, an interview with Tara St. James

The fashion industry is the world's second largest polluter. This week we talk to fashion designer and educator Tara St. James about the intersection of fashion and sustainability in the past, present and what we can do to impact the future. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/181h 5m

Incredible and Marvelous: Fashion's First Hipsters

Amid the French Revolution, a youth subculture became notorious for adopting styles so extreme they were dubbed 'incredible' and 'marvelous.' This week we speak about some of fashion's first hipsters: the incroyables and the merveilleuses. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1841m 58s

Fashion and Politics: The French Revolution

Throughout the history of dress, never have fashion and politics been more entwined than during the French Revolution. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1854m 33s

A Century of Fashion Photography, an interview with Paul Martineau

This week we talk about a century of fashion photography with Paul Martineau, curator of the new exhibition Icons of Style at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1850m 19s

The Swimsuit: a Revealing History, Part II

From the bikini to the thong, this week we explore the continued evolution of one of the most controversial garments in history: the swimsuit. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1843m 17s

The Swimsuit: a Revealing History, Part I

In part one of this two-part series, we explore the origins of one of the most controversial garments in history: the swimsuit. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1855m 15s

Lea Gottlieb & Gottex Swimwear, an interview with Keren Ben-Horin

This week we meet Israeli swimwear designer and innovater Lea Gottlieb (1918-2012), the visionary founder of the luxury swimwear brand Gottex.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/181h 2m

Silhouette and Leotard: a Tale of Two Men?

In this week’s episode, we meet the men behind the fashion: Étienne de Silhouette (1709-1767) and Jules Leotard (1842-1870). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1853m 10s

The Gentleman Couturier: Hubert de Givenchy

This week is Haute Couture Week in Paris and we bring you an in memoriam episode on one of couture's greats: Hubert de Givenchy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1843m 56s

She's a Fashion Plate, an interview with Antoine Bucher and Nicolas Montagne

In this week's episode, we speak with Antoine Bucher and Nicolas Montagne of Librarie Diktats about the history of fashion plates, prints which served as the primary source of fashion imagery before photography.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/181h 28m

Wonderbra, an interview with Alexis Walker

This week we speak with fashion historian Alexis Walker about the innovation and history behind Wonderbra. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1858m 23s

Queen Alexandra: Behind the Seams, an interview with Kate Strasdin

This week we delve behind the seams with fashion historian Kate Strasdin to rediscover the sartorial legacies--and anti-aging secrets-- of the ever youthful Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), wife of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/181h 9m

Jewelry of Sentiment pt. 2: an interview with Courtney Lane

In the second installment of Jewelry of Sentiment, we speak with Courtney Lane, a modern-day practitioner of hair work. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1858m 50s

Jewelry of Sentiment pt. 1: The Art of Hair Work

For centuries, locks of human hair were cherished tokens exchanged between friends and loved ones. In this episode, we investigate the art of hair work and the fashion for wearing jewelry made from human hair. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1838m 25s

Gaby Deslys: the Modern Body, Fashion & Spectacle

Gaby Deslys was one of the most famous performers of the WWI era. Her unapologetic independence--and body-baring costumes--also made her one of the most controversial. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1850m 27s

Cashmere with a "K": The Controversial History of a Shawl

Cultural appropriation and colonialism lie at the heart of the 19th century fashion trend for "cashmere" shawls, the anglicized version of the Kashmiri region from which these highly coveted luxury goods originally came. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1849m 11s

Elsa Schiaparelli

Elsa Schiaparelli is one of the most unique voices fashion has ever seen. Her penchant for daring designs was often inspired by her close friendships with Surrealist artists.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1852m 31s

Murderous Millinery

From the 1870s to the 1920s, millions of women embraced the fashion for ornamental plumage and as a result millions of birds died for it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1852m 1s

Rose Bertin, Fashion and the Reign of Marie Antoinette: an Interview with Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell

If Marie Antoinette was the Queen of Fashion, Rose Bertin was her "Minister of Fashion." Find out more about Bertin and the extravagances of eighteenth century fashion in our conversation with expert Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/181h 1m

The King of Fashion: Paul Poiret

The work of avant-garde couturier Paul Poiret was shocking to some, and undeniably groundbreaking to everyone else. The fact that he radically altered the way women dressed during the 20th century was only ONE of his major innovations. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1848m 51s

Elizabeth Keckly: “Thirty Years a Slave” to White House Dressmaker

This week we explore the incredible story of Elizabeth Keckly, an enslaved woman who bought her freedom and went on to become the premiere dressmaker in Washington D.C. during the Civil War era. Her best friend and client? Mary Todd Lincoln.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1841m 36s

Smuggled in the Bustle: an interview with Hind Abdul-Jabbar

In this episode we speak to Hind Abdul-Jabbar about the widespread practice of smuggling European fashion into the United States during the 19th century. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1834m 38s

Elizabeth Hawes: Fashion Rebel

An iconoclast in every sense of the word, Elizabeth Hawes is still considered one of the greatest designers American fashion ever produced. Find out why her outspoken social activism landed her in hot water with the FBI. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1846m 55s

The Body: Fashion & Physique, an interview with Emma McClendon

This episode explores how the body type considered ideal shifts over time, and we speak with fashion historian Emma McClendon about her current exhibition The Body: Fashion and Physique. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1853m 2s

Branded: A History of Designer Logos

Logos and monograms are used by luxury fashion houses to brand their products. This episode investigates the origin stories of the logos used by of four of fashion's most powerful players: Louis Vuitton, Lanvin, Chanel and Louboutin. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1837m 40s

Freeing the Body: The Birth of Modern Dress

This week we explore the birth of modern dress, a revolution in fact, that occurred during a period in the early 20th century when women radically altered the way they had been dressing for centuries. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/1837m 32s

Founding Father of Haute Couture: Charles Frederick Worth

This episode explores the career and legacy of the man many consider to be the first true fashion designer, Charles Frederick Worth. We also speak with Hylan Booker, an American designer who sat at the helm of the house of Worth in the late 1960s. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/181h 7m

Dressed: Episode Zero

Fashion history is about more than pretty clothes. Dressed explores the incredibly rich and complex history behind the clothes we wear. Tune in on February 27th for the first episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/184m 48s

Introducing Dressed: The History of Fashion

Every week, fashion historians April Calahan and Cassidy Zachary will take you inside the history of fashion, and explore the who, what, when of why we wear. Listen in on February 27 for the first episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
07/09/182m 4s
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