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

How to Read a Dress, an Interview with Lydia Edwards

Fashion historian and author Lydia Edwards joins us to talk about the newly released revised edition of her acclaimed book How to Read a Dress: A Guide to Changing Fashion from the 16th to the 21st Century. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
07/12/2156m 0s

Fashion History Now #35: Fashion Storytelling with Damian Jöel

We are joined by Damian Jöel, an interdisciplinary artist and fashion storyteller whose fashion story "Songs of the Gullah" is at the heart of the new exhibition History is Rarely Black or White on view at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre in Ontario, Canada. Further Reading: Damian's work: https://linktr.ee/introxdj History is Rarely Black or White: https://agnes.queensu.ca/exhibition/history-is-rarely-black-or-white/ Brooklyn Fashion Academy: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/bklyn-fashion-academy Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
02/12/2143m 57s

History is Rarely Black or White: Fashion Storytelling with Jason Cyrus and Anne-Marie Guérin

Jason Cyrus and Anne-Marie Guérin join us in a discussion about the complex histories quite literally woven into the cotton garments we wear, the subject of the new exhibition History is Rarely Black or White at Ontario's Agnes Etherington Art Centre's exhibition. For more on the exhibit: https://agnes.queensu.ca/exhibition/history-is-rarely-black-or-white/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
30/11/211h 16m

Stained by Nature, an interview with Mimi Prober, part 2

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25/11/2140m 55s

Stained by Nature, an interview with Mimi Prober, part 1

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23/11/2133m 14s

Consumed: The Need for Collective Change, an interview with Aja Barber, part 2

In part two of this week's episode, sustainability activist Aja Barber shares how individual consumers can affect change via their buying habits. RECOMMENDED READING: Barber, Aja, Consumed: The Need for Collective Change: Colonialism, Climate Change and Consumerism. New York: Balance, 2021. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
18/11/2146m 13s

Consumed: The Need for Collective Change, an interview with Aja Barber, part 1

In this week's two-part episode, we chat with sustainability activist Aja Barber about the intersections of human rights, climate change and the fashion industry. RECOMMENDED READING: Barber, Aja, Consumed: The Need for Collective Change: Colonialism, Climate Change and Consumerism. New York: Balance, 2021. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
16/11/2154m 17s

Fashioning the United Arab Emirates with Dr. Reem El Mutwalli, Part II

We continue our conversation with Dr. Reem El Mutwalli about the evolving dress traditions and practices of the United Arab Emirates, a young country with a rich sartorial and textile history. Further Reading and Listening: Dr. Reem's first Dressed interview can be found here: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-dressed-the-history-of-fas-29000690/episode/the-art-of-arab-dress-with-73003929/ More on the Sultani book: https://sultanibook.com Dr. Reem's website: https://reemelmutwalli.com The Zay Initiative: https://thezay.org Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
11/11/2145m 56s

Fashioning the United Arab Emirates with Dr. Reem El Mutwalli, Part I

Dr. Reem El Mutwalli joins us to discuss her book Sultani Traditions Renewed: Changes in Women’s Traditional Dress in the UAE during the reign of Shaikh Zayid Al Nahyan, 1966-2004. Dr. Reem is the founder of The Zay Initiative, the first fashion collection dedicated exclusively to dress from across the Arab world. Further Reading and Listening: Dr. Reem's first Dressed interview can be found here https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-dressed-the-history-of-fas-29000690/episode/the-art-of-arab-dress-with-73003929/ More on the Sultani book: https://sultanibook.com Dr. Reem's website: https://reemelmutwalli.com The Zay Initiative: https://thezay.org Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
09/11/211h 3m

ReDressed: Patrick Kelly, an Interview with Dr. Eric Darnell Pritchard

In honor of the new exhibition on Patrick Kelly which just opened at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, we re-air our 2019 episode with Dr. Eric Darnell Pritchard on Kelly's life and legacy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
04/11/211h 7m

Fuller Fabrics and the Modern Masters Prints

Is fashion art? And is art fashion? In this case, the answer to both is a resounding yes! Tune in this week as we explore a series of textiles designed by some of Modern arts greats: Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Raoul Dufy, Joan Miró and Fernand Léger. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
02/11/2132m 41s

Costuming Horror with Lisa Jensen

Just in time for Halloween, we are joined by costume designer Lisa Jensen, whose very first job in her thirty plus year film career was on 1984's A Nightmare on Elm Street. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
28/10/211h 9m

From Basic Instinct to Bridgerton, a Conversation with Costume Designer Ellen Mirojnick

What do Basic Instinct and Bridgerton have in common? Costume designer Ellen Mirojnick joins us to discuss her incredible forty plus year career in fashion, film and television. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
26/10/211h 18m

ReDressed: Mary Quant, an interview with Jenny Lister

Bust out those miniskirts and knee-high boots Dressed listeners! Pairing with our episode earlier this week on Biba, we re-air our 2019 episode on Mary Quant. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
21/10/2153m 42s

Biba, an interview with Barbara Hulanicki and Martin Pel

Biba = every cool kid's dream! This week we welcome legendary designer Barbara Hulanicki and Martin Pel, Curator of the 2012 exhibition Biba and Beyond. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
19/10/211h 4m

(De) Constructing Corset History and Myths with Cynthia Settje, Part II

Corset maker extraordinaire Cynthia Settje of Redthreaded is back to debunk and de-bone some of the most common corset myths from fashion history in part two of our conversation! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
14/10/2132m 19s

(De) Constructing Corset History and Myths with Cynthia Settje, Part I

Today, we explore the history of the corset’s construction with Cynthia Settje, owner of the world's premiere corsetmaking company Redthreaded. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
12/10/2151m 15s

Fashion History Now # 33: From Tea Towels to Tops, Upcycled Fashion with Selina Sanders

Selina Sanders joins us to discuss the joy of upcycling fashion and her journey from the fashion industry to independent upcycle designer extraordinaire. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
07/10/2154m 43s

Scott Barrie, an interview with Elizabeth Way

This week Elizabeth Way joins us to speak about American designer Scott Barrie and hew new book Black Designers in American Fashion. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
05/10/2138m 32s

The Red Menace: How Lipstick Changed the Face of America, an interview with Ilise S. Carter, part 2

In part two of this week's episode, Ilise S. Carter joins us again to speak about lipstick in the context of feminism, Bladerunner and Boy George vs. 90s hair bands like Poison and Motley Crüe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
30/09/2156m 37s

The Red Menace: How Lipstick Changed the Face of America, an interview with Ilise S. Carter, part 1

This week Ilise S. Carter joins us to discuss her forthcoming book The Red Menace: How Lipstick Changed the Face of American history, which uses lipstick as a lens to examine the hopes, dreams and anxieties of American society. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
28/09/211h 16m

Fashion History Now #37: Met Gala 2021

The theme of this year’s highly anticipated Met Gala was “American Independence,” so why did so many of the world’s most famous celebrities choose to wear European, rather than American, designers to the event? Cassidy and April discuss all things Met Gala 2021 and the exhibition it accompanies In America: A Lexicon of Fashion. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
23/09/2149m 57s

The Rise of the American Designer

In the first decades of the 20th century, you would have been hard pressed to find a celebrated American fashion designer. So what changed? With the opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's new exhibition "In America: A Lexicon of Fashion," we look back at the rise of the American fashion designer. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
21/09/2139m 26s

Les Puces: The World's Largest Flea Market

Dressed goes vintage shopping at the world's antique market! Join us as we explore Les Puces in the St. Ouen suburb just north of Paris and recommend some top vendors for vintage fashion and fashion ephemera. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
16/09/2135m 20s

18th Century Fashion and Etiquette at Versailles

The palace of Versailles during the 18th century was one of the most extravagant locales in the world. This week we break down some of the basics of fashion and etiquette at the French court. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
14/09/2138m 28s

"The Street of a Thousand Luxuries": A Walking Tour of the Rue de la Paix, Part II

We continue our walking tour of the Rue de la Paix, the most luxurious shopping destination of Belle Epoque Paris. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
09/09/2141m 46s

"The Street of a Thousand Luxuries": A Walking Tour of the Rue de la Paix, Part I

Join us as we take a walk down the Rue de la Paix, the most fashionable and luxurious street of Belle Epoque Paris. Home to the ateliers of Worth, Paquin, and Schiaparelli, the street was an international shopping destination for the gliterrati of society, the demi-mondaines, and royalty from around the world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
07/09/2140m 43s

Fashion History Now #32: Dressed in Paris

From Azzedine Alaïa to the oldest haberdashery in Paris, April and Cassidy recap Dressed's very first fashion history tour of "the city of light." Paris Recommendations: Like Minds Travel: https://www.likemindstravel.com/dressed-podcast-tour-of-paris/ Duvelleroy: https://www.eventail-duvelleroy.fr/?lang=en UltraMod: https://www.instagram.com/ultramodmercerieparis/?hl=en Azzedine Alaïa, Peter Lindbergh: https://fondationazzedinealaia.org/en/expositions/azzedine-alaia-peter-lindbergh Van Cleef & Arpels "Gems" exhibition: https://www.vancleefarpels.com/us/en/events/gems-exhibition.html MAD https://madparis.fr/en/about-us/exhibitions/current-exhibitions/ The Queen's Hamlet, Versailles: https://en.chateauversailles.fr/discover/estate/estate-trianon/queen-hamlet Musée Carnavalet: https://www.carnavalet.paris.fr/musee-carnavalet Yves Saint Laurent: Behind the Scenes of Haute Couture in Lyon: https://museeyslparis.com/en/program Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
02/09/2152m 28s

The Way We Wed, an interview with Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell

With wedding season in full bloom, we discuss the history of wedding fashion with Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell, author of the book The Way We Wed: A Global History of Wedding Fashion. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
31/08/2142m 11s

Fashion History Now #57: A Brief History of Sunscreen

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26/08/2132m 9s

Fashion Adventures in Wonderland: Dressed x Dress Fancy with Lucy Clayton and Dr. Benjamin Wild

This week we literally tumble down the rabbit hole exploring Alice's iconic style and Wonderland's influences in high fashion.  RECOMMENDED READING: Bailey, Kate and Simon Sladen, Eds. Alice, Curious and Curiouser. London: V&A Publishing, 2020. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
24/08/211h 7m

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

In light of our recent adventures in Paris, we bring you a refresher on the golden age of haute couture recorded LIVE from the Dallas Museum of Art. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
19/08/211h 2m

Wax Print, an interview with Aiwan Obinyan

This week filmmaker Aiwan Obinyan joins us to discuss her upcoming documentary, Wax Print, which traces the complicated history of this textile from its colonialist origins to its current association with African pride. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
17/08/2147m 1s

The Collector's Eye, an interview with Sandy Schreier, Part 2

Having amassed the more than 15,000 pieces in her private collection, Sandy Schreier regales us some of the tales of triumph and woe in her lifelong hunt for rare examples of vintage couture and fashion. RECOMMENDED READING: Bolton, Andrew and Jessica Regan and Melissa Huber. In Pursuit of Fashion: The Sandy Schreier Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
12/08/2148m 0s

The Collector's Eye, an interview with Sandy Schreier, Part 1

Sandy Schreier, one of the world's most prominent private collectors of fashion and textiles, joins us this week! In part one of this two-part episode, we discuss how she began collecting as a child, and the challenges she faced researching fashion history as a teenager. RECOMMENDED READING: Bolton, Andrew and Jessica Regan and Melissa Huber. In Pursuit of Fashion: The Sandy Schreier Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
10/08/2149m 24s

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

To commemorate Dressed's first trip to Versailles, we revisit our interview with Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell about Rose Bertin, the star fashion designer of Queen Marie Antoinette. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
05/08/211h 5m

Fashioning Fiction with Author Natasha Lester

This week, we are joined by Natasha Lester, the New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Seamstress and The Paris Secret. A lover of fashion history, Lester seamlessly weaves real fashion narratives into her spellbinding fictional works in a way that underscores clothing's intrinsic value to both real and fictional lives. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
03/08/211h 7m

Worn to Win: Dressing the Summer Olympic Athlete, Part IV

Fashion and technology converge at the Olympics as we head into the 21st century in the final episode of our four part series. Recommended Media: Ibtihaj Muhammad, https://www.ibtihajmuhammad.com Paralympian Scoutt Bassett Talks Adaptive Clothing and Equality: https://www.womenshealthmag.com/fitness/a32998687/scout-bassett-adaptive-clothing/ "Fashion Behind the Games" https://olympics.com/en/original-series/episode/fashion-behind-the-game-trailer Olympic Games, Vogue: https://www.vogue.com/tag/event/olympic-games LA84 Foundation's United States Olympic Committee Official Reports: https://digital.la84.org/digital/collection/p17103coll6/id/1368/rec/1 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
29/07/2157m 3s

Worn to Win: Dressing the Summer Olympic Athlete, Part III

From a love match made in Olympic fashion history to a clothed protest seen around the world, today we continue our series on dressing the Summer Olympic Athlete, covering 1948 London to 1968 Mexico City. Recommended Media: Emmet Bryne’s “Radiant Discord: Lance Wyman on the ’68 Olympic Design and the Tlatelolco Massacre” https://walkerart.org/magazine/lance-wyman-mexico-68-olympics-tlatelolco-massacre Douglas Hartmann’s Race, Culture, and the Revolt of the Black Athlete: The 1968 Olympic Protests and Their Aftermath “The Stand: How One Gesture Shook the World,” https://www.amazon.com/Stand-How-Gesture-Shook-World/dp/B08CBKJJYV “1968” documentary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ss6qavj29c Do Go On “The 1968 Olympic Salute” https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/246-the-1968-olympic-salute/id1057458646?i=1000483414735 IOC Athletes’ Commission’s 2021 recommendation on protesting at the Olympics https://olympics.com/ioc/news/ioc-athletes-commission-s-recommendations-on-rule-50-and-athlete-expression-at-the-olympic-games LA84 Foundation's United States Olympic Committee Official Reports: https://digital.la84.org/digital/collection/p17103coll6/id/1368/rec/1 LA84 Foundation's Olympian Oral History Collection: https://digital.la84.org/digital/collection/p17103coll11 Olympic Ceremony Database https://bryanpinkall.blogspot.com/2012/07/1896-summer-olympic-opening-ceremony.html Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
27/07/2153m 9s

Worn to Win: Dressing the Summer Olympic Athlete, Part II

In part two of our four part series, we dive into the 1932 and 1936 Olympics where new relationships between fashion and Olympic athletes were forged. Recommended Media: Olympic Torch Lighting Ceremony 2020 Tokyo Olympics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yD58s2ikdHE LA84 Foundation's United States Olympic Committee Official Reports: https://digital.la84.org/digital/collection/p17103coll6/id/1368/rec/1 LA84 Foundation's Olympian Oral History Collection: https://digital.la84.org/digital/collection/p17103coll11 Olympic Ceremony Database: https://bryanpinkall.blogspot.com/2012/07/1896-summer-olympic-opening-ceremony.html The Nazi Games and Jesse Owens: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/stuff-you-missed-in-history-cl-21124503/episode/the-nazi-games-and-jesse-owens-30207937/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
22/07/2154m 58s

Worn to Win: Dressing the Summer Olympic Athlete, Part I

With the world watching, what does Olympic clothing say without having to say a word? In celebration of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, we bring you a four part series that explores the historical significance of dress to the most celebrated athletic competition in the world. Part I covers over 2500 years of Olympic dress history beginning with the remarkably uncovered first Olympic athletes of ancient Greece and ending with the Games of the IX Olympiad in 1928. Recommended Media: Tony Perrottet's The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient Games, https://olympics.com/en/olympic-games LA84 Foundation's United States Olympic Committee Official Reports: https://digital.la84.org/digital/collection/p17103coll6/id/1368/rec/1 LA84 Foundation's Olympian Oral History Collection: https://digital.la84.org/digital/collection/p17103coll11 Olympic Ceremony Database https://bryanpinkall.blogspot.com/2012/07/1896-summer-olympic-opening-ceremony.html Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
20/07/2146m 26s

Sporting Fashion, part 2, an interview with Christina Johnson and Kevin Jones

Join us for part two of our exploration of the exhibition Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800-1960 with FIDM Museum curators Christina Johnson and Kevin Jones. RECOMMENDED READING: Johnson, Christina, Kevin Jones and Serena Williams. Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls, 1800-1960. New York: Prestel, 2021. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
15/07/2159m 5s

Sporting Fashion, part 1, an interview with Christina Johnson and Kevin Jones

Tune in to this week's two-part discussion of what might just be the 'winningest' exhibition of the year! FIDM Museum curators Kevin Jones and Christina Johnson join us to discuss their groundbreaking survey of the history of women's sportswear, which will be touring to museums across the US for the next three years. RECOMMENDED READING: Johnson, Christina, Kevin Jones and Serena Williams. Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls, 1800-1960. New York: Prestel, 2021. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
13/07/211h 19m

Fashion History Now #31: Bio-fabricating Fashion's Future: an interview with Modern Meadow founder Andras Forgacs

This week Andras Forgacs, founder of Modern Meadow, joins us to discuss his company's astounding innovations in bio-fabrication and the love affair between cutting-edge science and fashion's future. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
08/07/2155m 35s

Lee Miller: Fashion in Wartime Britain, an interview with Ami Bouhassane and Amber Butchart

Lee Miller lived an extraordinary life on her own terms: model, muse, photographer and boots-on-the-ground war correspondent. This week Miller's granddaughter, Ami Bouhassane, and fashion historian Amber Butchart join us to discuss their new book Lee Miller: Fashion in Wartime Britain. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
06/07/211h 5m

(De)Gendered Fashion: Past, Present, Future with Alok Vaid-Menon, Part II

Alok Vaid-Menon (they/them) is back to discuss the importance and imperative of moving beyond the gender binary with the #DeGenderFashion movement. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
01/07/2144m 51s

(De)Gendered Fashion: Past, Present, Future with Alok Vaid-Menon, Part I

In this two-part series, we welcome one of the most important voices working in fashion and fashion history today. Writer, performer, and public speaker Alok Vaid-Menon (they/them) joins us to discuss the history of gendered fashion and its degendered present and future.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
29/06/211h 0m

Imperio de la Moda: Spain's Empire of Fashion with Laura Beltrán-Rubio, Part II

We continue our conversation with Laura Beltrán-Rubio on Spanish colonial fashion, focusing on the symbolism and significance of dress in the eighteenth century Viceroyalty of New Granada (modern day modern day Colombia, Ecuador, Panama and Venezuela.) More on Laura's work: http://imperiodemoda.com https://laurabelru.com https://fashionandrace.org/database/author/llbeltranrubio/ http://culturasdemoda.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
24/06/2148m 59s

Imperio de la Moda: Spain's Empire of Fashion with Laura Beltrán-Rubio, Part I

Art and fashion historian Laura Beltrán-Rubio joins us to share her expertise on the sartorial practices and symbolisms in Spain’s Imperio de la Moda or Empire of Fashion, beginning in the sixteenth century. More on Laura's work http://imperiodemoda.com, https://laurabelru.com, https://fashionandrace.org/database/author/llbeltranrubio/, http://culturasdemoda.com. Recommended Reading: Maya Stanfield-Mazzi's Clothing the New World Church: Liturgical Textiles of Spanish America, 1520–1820 (2021) Ann Twinam's Public Lives, Private Secrets: Gender, Honor, Sexuality, and Illegitimacy in Colonial Spanish America (1999) Charles Walker's “Controlar los cuerpos femeninos y aplacar la ira de Dios: la reforma de la moral,” "El colonialismo en ruinas: Lima frente al terremoto y tsunami de 1746" Tamara Walker's Exquisite Slaves: Race, Clothing, and Status in Colonial Lima (2017) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
22/06/2140m 18s

Fashion History Now #30

Join this week's minisode for a discussion of Mister Rogers' sweaters, Miss Piggy's Instagram, the easy-to-wee jumpsuit of your dreams and some of Christian Dior's favorite dishes. LINKS: Miss Piggy: https://www.instagram.com/realmisspiggy/ The 1Z by Welld Workwear: https://www.instagram.com/wearewelld/ https://diorpress.com/la_cuisine_cousu-main/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
17/06/2139m 16s

Textures: The History and Art of Black Hair, an interview with Dr. Tameka Ellington and Dr. Joseph Underwood

This week we take a peek inside the upcoming exhibition Textures: The History and Art of Black Hair which will be on at the Kent State Museum from September 2021 through August 2022. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
15/06/2159m 55s

Fashion History Now #29: When Fashion is Art, an interview with Instagrammer Melania Chavarria Nuño

Tune in this week as @matching.melania joins us to discuss her incredible work on Instagram which marries contemporary art and fashion. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
10/06/211h 21m

Fashion Under Fascism, an interview with Dr. Eugenia Paulicelli

This week, Dr. Eugenia Paulicelli joins us to discuss how fashion functioned under Mussolini's fascist regime in Italy during the period between WWI and WWII. RECOMMENDED READING: Paulicelli, Eugenia. Fashion Under Fascism: Beyond the Black Shirt. New York: Berg, 2004. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
08/06/211h 17m

FHN #28: The Power of Style with Christian Allaire

Christian Allaire joins us to discuss his recently released book The Power of Style, a celebration of the sartorial expression dedicated “to all the kids who feel like they aren’t seen or heard." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
03/06/2126m 39s

The Material World Remade, c.1500-1820 with Dr. Beverly Lemire

Beginning in the early 16th century, bureoning international trade markets transported new products--and new fashions--around the globe, effectively transforming material cultures in ways which still resonate to this day. Dr. Beverly Lemire joins us to discuss her book Global Trade and the Transformation of Consumer Cultures: The Material World Remade, c. 1500-1820. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
01/06/2151m 27s

Fashioned from Nature in China: An Interview with Edith Cheung, Part II

Edith Cheung, curator of Fashioned from Nature in China: Then and Now, shares with us her path to becoming a fashion and textile consultant for the Chinese National Silk Museum.  Recommended browsing: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/china-national-silk-museum Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
27/05/2127m 27s

Fashioned from Nature in China: An Interview with Edith Cheung, Part I

On view now at Design Society, Shenzhen, the V&A's exhibition Fashioned from Nature traces the complex relationship between fashion and nature over a 2,300 year period. Guest curator Edith Cheung joins us to discuss the Chinese fashions and textiles featured in the exhibition’s new section Fashioned from Nature in China: Then and Now. Exhibition details: http://www.designsociety.cn/en/category/event-list/detail!fashioned-from-nature Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
25/05/2150m 41s

Fashion History Now #27: Queen Bey and Black is King, an interview with Darnell-Jamal Lisby

Beyhive gather 'round and rejoice! This week we will be discussing Beyoncé's project Black is King, which is a visual and musical reimagining of The Lion King. RECOMMENDED READING: https://www.teenvogue.com/story/black-is-king-african-fashion-references Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
20/05/2159m 36s

Fashioning Music Culture, an interview with June Ambrose

This week we speak with June Ambrose about her incredible 25 year career shaping fashion and music culture. From her work with Missy Elliot, Puff Daddy and Jay-Z, we speak about creating the looks for some of music's most iconic moments. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
18/05/2149m 45s

An Interview with "Gernreich Girl" Barbara Flood

Barbara Flood joins us to discuss her passion for fashion that spans her 1960s and 70s modeling career as a "Gernreich Girl" into the present day. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
13/05/2151m 35s

Rudi Gernreich, an interview with Alexander Joseph

Rudi Gernreich pushed fashion forward in a way that many of his innovations are essentials in our wardrobes today. Yet, during the 1960s and 1970s, he was dubbed 'a far out eccentric' by many. Join us this week for our discussion with Alex Joseph to learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
11/05/211h 14m

Re-Dressed: 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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
06/05/2146m 38s

Introducing: I Am All In with Scott Patterson

Hi, Dressed fans! We know you love great podcasts and think you'd like the new Gilmore Girls re-watch podcast, I Am All In with Scott Patterson. Check out the trailer to see for yourself! About: Twenty years ago, you met Luke Danes...backward cap, plaid flannel, pouring the coffee. For the VERY first time, Scott Patterson (aka Luke) is watching Gilmore Girls. 154 episodes and 4 movies. We'll visit Stars Hollow, Doosey's Market, Miss Patty's, Mrs. Kim's antique shop and more pop culture references than you can count. Join us whether you're Team Dean, Team Logan or Team Jess. And, we'll see if we can figure out "who's the daddy". We'll talk fast, and if you can smell snow, if Paris isn't just a city in France, and Friday night dinner is a requirement... you don't want to miss this. Finally, cell phones are allowed. I AM ALL IN, an iHeartRadio podcast. Listen to I Am All In with Scott Patterson on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
05/05/211m 54s

Re-Dressed: 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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
04/05/211h 3m

Re-Dressed: Fashionable Filipinas

This week we revisit our season one episode where we explored the origins and evolution of the Filipino terno with Gino Gonzales, co-author with Mark Lew Higgins of the book Fashionable Filipinas: An Evolution of the Philippine National Dress in Photographs 1860-1960. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
29/04/2148m 38s

Fashioning the Philippines: Salvacion Lim Higgins, An Interview with Mark Lewis Higgins

When fashion designer Salvacion Lim "Slim" Higgins opened her first atelier in Manila in 1947, she ushered in both the golden age of Filipino couture and her own forty-plus year career. Her son Mark Lewis Higgins joins us to discuss her incredible life and legacy. Recommended additional resources: SLIM fashion school: www.slimfashion.com www.slimsonline.school Video on SLIM's legacy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgMwYXPaq2U Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
27/04/211h 17m

The 90s, an interview with Colleen Hill, part 2

Fashion historian and Curator of Costume and Accessories at The Museum at FIT, Colleen Hill, joins us again today for part two of our discussion on fashion in the 1990s. RECOMMENDED READING: Hill, Colleen. Fashion in the Nineties. New York: Rizzoli, 2021. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
22/04/2138m 21s

The 90s, an interview with Colleen Hill, part 1

Supermodels, grunge, minimalism, oh my! This week Colleen Hill joins us for a two-part episode on fashion in the 1990s. RECOMMENDED READING: Hill, Colleen. Fashion in the Nineties. New York: Rizzoli, 2021. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
20/04/2142m 3s

Fashion History Now #26: Little Red Fashion for Kids and Teens, an interview with Jonathan Joseph

Parents rejoice! This week fellow Dressed listener Jonathan Joseph joins us to speak about his new fashion ed-tech start up for kids and teens. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
15/04/211h 3m

The Red Dress Embroidery Project with Artist Kirstie Macleod

202 embroiders. 28 countries. 1 dress. Artist Kirstie Macleod joins us to share the stories behind the The Red Dress Project, an eleven year collaboration empowering women artisans from around the world to share their stories through embroidery. https://reddressembroidery.com www.kirstiemacleod.co.uk Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
13/04/2142m 34s

Fashion History Now #25: "Vintage Style Not Vintage Values" with Dandy Wellington

Band leader, vintage aficionado, and style activist Dandy Wellington joins us to discuss the power and joy of vintage dressing today. More on Dandy's work: www.dandywellington.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
08/04/2149m 40s

Refashioning and Cripping Masculinity with Dr. Ben Barry

Today we are joined by fashion educator, researcher, and activist Dr. Ben Barry whose work on refashioning and cripping masculinities challenges and redefines dominant definitions of fashion. For more on Dr. Barry's work: www.refashioningmasculinity.com www.crippingmasculinity.com www.fashionstudies.ca Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
06/04/2154m 40s

Fashion History Mystery #56- April & Cassidy Fools' Day

Join Cassidy as she tries to fool April--and vice versa--with wacky facts and fictions from fashion history. RECOMMENDED READING: Golbin, Pamela. Couture Confessions. New York: Rizzoli, 2016. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
01/04/2151m 24s

Hanae Mori, an interview with Ayaka Sano

This week Ayaka Sano joins us to discuss the early years of the career of Japanese designer Hanae Mori, the first Asian woman to be admitted to the ranks of French haute couture. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
30/03/2158m 47s

Norma Kamali is Invincible, part 2

Today we continue our conversation by one of our favorite designers, Norma Kamali, who has been a defining force in American fashion for more than five decades. RECOMMENDED READING: Kamali, Norma. I Am Invincible. New York: Abrams, 2021. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
25/03/2129m 54s

Norma Kamali is Invincible, part 1

This week we are delighted to be joined by one of our favorite designers, Norma Kamali, to chat about her role in defining American fashion for more than five decades. RECOMMENDED READING: Kamali, Norma. I Am Invincible. New York: Abrams, 2021. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
23/03/2150m 15s

Fashion HIstory Now #24

This week, we make our recommendations for digital fashion history resources. Instagram accounts: https://www.instagram.com/matching.melania/ https://www.instagram.com/noraesdollhouse/ Victorian Mourning Practices: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5w2wN301Lk Slow Factory Open Education: https://slowfactory.foundation/open-education The Roaring 20s and Swinging 60s: https://exhibitions.fitnyc.edu/roaring-20s-and-swinging-60s/exhibition/ www.ikeamuseum.com Willi Smith Community Archive: https://willismitharchive.cargo.site/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
18/03/2136m 18s

A History of the Vietnamese Nail Salon with Filmmaker Adele Pham

How did the Vietnamese come to dominate the multi-billion dollar nail industry? Filmmaker Adele Pham joins us to discuss her film Nailed It, which explores the history of Vietnamese nail salons in America. https://www.naileditdoc.com https://vimeo.com/ondemand/nailedit Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
16/03/2150m 21s

FHN #23 Cutting Portraits with Silhouette Artist Charles Burns

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11/03/2135m 45s

Re-Dressed: Silhouette and Leotard: A Tale of Two Men?

In anticipation of this week's Fashion History Now, we revisit one of our very first episode's in season one where we met the men behind the fashion: Étienne de Silhouette (1709-1767) and Jules Leotard (1842-1870). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
09/03/2157m 10s

Chicago's Fashionable Past with Jessica Pushor, Part II

What treasures lie in the Chicago History Museum's 50,000 piece dress and textile collection? From Abraham Lincoln's belongings to rare Parisian haute couture, Jessica Pushor is back to share some of the collection's highlights and surprises. https://www.chicagohistory.org/collections/collection-contents/costume-and-textiles/ https://images.chicagohistory.org Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
04/03/2139m 52s

Chicago's Fashionable Past with Jessica Pushor, Part I

Today, we are joined by "librarian of clothing" Jessica Pushor, collections manager of the Chicago History Museum's 50,000+ piece dress and textile collection. Pushor takes us behind the scenes and back in history in part one of a two-part episode on Chicago's fashionable past. https://www.chicagohistory.org/collections/collection-contents/costume-and-textiles/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
02/03/2159m 15s

Introducing Bridgerton: The Official Podcast

Hi, Dressed fans! Since you love this show, you may also enjoy Bridgerton: The Official Podcast. Check out the trailer to see for yourself! About the Podcast: “Bridgerton: The Official Podcast” is your official peek behind the curtain of Shondaland's Bridgerton series. Much like Lady Whistledown we'll gossip about how the show was created and have conversations around Bridgerton’s storyline, music, the costumes and sets, the historical context of the era and so much more! Don't forget to listen and subscribe to Bridgerton: The Official Podcast on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
26/02/213m 36s

Zelda Wynn Valdes, an interview with Nancy Deihl

Beloved by sirens of the stage and screen for her curve clinging creations, this week Nany Deihl joins us to discuss Zelda Wynn Valdes. We also bust a few myths about who designed the Playboy Bunny costume. RECOMMENDED READING: Deihl, Nancy, ed. The Hidden History of American Fashion: Rediscovering 20th Century Women Designers. New York: Bloomsbury, 2018. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
23/02/2139m 29s

Re-Dressed: Supreme Glamour, an Interview with Mary Wilson

This week we celebrate the life and legacy of Mary Wilson (1944-2021), founding member of The Supremes and author of the book Supreme Glamour. Ms. Wilson joined us on season 3 to discuss her book, 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: Mary Wilson's Supreme Glamour (Thames and Hudson, 2019) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
18/02/2148m 8s

Refashioning History, an interview with artist Fabiola Jean-Louis

This week we speak with one of our favorite contemporary artists, Fabiola Jean-Louis, who rewrites history by photographing women of color in the historic silhouettes she painstakingly recreates from paper. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
16/02/2159m 32s

Bonnie Cashin, an interview with Dr. Stephanie Lake, part 2

In the second installment of this episode, we speak about Bonnie's unique design lexicon and how her working methods blazed new territory in the fashion industry. RECOMMENDED READING: Lake, Stephanie. Bonnie Cashin: Chic is Where You Find It. New York: Rizzoli, 2016. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
11/02/2150m 52s

Bonnie Cashin, an interview with Dr. Stephanie Lake, part 1

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09/02/2144m 16s

Historical Costuming in the Time of Covid with Dr. Christine Millar of Sewstine, Part II

From tight-lacing to sitting in a bustle, Christine is back to discuss the realities of wearing historical dress, smashing some popular fashion history myths in the process. Christine's website: https://sewstine.com Her YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClE05Q8Hh939-3BY8p9MPoQ Inclusion in the Costuming Community: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3tdjRLBcdo "Why Bridgerton is Problematic" panel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XQxFcRfWSc Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
04/02/2142m 0s

Historical Costuming in the Time of Covid with Dr. Christine Millar of Sewstine, Part I

Dr. Christine Millar of "Sewstine" joins us to discuss her relationship with historical costuming, a well deserved respite from her work as a doctor during COVID-19. Christine's website: https://sewstine.com Her YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClE05Q8Hh939-3BY8p9MPoQ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
02/02/2139m 6s

A History of Pockets, an interview with Dr. Ariane Fennetaux, part 2

In part two of our episode with Dr. Ariane Fennetaux, we discuss the intimate nature of pockets and what women historically carried in them. RECOMMENDED READING: Burman, Barbara and Ariane Fennetaux. The Pocket: A History of Women's lives, 1660-1900. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2019. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
28/01/2157m 28s

A History of Pockets, an interview with Dr. Ariane Fennetaux, part 1

Since day one of Dressed, our listeners have deluged us with requests for an episode on pockets. This week we deliver with a two part episode on the history of the pocket with Dr. Ariane Fennetaux. RECOMMENDED READING: Burman, Barbara and Ariane Fennetaux. The Pocket: A History of Women's lives, 1660-1900. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2019. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
26/01/2138m 37s

FHN #22: Bridgerton or Bust!

Per popular request, we take a deep dive into all things Bridgerton costumes for our first Fashion History Now of Season 4! Recommended Watching: Costuming Drama https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XQxFcRfWSc Abby Cox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYuGg9CEY5Y Lady Rebecca Fashions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-jr1KXMqvw Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
21/01/2135m 4s

Magic Maker: An Interview with Designer Zaldy Goco

Fashion and fantasy merge in the work of designer Zaldy Goco who joins us to discuss his incredible thirty plus year career as a magic maker, transforming stars from Lady Gaga to RuPaul to performers of the Cirque du Soleil stage. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
19/01/2150m 4s

Fashion and the Showgirl, Part II

Today, we continue our exploration of the century long love affair between fashion and the showgirl. Recommended reading and viewing: Es-pranza Humphrey's article “Fashioning the Black Chorus Girl" Elspeth Brown's Work! A Queer History of Modeling Marcel Sauvage's Les Mémoires de Joséphine Baker Baker's 1931 Casino de Paris performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86HqDSY9l9A Robin Givhan's The Battle of Versaiiles: The Night American Fashion Stumbled into the Spotlight and Made History Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
17/12/2037m 26s

Fashion and the Showgirl, Part I

With her towering headwear and sparkling body suit, the showgirl is an instantly recognizable, cross cultural pop icon. This two part episode explores her lesser known relationship to fashion, a love affair that extends back over one hundred years. Recommended Reading: Andrea Stuart's Showgirls Linda Mizejewski, Ziegfeld Girl: Image and Icon in Culture and Cinema Jane Merrill’s The Showgirl Costume: An Illustrated History Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
15/12/2035m 51s

Introducing: Jill Scott Presents: J.ill The Podcast

Jill Scott, Laiya St.Clair, and Aja Graydon-Dantzler introduce J.ill, a podcast where they have conversations to spark conversation. The three longtime friends and entertainment icons have heart-to-hearts where there's room for affirmation, questioning, and disagreement. Getting older, rumors, cultural theft – trust that Laiya, Aja, and Jill will keep it 100% on topics that you love and ones that may make you uncomfortable. Join them on J.ill as they ask big questions and celebrate small joys. Listen and subscribe to Jill Scott Presents: J.ill the Podcast on the iHeartRadio App, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
15/12/203m 58s

Tudor Fashion, an interview with Eleri Lynn, part 2

In part two of our episode with Tudor fashion scholar Eleri Lynn, we discuss sumptuary laws as well as grooming, hygiene and laundry practices at the Tudor court. RECOMMENDED READING: Lynn, Eleri. Tudor Fashion. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017 Lynn, Eleri. Tudor Textiles. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
10/12/2030m 5s

Tudor Fashion, an interview with Eleri Lynn, part 1

Kirtles, codpieces and Henry the VIII, oh my! This week we discuss fashion at the Tudor court with Eleri Lynn, Curator of the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection of the Historic Royal Palaces. RECOMMENDED READING: Lynn, Eleri. Tudor Fashion. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017 Lynn, Eleri. Tudor Textiles. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
08/12/2047m 13s

The Sartorialist, an interview with Scott Schuman, part 2

We continue our conversation with street style photographer extraordinaire, Scott Schuman, and speak about his five books and fifteen-year career as The Sartorialist. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
03/12/2047m 28s

The Sartorialist, an interview with Scott Schuman, part 1

Street style photographer extraordinaire, Scott Schuman, joins us this week to speak about his five books and fifteen-year career as The Sartorialist. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
01/12/2056m 36s

Fashion History Now #21

In this latest edition of Fashion History Now, we catch up on the latest fashion history and fashion history-making news from Harry Styles gender-bending cover to lip art to "the Incredible Whiteness of the Museum Fashion Collection." Further Reading: https://www.vogue.com/article/dolly-parton-best-fashion-moments-life-in-looks https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/29/style/museums-fashion-racism.html https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/queen_and_crown https://www.vogue.com/fashion-shows/spring-2021-ready-to-wear/moschino https://www.fashionmonitor.com/blog/TC3/on-our-radar-lip-artists https://wearealma.mx/ https://maskalike.com www.fashionstudiesalliance.org https://www.essence.com/feature/zendaya-on-winning-her-emmy-activism-through-art-and-honoring-black-style-icons/ https://www.vogue.com/article/harry-styles-cover-december-2020 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
26/11/2038m 13s

The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion with Petra Slinkard

Fashion and textile curator Petra Slinkard joins us to discuss the exhibition Made It: The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion, on view at the Peabody Essex Museum until March 2021. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
24/11/2059m 55s

Fashion History Mystery #55- Fashion Celebrates St. Catherine's Day

Next week marks St. Catherine's Day on November 25th. In this week's minisode we explore the special nature of St. Catherine's Day to the French fashion industry. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
19/11/2017m 47s

Mend!: an interview with Kate Sekules

This week we explore the history of mending as well as the contemporary visible mending movement with guest Kate Sekules. RECOMMENDED READING: Sekules, Kate. Mend!: A Refashioning Manual and Manifesto. New York: Penguin Books, 2020. www.visiblemending.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
17/11/201h 6m

Fashion History Now #20: The Future of Fashion is Indigenous with Vogue's Christian Allaire

This week we are joined by fashion journalist Christian Allaire (Ojibwe) whose work for Vogue magazine is bringing Indigenous fashion designers to the international fore. Christian's work: https://www.vogue.com/contributor/christian-allaire Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
12/11/2034m 31s

For the Love of Fashion: An Interview with Hamish Bowles

Fashion historian, couture collector, museum curator, author, Vogue International Editor-at-Large, Hamish Bowles is the wearer of many stylish hats! He joins us to share the childhood origins of his passion for fashion history and the building blocks of his extraordinary life and career. Hamish for Vogue: https://www.vogue.com/contributor/hamish-bowles Hamish's collection: https://www.vogue.co.uk/article/hamish-bowles-couture-collection Hamish as the host of In Vogue: http://listen.vogue.com/dressed Hamish's latest book: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.ca/books/647449/the-world-of-federico-forquet-by-hamish-bowles-photography-by-guido-taroni-contributions-by-allegra-caracciolo-agnelli-marella-caracciolo-chia-and-sofia-gnoli/9780847868995 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
10/11/2055m 50s

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: RGB's Supreme Court Style

In commemoration of the life and legacy of the trailblazing Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we look at the meaning behind her signature collars. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
05/11/2027m 10s

Button Power: 125 Years of Saying it with Buttons, an interview with Christen Carter and Ted Hake

This week we explore the political power of the pin-back button and many of its other fun incarnations intended to convey a message. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
03/11/2052m 45s

Creepy, Crawly Contraptions from Fashion History with Holly Frey

We are pleased to welcome Dressed producer and podcast host extraordinaire Holly Frey to the show this week. A fellow Halloween and fashion lover, Holly joins us in a discussion about bizarre fashion and beauty contraptions from history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
29/10/2041m 36s

The Art of Arab Dress with Dr. Reem El Mutwalli

Dr. Reem El Mutwalli joins us in a discussion of her organization The Zay Initiative, a fashion history archive dedicated to collecting, documenting and digitally archiving dress from across the Arab world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
27/10/2052m 19s

Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion, an interview with Amy de la Haye, pt. 2

In part two of this two-part series, Amy de la Haye joins us to speak about fashion's love affair with the rose, her book The Rose in Fashion: Ravishing and its associated exhibition which is to be mounted at The Museum at FIT. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
22/10/2027m 35s

Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion, an interview with Amy de la Haye, pt. 1

In part one of this two-part series, Amy de la Haye joins us to speak about the historic symbolism of the rose, her book The Rose in Fashion: Ravishing and its associated exhibition which is to be mounted at The Museum at FIT. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
20/10/2050m 53s

Fashion History Mystery #53: Suffragist Herstory: Miss Mabel Ping-Hua Lee

On this week's minisode we delve into the incredible life of suffragist Mable Ping-Hua Lee, the activist who dedicated her life to the suffrage movement and women's rights despite the fact she may have never received the right to vote herself. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
15/10/2014m 39s

Re-Dressed: Styling the American Suffragist, an interview with Raissa Bretaña

With the US presidential election just three weeks out, we re-air our episode with fashion historian, educator and historic interpreter Raissa Bretaña about her work on the roll of style within the American suffrage movement. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
13/10/2058m 52s

Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl's Love Letter to the Power of Fashion with Dr. Tanisha C. Ford

Dr. Tanisha C. Ford returns to discuss her recently released memoir Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl’s Letter to the Power of Fashion (2019). More on Dr. Ford: http://www.tanishacford.com Recommended Reading: The Incredible Whiteness of the Museum Fashion Collection: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/29/style/museums-fashion-racism.html Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
08/10/2031m 7s

Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Politics of Global Soul with Dr. Tanisha C. Ford

The paradox of clothing is that it can be at once the most public and the most personal of items a person can use to express their identity historically and today, a dichotomy found throughout the work of today's guest Dr. Tanisha C. Ford. She joins us for part one of a two part discussion on her books Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul (2015), and her recently released memoir Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl’s Letter to the Power of Fashion (2019). More on Dr. Ford: http://www.tanishacford.com Additional Reading: Kwame Brathwaite: Black is Beautiful Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
06/10/201h 1m

Fashion History Now #19: Finding Future Vintage, an interview with Gabriel Brandon-Hanson and Jesus Herrera

This week designers Gabriel Brandon-Hanson and Jesus Herrera join us to discuss their vintage shop which features exquisitely handmade garments sourced from all over Mexico and how their contemporary brand, Les Jesus, partners with embroiderers and artisans using traditional techniques. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
01/10/2057m 24s

Floriography: The Victorian Language of Flowers, an interview with Jessica Roux

Daffodils for your unrequited love, lavender for your sworn enemy. This week author and illustrator Jessica Roux joins us to discuss how the Victorians used the symbolism of flowers as a means of communication. Recommended Reading: Roux, Jessica. Floriography: An Illustrated Guide to the Victorian Language of Flowers. Kansas City, MO: Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2020. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
29/09/2045m 33s

Fashion History Mystery #52: Driving Fashion

This week we explore the symbiotic relationships between modern women, fashion, and cars at the dawn of the twentieth century. Recommended reading: Georgine Clarsen's Eat My Dust: Early Women Moderists Emily Remus's A Shoppers’ Paradise: How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New Downtown A'Lelia Bundles's On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker Dorothy Levitt's 1909 guidebook https://www.google.com/books/edition/The_Woman_and_the_Car/OkxVAAAAMAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&dq=Dorothy+Levitt+dedicated+an+entire+chapter+in+her+1909+book+The+Woman+and+the+Car&printsec=frontcover FIDM's "Traveling Duster" blog: https://blog.fidmmuseum.org/museum/2010/09/traveling-dusters.html Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
24/09/2038m 39s

Advanced Style, Part II: Meet the Models and Muses

This week, we meet some of the muses of Ari Seth Cohen's Advanced Style and Advanced Love series who join us to share the myriad of lessons and philosophies they've learned from their many years of getting dressed. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
22/09/201h 35m

Fashion History Now #18: In Vogue: The 1990's with Hamish Bowles

Cassidy and April "sit down" with Hamish Bowles, fashion historian, couture collector, Vogue editor, and new host of the podcast In Vogue: The 1990s. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
17/09/2028m 46s

Advanced Style, Part I: An Interview with Ari Seth Cohen

Style knows no age. In part one of this two part episode, photographer Ari Seth Cohen joins us to discuss Advanced Style, his street style blog turned international movement celebrating "the stylish senior set." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
15/09/2049m 1s

Fashion History Now #17

We cover everything from smart wool to stylin' penguins in this week's discussion that also includes what is happening in the world of online fashion auctions, vintage department store catalogs, and must watch docu-series. Knit for Nature: https://scoop.upworthy.com/109-year-old-spent-his-final-years-knitting-tiny-sweaters-for-injured-penguins Smart Wool: https://www.seas.harvard.edu/news/2020/09/wool-material-can-remember-and-change-shape Glasses masks: https://www.wiresglasses.com/masks-all Art of Style: https://www.amazon.com/Art-of-Style/dp/B07CLFS1J2 Fashion and textile auction houses: https://augusta-auction.com/ , https://www.kerrytaylorauctions.com/ 1911 Harrods for Everything catalog: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/61985 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
10/09/2025m 45s

A History of the Paper Pattern Industry

This week we honor the work of costume designer, fashion historian and expert on the history of paper patterns, Joy Spanabel Emery. RECOMMENDED READING: Emery, Joy Spanabel. A History of the Paper Pattern Industry: The Home Dressmaking Revolution. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014 Commercial Pattern Archive https://copa.apps.uri.edu/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
08/09/2052m 20s

Fashion History Mystery #51: Rad in '39: Predicting Fashion's Future

This week we answer a listener question about past predictions of fashion's future; from wearable tech to smart phones and air conditioning a surprising number which are part of our every day lives were predicted a nearly century ago... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9eAiy0IGBI Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
03/09/2028m 59s

Supreme Models: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion, an interview with Marcellas Reynolds

Iman. Tyra. Naomi. Marcellas Reynolds, author of the book Supreme Models: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion, joins us to discuss the legion of black models who have transformed and defined the fashion industry over the past seventy five years. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
01/09/201h 13m

Fashion History Now #16

Would you wear Chipotle?! This week we discuss a new clothing initiative by the fast food chain, the YouTube series Black Girl in a Big Dress, what's happening in a Taiwanese laundry, and address some listener mail. To Follow: @wantshowasyoung To Read: Sweatpants Forever, Polish MPs, Chipotle To Watch: Mucho Mucho Amore: The Legend of Walter Mercado (Netflix), Black Girl in a Big Dress (YouTube) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
27/08/2028m 57s

Future Fit: A History of the Jumpsuit, an interview with Andrea Lauer

This week Andrea Lauer joins us to discuss the utilitarian and utopian history of the jumpsuit. A favorite fashion staple of the 21st century, the jumpsuit is a surprising site of discourse on economics, class and gender. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
25/08/201h 1m

Fashion History Mystery #50: Count Chardonnet and the Quest for Artificial Silk

How do Louis Pasteur, Thomas Edison and an enigmatic French Count factor into the history of one of the most widely used textiles on the planet? Tune in to find out! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
20/08/2016m 44s

Cool Shades: A History of Sunglasses, an interview with Vanessa Brown

Vanessa Brown joins us this week to discuss the ways in which sunglasses have been used in the construction of cool and celebrity glamour. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
18/08/201h 14m

Fashion History Now #15: Indian Market 2020's Virtual Fashion Show

This week we are joined by Amber-Dawn Bear Robe, the producer behind Santa Fe Indian Market's annual fashion show, which goes virtual this year for the first time. We learn about the show's history and this year's featured designers. Learn more at https://swaia.org/haute-couture-fashion-show/ Designers: OrlandoDugi.com Korina Emmerich www.emmerichny.com Patricia-Michaels.com CatherineBlackburn.com Delina White iamanishinaabe.com Skawennati.com SagePaul.com Also check out: www.beyondbuckskin.com ahshibeauty.com byellowtail.com heekbonebeauty.ca orendatribe.com ginewusa.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
13/08/2039m 8s

Re-Dressing America's Frontier Past, an Interview with Dr. Peter Boag

Thanks to a plethora of literature and Hollywood films, the American West holds an almost mythic-like place in the popular imagination. Its mere mention conjures images of legendary gunslingers and heroic homesteaders, among many other revered tropes. Lesser known and explored, however, is the American West's queer history and the many individuals who challenged and transgressed society's sexuality and gender binaries on the daily. Dr. Peter Boag joins us this week to discuss his book Re-Dressing America's Frontier Past. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
11/08/201h 16m

Fashion History Now #14

On this week's minisode, we discuss listener mail about Princess Beatrice's upcycled Norman Harnell wedding dress, bicycling etiquette art, magical magazines, and SCAD museum's virtual fashion tours! Instagram accounts mentioned: @diktats_bookstore, @simpsonsruinart, @faeriemagazine, @followmeaway Other recommendations: https://enchantedlivingmag.com, https://www.scadfash.org/events/see-top-selects-alaia-adrian-masters-cut-virtual-tour Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
06/08/2023m 52s

Fashioning the Enslaved Servant, an interview with Dr. Jonathan Michael Square

This week Dr. Jonathan Michael Square joins us to discuss some of his object based research into Brooks Brother's coats worn by enslaved servants during the 19th century. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
04/08/2043m 31s

Fashion History Mystery #49: A Brief History of Shorts

This week we answer a listener query about when and how did shorts enter women's wardrobes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
30/07/2019m 21s

Fashioning White Femininity: The Ethnic Masquerade of Modern Fashion with Dr. Victoria Pass

During the 1920s and 30s, white fashion magazines and designers marketed ethnicity to white women as something that could be put on and taken off at will. Dr. Victoria Pass joins us to discuss the colonialist underbelly of modern fashion's "ethnic masquerade" and its contemporary incarnations. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
28/07/201h 5m

Clueless at Twenty-Five, an Interview with Costume Designer Mona May

In honor of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the iconic fashion flick Clueless, we bring you a special interview with the film's costume designer Mona May. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
23/07/2050m 17s

1950s in Vogue: The Jessica Daves Years, an interview with Rebecca C. Tuite

This week we examine the career of American Vogue editor Jessica Daves who presided over the magazine during the 1950s, a golden age of fashion photography and modernism. Why is it that Daves remains lesser known today in comparison to the editors who preceded and followed her? Recommended reading: Tuite, Rebecca C. 1950s in Vogue: The Jessica Daves Years, 1952-1962. London & New York: Thames & Hudson, 2019. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
21/07/201h 6m

Fashion History Now #12

This week's discussion includes the ugly makeup revolution, Costube, and highlights from haute couture's first digital fashion week. @CosTubeGuide Instructions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/14L5YJmmX6VX9E3gxVwuaY5-1eRyt7ihaw7gl10_rsYk/edit https://www.vogue.com/fashion-shows Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
16/07/2039m 40s

Carnival to Catwalk: Global Reflections on Fancy Dress Costume with Dr. Benjamin Wild

This week, cultural historian Dr. Benjamin Wild joins us to discuss the global phenomenon of fancy dress costume, smashing any outdated conventions that label the performative act of dressing up as frivolous. Recommended reading: Carnival to Catwalk: Global Reflections of Fancy Dress Costume by Benjamin Wild Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
14/07/201h 20m

Fashion History Mystery #48: The Etiquette of Bicycling

Today, the bicycle is a ubiquitous summer pasttime for many of us, but in the 1890s it was a new social and cultural phenomenon that took the world by storm. As with any social activity in the nineteenth century, "cycling" required its own etiquette. This week, we explore the 1890s do's and don'ts of how to ride a bike and what to wear while doing it. Suggested reading: https://www.google.com/books/edition/Social_Etiquette_Or_Manners_and_Customs/-MxCAQAAMAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&dq=bicycling+etiquette+maude+c.+cooke&printsec=frontcover Vox article: https://www.vox.com/2014/7/8/5880931/the-19th-century-health-scare-that-told-women-to-worry-about-bicycle Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
09/07/2030m 34s

Living History pt.2, an interview with Cheyney McKnight

Living historian and educator Cheyney McKnight joins us for part two of this episode to discuss African diasporic dress and fashion in the US during the 18th and 19th centuries, particularly women's headwraps. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
07/07/2045m 25s

Fashion History Now #11

This week we discussed the future of fashion customization, the conservation of Queen Elizabeth I's funeral corset, the discovery of a 2,300 year old boot and Crayola's new Colors of the World release due out this month. Recommended reading: https://www.cnn.com/style/article/calvin-klein-pride-campaign-jari-jones-trend/index.html https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5416629/Queen-Elizabeth-415-year-old-funeral-corset-restored.html http://www.openculture.com/2020/06/exquisite-2300-year-old-scythian-womans-boot-preserved-in-the-frozen-ground-of-the-altai-mountains.html?fbclid=IwAR2H_MQwrfmgcbTnRcrB6O0xVu1_szseX3oaH30zjVT5sOtecDstk2JMxRo https://www.financialexpress.com/opinion/how-eshakti-makes-possible-made-in-india-custom-made-clothes-for-women-in-us/925375/ https://www.allure.com/story/crayola-skin-tone-crayons-extension Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
02/07/2021m 45s

Living History pt. 1, an interview with Cheyney McKnight

Living historian and educator Cheyney McKnight joins us this week to speak about the profession of historic interpretation and specifically about her research and work interpreting the periods of slavery in the US during the 18th and 19th centuries. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
30/06/2055m 2s

Fashion History Mystery 47: Wedding Customs: Days of Yore

In this week's mini-sode we answer a listener question about the history of the wedding garter and examine how wedding traditions of the Middle Ages and Renaissance relate to customs practiced today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
25/06/2026m 47s

Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk, an Interview with Anna Jackson, Part II

This week, we bring you part two of our two part episode with Anna Jackson, curator of the V&A exhibition Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk, the first major exhibition on the kimono in the UK's history. Additional resources: https://www.vam.ac.uk/exhibitions/kimono-kyoto-to-catwalk Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
23/06/201h 2m

FHN #10

In light of current events, the fashion industry will never be the same again. This week, we discuss meaningful (and not so meaningful) change. Recommended reading: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/14/style/andre-leon-talley-anna-wintour-tell-all.html https://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/news-analysis/black-lives-matter-fashion-discrimination-cfda-petition https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/06/16/i-was-first-black-model-cover-vogue-fashion-industry-still-isnt-fixing-its-racism/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
18/06/2038m 52s

Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk, an Interview with Anna Jackson, Part I

This week, we bring you part one of our two part episode with Anna Jackson, curator of the V&A exhibition Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk, the first major exhibition on the kimono in the UK's history. Additional resources: https://www.vam.ac.uk/exhibitions/kimono-kyoto-to-catwalk Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
16/06/2056m 58s

FHM 46: Dressed to Protest

In this episode, we discuss a brief history of what people have worn to both protest and protect themselves during times of civil unrest. Further reading: https://www.vogue.com/article/george-floyd-100-black-men-memorial-harlem-gabriel-garmon-james-felton-keith-bradon-waight-tiffany-rea-fisher-harold-waight https://riotmedicine.net; https://www.businessinsider.com/clothes-accessories-that-outsmart-facial-recognition-tech-2019-10 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
12/06/2029m 57s

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

This week, we bring you part two of our 2018 interview 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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
09/06/2041m 17s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
04/06/2020m 56s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
02/06/2054m 30s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
28/05/2016m 19s

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.thecraftybeggars.org. For more from the Tudor Tailors see www.tudortailor.com. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
26/05/2059m 51s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
21/05/2025m 10s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
19/05/201h 5m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
14/05/2024m 41s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
12/05/2047m 4s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
07/05/2029m 53s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
05/05/2058m 43s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
30/04/2022m 16s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
28/04/2057m 6s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
23/04/2036m 36s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
21/04/2048m 56s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
15/04/2020m 49s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
14/04/2057m 45s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
09/04/2020m 31s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
07/04/2050m 6s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
02/04/2035m 12s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
31/03/201h 8m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
26/03/2036m 19s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
24/03/201h 6m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
19/03/2029m 22s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
17/03/2043m 12s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
12/03/2031m 14s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
10/03/201h 1m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
05/03/2033m 15s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
03/03/2057m 25s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
27/02/2022m 30s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
25/02/2046m 6s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
20/02/2030m 56s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
18/02/2049m 42s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
13/02/2047m 12s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
11/02/2048m 41s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
23/12/1931m 4s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
26/11/1952m 41s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
21/11/1924m 15s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
19/11/191h 12m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
14/11/1921m 59s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
12/11/1945m 10s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
05/11/191h 13m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
31/10/1921m 24s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
29/10/191h 17m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
24/10/1914m 35s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
22/10/1947m 23s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
17/10/1918m 10s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
15/10/191h 7m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
10/10/1912m 51s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
08/10/1947m 10s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
01/10/1957m 55s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
24/09/191h 4m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
17/09/1946m 43s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
12/09/1921m 37s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
10/09/1943m 25s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
05/09/1920m 47s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
03/09/191h 5m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
29/08/1923m 44s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
27/08/191h 2m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
22/08/1916m 50s

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

Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
20/08/1946m 56s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
15/08/1923m 5s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
13/08/1959m 29s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
08/08/1912m 53s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
06/08/1953m 35s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
01/08/1922m 25s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
30/07/191h 6m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
25/07/1917m 4s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
23/07/1957m 52s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
18/07/1917m 37s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
16/07/1955m 4s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
11/07/1931m 40s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
09/07/191h 0m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
04/07/1918m 7s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
02/07/1938m 15s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
27/06/1916m 54s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
25/06/1951m 24s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
20/06/1912m 7s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
18/06/1954m 53s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
13/06/1915m 38s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
11/06/1951m 7s

Fashion History Mystery #17: Addressing Dress

Join us for fun with words! Today we address "dress."  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
06/06/1911m 16s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
04/06/1953m 3s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
30/05/1930m 45s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
28/05/191h 4m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
23/05/1915m 48s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
21/05/191h 2m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
16/05/1918m 53s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
14/05/1951m 21s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
09/05/1948m 44s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
07/05/1955m 13s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
02/05/1917m 52s

"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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
30/04/1939m 49s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
25/04/1917m 9s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
23/04/191h 2m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
18/04/1919m 27s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
16/04/191h 6m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
11/04/1921m 56s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
09/04/1946m 7s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
04/04/1919m 45s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
02/04/1952m 26s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
28/03/1918m 15s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
26/03/1955m 7s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
21/03/1917m 20s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
19/03/1952m 23s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
14/03/1914m 6s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
12/03/1943m 26s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
07/03/1923m 46s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
05/03/191h 4m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
28/02/1923m 5s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
26/02/191h 22m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
21/02/1923m 46s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
19/02/1939m 57s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
14/02/1918m 30s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
12/02/1956m 35s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
01/01/191h 0m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
25/12/1841m 17s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
18/12/1855m 44s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
11/12/1850m 7s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
04/12/1850m 35s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
27/11/181h 0m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
20/11/1856m 32s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
15/11/1833m 14s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
13/11/1848m 4s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
06/11/1848m 20s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
01/11/1821m 47s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
30/10/181h 1m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
23/10/1848m 39s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
16/10/1833m 31s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
09/10/1850m 5s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
02/10/1852m 17s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
27/09/1822m 9s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
25/09/181h 8m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
18/09/1850m 3s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
13/09/1859m 14s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
11/09/1844m 51s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
04/09/1853m 52s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
28/08/181h 7m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
21/08/1844m 43s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
14/08/1857m 18s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
07/08/1853m 4s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
31/07/1846m 2s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
24/07/1858m 0s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
17/07/181h 5m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
10/07/1855m 55s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
03/07/1846m 41s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
26/06/181h 31m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
19/06/181h 1m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
12/06/181h 11m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
05/06/181h 1m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
29/05/1841m 10s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
22/05/1853m 12s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
15/05/1851m 56s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
08/05/1855m 16s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
01/05/1854m 46s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
24/04/181h 4m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
17/04/1851m 36s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
10/04/1844m 21s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
03/04/1837m 23s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
27/03/1849m 40s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
20/03/1855m 47s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
13/03/1840m 25s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
06/03/1840m 17s

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
27/02/181h 10m

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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
23/02/184m 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://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
20/02/182m 4s
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