Posts filed under: Fashion HIstory

  • Paris at Night
I finally got a chance to listen to this great podcast discussing Paris, the international capital of style. Valerie Steele, Director of the Museum at...
  • Lots of People Walking
I’m a super fan of museum exhibits (obviously, I’m taking a trip around the world to see fashion in museums!) It’s a chance to see...
It’s the shoe you love to hate. High heeled shoes are the center piece of a great outfit. Some of the great moments in fashion...
In hometown of Nashville, the Johnny Cash Museum is a must see on any tour of Nashville. The museum is a true celebration of the...
When I found a historical Jewish fashion article today I instantly added the¬†Jewish Museum in Manhattan to my list. The new exhibit called “Veiled Meaning:...
Whaaaaaatttt? My actual reaction upon learning that beloved aviatrix (what a word!) Amelia Earhart created a fashion line. She made history flying planes. How is...
What does the discovery of King Tut’s tomb have to do with the fashion of the 1920’s? Everything! The discovery of King Tut became one...
The long short story of the zipper begins with the guy who also invented the lockstitch sewing machine (Who knew!) Elias Howe Jr. received the...
I love fashion shows. Nothing beats the thrill of watching a designer’s dream walk down the runway. Of all the topics I have been researching...
  Mannequins and King Tutankhamun, you can’t be serious! It’s true. The first known mannequin is a life-size bust of King Tut (Dated ~1350 BC.)...