Category: clothing

In a postcard-perfect valley in southern Norwa…

In a postcard-perfect valley in southern Norway, Annemor Sundbø nurtures her life’s work: old garments, paintings, and other clues to the myths and meaning woven into Norwegian sweaters for centuries. Now she’s trying to bring back the sheep that used to sustain this time-honored craft.

The Norwegian Sweater Detective

The Chic Octogenarian Behind Barbie’s Best Loo…

The Chic Octogenarian Behind Barbie’s Best Looks: Meet Carol Spencer, doll dresser extraordinaire and unsung doyenne of American fashion history.

Sexier Than Silk: The Irresistible Allure of t…

Sexier Than Silk: The Irresistible Allure of the Nylon Slip

“Don’t dress to kill, dress to survive.”…

“Don’t dress to kill, dress to survive.” ~ Karl Lagerfeld (1933 – 2019)

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Ice skates, 1901-03.

Leather and wool cape, made in Hungary, circa …

Leather and wool cape, made in Hungary, circa 1840–70.

Via the Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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The fashion-forward photography of Erwin Blumenfeld.

Photographs of gender-nonconforming folks long…

Photographs of gender-nonconforming folks long before it was acceptable to be out and proud. (Via Dangerous Minds)

Leading the Charge Against Casual Style, Armed…

Leading the Charge Against Casual Style, Armed With Antique Clothes and a Bike

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Women’s stockings, made in England or France, 1750.