A historical look at workwear brands such as Dickies and how simple work clothing transformed into fashionable attire.
Victorian fashions reflect clothing worn between 1837 - 1901. Despite the prim and proper feminine ideal, Victorian clothing includes outrageous styles like hoop skirts and bustles.
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Flappers were only part of the fashion trend of the 1920's. The female silhouette became slimmer and almost androgynous with drop waist dresses and loose, comfortable clothing.
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An informative piece on the Modest Fashion movement from the perspective of someone who has been following it for the past five years.
Edwardian fashion refers to the clothing worn in the early 20th century and features an elegant, mature look for women, created around the S curve with its monobosom and a new long line.
In the high and late Middle ages attractive styles became more available to a new middle class. Clothing styles changed more quickly due to new technology, Eastern influences, and a better economy.
'Made in China' has a bad reputation of being cheap, fast, and poor quality. Is there truth to this notion?
Orientalism refers to the West's view of non-Western cultures. Fabric, design, and patterns adapted from Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa have influenced Western garments for centuries.
Bustles of the 1870s and 1880s added bulk in the rear of the skirt. These Victorian styles featured narrow skirts, tight bodices, and much ornamentation.
The history of the apron used as a protective garment, an indication of a particular trade, and a cultural icon. From vintage styles to Anthropologie's beautiful styles, the apron is back.
The Elizabethan era 1558 - 1603, is known for garments made of wool and linen that were heavy and of a striking design including such fashion icons as the ruff and the farthingale.
The character of Phoebe Halliwell served up some major fashion statements throughout the series on Charmed. This is a list of my personal favorites, all of which were slayed by the stunning Alyssa Milano.
Fashions of the 19970's brought us androgyny, polyester, mixed patterns, Punk, and Disco styles and an extension of 60's hippie chic. The self as art created an eclectic mix that is still with us.
Fast fashion is cheap, convenient, and helps the more frugal among us experiment with new fashions and clothes. But fast fashion comes with a price greater than the tags on the shelves