Tag: Association of Dress Historians

Episode 7: Fashion and Social Life

Deconstructing Fashion Podcast Episode 7 < Review: Association of Dress Historians  Conference. ‘Interwoven: dress which crosses borders and challenges boundaries’ We discuss our stand-out papers presented at the Association of Dress Historians conference in October. Emma McClendon’s (FIT Museum) paper Branded Bodies discussed the power dynamics of uniforms from the workplace to the catwalk, and from …

Episode 6: Shoes, Glorious Shoes – with Josephine May

Upcoming Event: Association of Dress Historians Conference 27-28 October 2017 Anushka will present her Masters thesis ‘The Samfu Suit 1920-1979’ on Saturday 28 October. Click here for more information & tickets. Deconstructing Fashion Podcast Episode 6 Interview: Josephine May We chat to Josephine May ahead of the launch of her exhibition ‘The Tale of the Talking Shoes’, which was held …

Episode 2: New Research in Dress Histories Conference

Deconstructing Fashion Podcast Episode 2 What we’re wearing: hand-knitted garments Anushka has been knitting her own socks, which leads into a riveting discussion of craft, feminism, and 21st century living arrangements. Can an act of domesticity be subversive? Reference: Shreddies Knitted by Nanas (TV advert from 2010) Recommended reading: ‘The Culture of Knitting’ by Joanne Turney Review: …