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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 1: dressing gowns and dressing down

Deconstructing Fashion Podcast Episode 1 What we’re wearing: dressing gowns Anushka has been working from home, which makes it very difficult to wear anything other than her dressing gown. Luckily, she’s not alone. Click to enlarge image The debate: what’s the excuse for wearing fur? We have come a long way from the anti-fur paint-throwing activities …