Category Archives: history

Afrofashion/futures twists

This post is going to be more reading list than writing. Mostly I just wanted to tie together some nerdy themes (I’m a librarian, after all) into the hype for the new Black Panther movie, and get you into some … Continue reading

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Grammys vs. Golden Globes vs. Black Panther

This blog talks a lot about fashion. In the teeth of award season, since we look at a lot of flashy clothing, it seems a good time to stop and explain the terms… Fashion is a construct. To paraphrase the … Continue reading

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Magazine of the Week

Hi, everyone! It’s your Magazine of the Week! The first and foremost reason this is this week’s Mag of the Week is to remind you to go see the Museum at FIT’s current exhibition Expedition before it comes down on … Continue reading

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