Tag Archives: fashion history

Making a List!

These are some of the books the library has bought recently, on display in the 5th floor reading room just outside the E509 computer lab. It has become very fashionable to print coffee table books about fashion wearers, creators, photographers, … Continue reading

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Magazine of the Week

Welcome back, everyone! Worn is a nifty magazine that was published by a group of ambitious women in Toronto. The editor who began it all, Serah-Marie McMahon, described it as “a Fashion Journal about the Art, Ideas, and History of … Continue reading

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Balmain: From French Refinement to Global Glitz

This article is the second in our presentations about Parisian couture houses active today and how they came into being. Pierre Balmain, founder, 1914-1982 Balmain was born in the town of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, in the Savoy region of France.  His father … Continue reading

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