Tag Archives: menswear

Magazine of the Week

Welcome back to Magazine of the Week! We would like to congratulate Esquire for publishing their 1000th issue!  And for being the premier voice of menswear style in America since 1933. Esquire began publishing in 1933, but was only distributed … Continue reading

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Magazine of the Week

This week we have an oldie but a goodie.  From the streets of Manhattan, here is the downtown magazine that introduced Bill Cunningham to the fashionista world.  The library has a complete run of this title. Although it was converted … Continue reading

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Spring, and pretty gowns in bloom, pt. 1

The library’s Periodicals and Electronic Resources department subscribes to a several bridal magazines.  We subscribe to these for their presentation of many items, not just pretty gowns, so we thought we should point them out to you. If you’re curious … Continue reading

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Tailoring, old school

Squeee!  Can hardly wait to see this… http://menoftheclothfilm.com/ May this art never be lost! By the way, this film has a Facebook page you can like here: https://www.facebook.com/MenOfTheClothFilm And in case you were wondering about the terminology used: http://www.thehogtownrake.com/?p=984  

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Decadence has Some Repeat Themes

I came across this in this morning’s news.  Fun site, eh? http://tinyurl.com/nwaznnl If you’re curious about 15th and 16th century fashion, the library has lots of books on the subject.  Here are a few: Renaissance Dress in Italy, 1400-1500, by … Continue reading

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