Tag Archives: vintage fashion

Needles in the Stacks: a cinch to stitch

Welcome back to our regular review of sewing how-to books here in the library.  Sorry about the delay, but you all know what the beginning of the semester is like!  Denise Ingram and I both work in the Periodicals and … Continue reading

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Transition lights

This great layout from Vogue magazine from February 15, 1934 allows me to highlight some super things about our collections here at the FIT Library. The Gladys Marcus Library specializes in feeding the designer’s mind.  We focus most on clothing … Continue reading

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Menswear again, and the beauty of the worn

In my post of January 30, 2014, I referred briefly to a book that has some pretty wonderful photography, “Vintage Menswear: A Collection from the Vintage Showroom”.  FIT has been smart enough to purchase this book which was put together … Continue reading

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