Category Archives: history

Modernity, marriage, and mags, p. 1

Happy New Year! Human beings have celebrated marriage in formal ceremonies for all of recorded history. From the rise of magazine culture in the 19th century, weddings have been celebrated and sold in this format aimed predominantly at women. Magazine … Continue reading

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Magazine of the Week

Welcome back! This week, for the holiday season, we have a New England tradition. Leon Leonwood Bean developed a waterproof hunting boot in 1912 and he set up a store in Freeport, Maine, to sell it. He made up a … Continue reading

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Magazine of the Week

Hi, everyone! This week’s MoW is one of my personal favorites. It’s nerdy, it’s scholarly, and it’s the journal I most aspire to write for. Textile History is one of the oldest peer-reviewed journals that addresses topics related to fashion, … Continue reading

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