Category Archives: textiles

Diversifying dance, one accessory at a time

Hi, everyone! A few years ago I wrote a piece on intimate apparel companies that have begun selling wider ranges of “skin tone” items. The one that offered the widest range of colors was Nude Barre.     Many dance … 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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Thanksgiving Special Magazine: Godey’s Lady’s Book

Godey’s Lady’s Book, published between 1830 and 1898, established the foundation for contemporary American fashion magazines. The longest running ongoing publication to address interests of women in the nineteenth century, Godey’s Lady’s Book included fashion coverage, domestic matters such as housekeeping and cooking, … Continue reading

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