Tag Archives: history of fashion

Word-Worthy Women

Hi, everyone! It’s been a busy week here in the library. Everyone has been working hard before a long holiday weekend. We hope you have a great long weekend! Here’s an old V&I post to in case you missed it: … 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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Forever in Blue Jeans

We all love our jeans. Most of us live in them most of the time. Kinda hard to imagine that they haven’t existed as human clothing since the dawn of time. But the truth is that they were invented pretty … Continue reading

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