Dressed: The History of Fashion

Dressed: The History of Fashion

Fashion history is about more than pretty clothes. Dressed explores the incredibly rich and complex history behind the clothes we wear.... Show More

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This week we revisit April's appearance on Stuff You Missed in History Class covering French fashion and resistance during WWII. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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From Grecian goddesses to the godmother of rock'n'roll, April and Cassidy discuss their favorite shows from the recent Spring/Summer 2020 Collections!   Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In conjunction with the exhibition French Fashion, Women and the First World War currently on view at the Bard Graduate Center, we speak with Dr. Kate Strasdin and Dr. Margaret Darrow about the era's anxieties surrounding fashion and gender. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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One of the more curious items of masculine dress history, this week we explore the function and symbolism of the codpiece. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Stephen Burrow's bright and slinky clothes defined the disco era. This week we speak with a fashion icon on the occasion of his new collaboration with Target. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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This week we explore the style one of rock's most iconic sub-cultures: punk. But what came first, the music or the clothes? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Patrick Kelly took Paris by storm in the 1980s, becoming the first American designer to be inducted into France's distinguished Chambre syndicale du prêt-à-porter. On what would have been Patrick's 65th birthday, we honor his life and legacy.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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This week we talk with fashion icon and fashion model pioneer Pat Cleveland about her fifty-plus year career in fashion. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 12, 2019 20 min

This week, April and Cassidy discuss which forgotten fashion staples they would love to make a comeback and which cyclical fashion trends should remain a thing of the past.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 10, 2019 37 min

Often cited as a progenitor of the American Look, fashion designer Tina Leser's vision was greater than the polarizing discourse of French versus American style. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 5, 2019 19 min

This week we take a peek inside the Paley Center for Media's exhibition Making Maisel Marvelous. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Periods. A universally taboo topic for 1000s of years, menstruation was only addressed commercially in the early 20th century. We talk the pad's evolution--and all its accompanying accessories--with women's health historian Dr. Shannon Withycombe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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This week we meet Cebastien and Robin, the women behind the botanical beauty line Dryland Wilds, and learn all about their modern day use of the 17th century perfume making process known as enfleurage. https://www.drylandwilds.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Hot off the press and LIVE from Dallas, join us for our first live episode of Dressed. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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August 22, 2019 15 min

This week's mini-sode explores the story of Juli Lynne Charlot who created a 50s classic: the poodle skirt. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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August 19, 2019 1 min

The Outcast is Out magazine’s debut podcast! Join host Fran Tirado, Out magazine’s deputy editor and Out staffers as they explore queer topics across politics, pop culture, fashion, relationships, money, and more. The Outcast is now available! Listen now. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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We answer a listener query about the moon-shaped manicure of the 1920s and 30s with Suzanne Shapiro, author of Nails: the Story of the Modern Manicure. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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August 14, 2019 10 min

Wondery’s The Moment, hosted by comedian Ingrid Haas, explores some epic real life romances to find the answers to our toughest relationship questions. From a Taylor Swift intervention, to getting betrothed by a horse, this podcast is your real life Rom-Com. Listen now at wondery.fm/dressed Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In the spirit of summer, we revisit our Season One two part series on one of the most controversial garments in history: the swimsuit. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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