Dressed: The History of Fashion

Dressed: The History of Fashion

With over 7 billion people in the world, we all have one thing in common. Every day we all get dressed. Join Dressed as we explore the social and cultural histories behind the who, what, when of why we wear.... Show More
September 24, 2020 35 min

This week we explore the symbiotic relationships between modern women, fashion, and cars at the dawn of the twentieth century.

Recommended reading:

  • Georgine Clarsen's Eat My Dust: Early Women Moderists
  • Emily Remus's A Shoppers’ Paradise: How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New Downtown
  • A'Lelia Bundles's On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker
  • Dorothy Levitt's 1909 guidebook https://www.google.com/books/edition/The_Woman_and_the_Car/OkxVAAAAMAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&dq=Dorothy+Levitt+dedicated+an+entire+chapter+in+her+1909+book+The+Woman+and+the+Car&printsec=frontcover
  • FIDM's "Traveling Duster" blog: https://blog.fidmmuseum.org/museum/2010/09/traveling-dusters.html
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