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
June 4, 2020 20 min

Cassidy and April discuss current events as they relate to the fashion industry and the field of Fashion Studies, highlighting where the industry and field need to go and the important POC scholars, historians, and activists who are working to get it there.


  • Kimberly Jenkins: www.fashionandrace.com
  • Cheney McKnight: www.notyourmommashistory.com
  • Dr. Jonathen Square: www.fashioningtheself.com, www.jonathansquare.com
  • Dandy Wellington: www.dandywellington.com

  • BOOKS:

  • Monica L. Miller’s book Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the styling of Black Diasporic Identity
  • Shantrelle P. Lewis's Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street Style
  • Tanisha C. Ford, Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul and Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl’s Love Letter to the Power of Fashion


  • https://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/opinion/op-ed-fashion-is-part-of-the-race-problem


  • The Conversations: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/a-conversation-with-imran-amed-about-race-fashion/id1328893989?i=1000476379010
  • All My Relations: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ep-7-native-appropriations/id1454424563?i=1000435174856 and https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ep-8-native-fashion/id1454424563?i=1000437549447
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