Neatorama Posts Tagged "fashion history"
Battles, Batman, and Liberace: A Cultural History of Capes

The first time we saw Superman or Batman as childr...  ...mprovised with a towel; others had moms who would fashion a red or blue piece of fabric for the purpose. Th...  ...maybe a scary vampire or Musketeer or some other fashionable rich and powerful person. But how did capes becom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/20/Battles-Batman-and-Liberace-A-Cultural-History-of-Capes/
100 Years of Fashion in 2 Minutes

One model is dressed in the fashions of the day for every decade since 1915. Lucky for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/07/100-Years-of-Fashion-in-2-Minutes/
Evolution of the Bikini...

Now that summer is unofficially here, you might be thinking about getting a swimsuit. Good luck! Summer clothing sold out a month ago. I tried to find a pair of good sandals and the local store had nothing close to my si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/26/Evolution-of-the-Bikini/
If Disney Princesses Were Historically Accurate...

[http://youtu.be/c3Fr5wUZL2A] (YouTube link)Disney...  ...ere determined, and gives more information on the fashions selected.

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/20/If-Disney-Princesses-Were-Historically-Accurate/
Caftan Liberation: How an Ancient Fashion Set Modern Women Free

The caftan is a loose, body-covering garment that...  ...from Asia and the Middle East. It invaded Western fashion in the 1910s and again in the 1960s. In both of t...  ...s of the mid-century. Anna Yanofsky of Exhibiting Fashion tells us how caftans are so appealing even to wom...  ...rgeous body, but it’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/18/Caftan-Liberation-How-an-Ancient-Fashion-Set-Modern-Women-Free/
World’s Oldest Trousers...

You think your jeans are old? Two pairs of pants were recovered from the mummies of men who died 3,300 years ago in the Xinjiang region of China. They are made of animal fur and are the oldest yet discovered pants with a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/11/Worlds-Oldest-Trousers/
Deadly Fashion Trends

When fashion mavens say that such-and-such is to die for, they...  ...ast has the story of muslin disease and six other fashion

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/02/Deadly-Fashion-Trends/
A Century of Dazzling Party Dresses...

I’m in the process of selecting prom dresses...  ...as nostalgia for me. It’s an interview with fashion historian Jacqueline WayneGuite of The Hourglass...  ...t.Read the entire interview, accompanied by great fashion

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/25/A-Century-of-Dazzling-Party-Dresses/
Menswear Named After Real Men...

You might not recognize this cowboy, but you know who he is. This is John B. Stetson, who went out West and dreamed up a wide-brimmed felt hat in 1865 to improve upon coonskin caps. The hat that later became known as the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/26/Menswear-Named-After-Real-Men/
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