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American Age Fashion
The Clothing of Older American Women, 1900-now.
By Lynn Mally.
a week ago
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Eunice Johnson–Black Power Fashion
Ebony Magazine, via the New York Times, 1991. Eunice Johnson is in pink It is hard to overestimate the contribution of Eunice Johnson (1916-2010) to African American fashion in the United States. She and her …
Living history and historic costuming, with a particular focus on women's clothing and hairstyles of the Victorian and American Civil War periods.
3 days ago
Original: Embroidered Pocket, 18th Century
Pocket, English, mid-18th century. LACMA. I've been reading a lot of Laurel Thatcher Ulrich's Good Wives, and selected this month's antique beauty in honor of this passage at the end of chapter 1:"Much better than …
Clothes In Books
Description of clothes taken from a book, a picture suggested by (rather than illustrative of) the words, plus some observations.
a day ago
Aylwin Out in the World - not completely forgotten
Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Duntonagainpublished 1898 ‘Your [name] is most unusual. I suppose it came from Watts-Dunton’s novel of that name?’ ‘Yes.’ He was reminded of the lounge of his mother’s hotel and the odd selection …
By Clothes In Books, 1,524 words
A blog about classic men's clothing and style.
By Derek Guy.
4 months ago
A Dozen Great Black Friday Sales
You used to have to muscle your way into stores and stand in long lines to take advantage of Black Friday promotions. Nowadays, everything is online, so you can shop from the comfort of your …
Sewing classic fashions from mid-century patterns.
a month ago
A Long Silence
Silence may indeed be “golden” except when one is trying to maintain some regularity in writing a blog. My silence this past Fall and into the end of the year was not intentional. I actually …
By Fifty Dresses, 782 words
Costume movie reviews & podcast.
20 hours ago
Trailers: It’s Finally Spring! Edition
We’re always trying to track what historical costume movies and TV shows are coming up.
From Squalor to Baller
A men’s style blog that provides guys with the tools they need to find high-value clothing and accessories, along with tips on how to wear them to their greatest potential.
By Ian Anderson.
4 months ago
Now Available: Lost Monarch Eyewear Briefcases
I’ve been writing about eyewear quite a bit this year. And as I mentioned recently, I’ve noticed that more men seem to be approaching spectacles as a collector’s item rather than a purely functional product. …
By Ian Anderson, 327 words
"Here is the heart of Ganseydom on Earth" - Aragorn.
By Gordon Reid.
19 hours ago
Thurso II (Donald Thomson): Week 5 – 4 March
It’s been more of a rollercoaster week than some. This week’s ‘potholes’ were mostly aural. Over the past three months, I’ve listened to the radio more. We’ve always been regular listeners, mostly the classical music …
By Margaret Reid, 522 words
If I Had My Own Blue Box
Adventures in the Nineteenth Century, and maybe a little beyond -- Anna Worden Bauersmith's Blog.
17 hours ago
Picnic Hats & Bonnets
As this confusing winter hints of spring, this seems to be the year of the picnic. I am excited to see several history minded picnics coming up this spring. It looks like people are planning …
By Anna Worden Bauersmith, 60 words
Notes on Architecture, Art, Fashion, Fashion Law & Technology.
By Anna Battista.
6 months ago
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Underwater Seascapes, Hand-Made Crafts with an Apocalyptic Twist & a Little Artificial Intelligence Magic: Jason Wu S/S 24
Nothing marks more eloquently the end of summer than the sight of a deserted beach. The joyful voices of children playing in the waves, once resonating in the salty air, have now vanished. A lone …
By Anna Battista, 714 words
Be your own luxury brand !
By Duane MacLeod.
3 months ago
I’m No “Mountain-man” — The Geek Edition
Yes, I’m crazy about winter white coats. And if you’ve been around here long enough, you know that I already have one! Still there’s something about them that I can’t resist. I also have a …
By mainelydad, 1,564 words
The Trend-Proof Wardrobe.
By Mitchell Moss.
6 days ago
Eidos Buying Guide in 2024 [Tailoring, Outerwear, Knitwear and Sportswear]
(Help support this site! If you buy stuff through my links, your clicks and purchases earn me a commission from many of the retailers I feature, and it helps me sustain this site—as well as …
The leading British blog on tailoring, luxury and men's style.
By Simon Crompton.
8 months ago
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Talon zips and velvet chandeliers: The Real McCoy’s headquarters in Kobe, Japan
Talon zips and velvet chandeliers: The Real McCoy’s headquarters in Kobe, Japan Wednesday, July 26th 2023 Share Share this post Subscribe 12 Comments ||- Begin Content -|| The Real McCoy's headquarters in Kobe, Japan is …
By Simon Crompton, 1,460 words
Put This On
…one of the most widely read sites on men’s style. We focus on classic men’s clothing without being stuffy about the rules.
6 hours ago
Our Beloved Sponsors
Put This On wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. So twice a month, we like to give them a special shoutout. Doing so allows us to recognize them for their support …
By Derek Guy, 1,465 words
The Rosenrot | A Collection of Fashion Essays
Fashion News, Brand Profiles & Essays by Gracia Ventus.
2 days ago
The Birth of Amur
Protection for life in the frontier. That was what Amur eventually evolved into. In the beginning, there were belts and shawls. Not contend with accessories however, we dreamt of bigger things. What better way to …
By Gracia Ventus, 838 words
Salt Water New England
The Definitive Guide to The Thing Before Preppy.
By Muffy Aldrich.
a day ago
A Charming Easter Basket
Photos by Salt Water New EnglandHandmade Baskets, Ideal for Easter, Made in Mystic, Connecticut:<https://mysticknotwork.com/collections/woven-bowls> ▶ Click to see more ▶
By Salt Water New England, 24 words
The Second Button
A men's style blog here to help you see what menswear enthusiasts love about clothing.
By Daniel Hakimi.
2 weeks ago
The Many Transformations of the Double Breasted Jacket
Double breasted jackets come in many different layouts. Fortunately, one style of jacket allows us to compare these layouts directly. Through use of the transformable double-breasted jacket (or "doppiopetto transformible"), I will explore the pros …
By Daniel Hakimi, 1,069 words
Historical Costuming, Old-Fashioned Living, Refashion & DIY, Homemade Natural Beauty Products, Historical Hairstyles, Free Sewing Tutorials, Lace Making, Historical Cooking.
a week ago
Edwardian Braided Jacket
I love braided jackets! A couple of years ago I made an Edwardian braided cycling jacket with DIY black fabric soutache. And now I’ve made another Edwardian braided jacket – this time with gold soutache! …
The Sewing Goatherd
A blog devoted to all sorts of sewing projects, including historical costuming, and dairy goats.
5 days ago
There's Nothing More Natural Than a Horse Hair Bustle, Right?
I was getting carried away with my plans for the pink and burgundy 1882 gown. I was ready to mock-up the bodice and make some real progress on this thing! Then I had to halt …
Stitches on the Run
Sashiko is the way to go if you want to put a little magic on your clothes and anything else made of fabric.
By Janette Haruguchi.
3 weeks ago
If you are reading this on the 8th of February or December, DON'T USE ANY OF YOUR NEEDLES!!A tradition for broken hearts needlesHarikuyō is a ceremony during which old needles are laid to rest, preferably …
By Janette Haruguchi, 653 words