SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
Thomas Jefferson Would be Following the Met Gala
by Camille Davis
Finely attuned to the symbolic politics of fashion as the president of a young, republican nation, Thomas Jefferson probably had more in common with Karl Lagerfeld than you think.
Kate Strasdin Breaks Down Authenticity on Bridgerton and other Costume Dramas
A fashion historian examines the accuracy of costuming and other design elements of historical dramas like "Bridgerton."
The Clue in the Old Lace: Nancy Drew and Fashion History
by Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell
"Fashion history is rarely as straightforward as Nancy Drew led me to believe, or as perilous."
How Lavender Became a Symbol of LGBTQ Resistance
Historians David K. Johnston and Kassia St. Clair comment on the social and technological changes that helped make the color a secret, then open, political symbol.
SOURCE: Smithsonian Magazine
The History of the Hawaiian Shirt
From kitsch to cool, ride the waves of undulating popularity of a tropical fashion statement.
How The Coronavirus Could Shape Fashion Choices
Have you been wearing sweatpants everyday? Listen to fashion historian Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell discuss how the coronavirus may impact people's style choices.
SOURCE: The Conversation
The Fashionable History of Social Distancing
by Einav Rabinovitch-Fox
Historian Einav Rabinovitch-Fox discusses how clothing has promoted social distancing since the bubonic plague.
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