The Articles of Interest podcast covers a broad range of concepts including the rise of casual wear, the environmental impact of the textile industry and why womenswear doesn’t have pockets. Together, the episodes link thematically, each one to the next, like a daisy chain. Think of it as a podcast concept album … on clothes.
A decade-by-decade history of fashion as a lively and dynamic manifestation of twentieth-century culture. Covers the chronological changes in womenswear, menswear, and childrenswear, and looks at the dissemination of style and the mechanisms of change,at the relationship between fashion and the visual, applied, and performing arts, the intertwined relationship between fashion and popular culture, the impact of new materials and technology, and the growing globalization of style. (Also in print: GT596 .C65 2015)
An open-access source for fashion history knowledge, featuring objects and artworks from over a hundred museums and libraries that span the globe. The Timeline website offers well-researched, accessibly written entries on specific artworks, garments and films for those interested in fashion and dress history. Created by art history faculty and students at FIT.
Menswear Revolution investigates the transformation of men’s fashion through the lens of shifting masculinities, examining how its increasing diversity has created new ways for men to explore and express their identities.