As American as apple pie: The 1939 World's Fair World of Fashion

By | March 13th, 2021|Categories: Another Period, Fashion, Women's History|Tags: , , |

Fashion today is largely presented to the public by showing how it looks on live humans. But it wasn’t always that way. Before the 1900s, mannequins, dolls, and drawings were used to give buyers an idea of what the final product would look like once on. The first fashion show is believed to have taken [...]

Legends of Fashion – Christian Dior

By | January 28th, 2016|Categories: Fashion, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Donna Klein   When we think of Christian Dior today, perfume, makeup, and accessories come to mind, as well as a fashion label that has been successful for nearly 60 years. World War II brought austerity measures to every industry, even fashion. Once the conflict ended, women were ready to shed the masculine look [...]