A time capsule of glamour: hair from the 1939 New York World's Fair

By | January 14th, 2023|Categories: Fashion, Women's History|Tags: |

A couple of years ago I came across some great photography from the 1939 World’s Fair World of Fashion, a large exhibition space built to highlight trends and innovations in fashion. New York was just barely on the brink of beginning to compete internationally as an authority in this area and it was meant to [...]

Four classic fashion icons and the history of the ponytail

By | July 28th, 2022|Categories: 1950s Fashions, 1950s fun, Fashion history|Tags: |

I have always associated ponytails with summer. I had my hair done every day growing up and my mom tended to put me in ponytails more often than not during the warmer months (or shall I say, hotter, as I am from Arizona). As someone who is well-versed in 19th-century fashion, I am aware that [...]