Topics :: fashion history

1 thru 7 of 7 Stories

Sardinia, Part II: Rocking Around the Island

Aug 29
More advanced in fashion than their Mediterranean contemporaries, ancient Nuraghic men sported trousers, jackets with sleeves and hoodies, gloves, handbags, and berets.

Rudi Gernreich: A Fashion Revolutionary

By Andy Smith | Oct 24
"The two most important pieces of the Mid-Twentieth Century design are Yves St. Laurent's beatnik alligator jacket and Rudi Gernreich's topless swimsuit." -Cameron Silver

The Haines Effect: Runway Relevance Meets Street Chic

By Ian Michael Crumm | Sep 3
From illustrating a look on the street to inspiring a pattern for garment production, Richard Haines' work spans the life cycle of the fashion industry.

Oscar de la Renta Exhibit Opens at Bush Library

By Jamie Stengle | Jul 21
More than 60 ensembles are featured in a new retrospective of Oscar de la Renta's career that opened Saturday at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas. "Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style," runs through Oct. 5.

Smithsonian Honors Ralph Lauren

By Brett Zongker | Jun 19
Ralph Lauren’s love for the American flag and American style has earned him honors from the Smithsonian Institution.

Who Pays for First Lady’s Fabulous Fashions?

By Nancy Benac | Jun 2
Michelle Obama’s fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?

Bill Cunningham: Facades

By Ula Ilnytzky | Mar 20
An astounding collection of Bill Cunningham’s photos are on display at the New York Historical Society, offering exquisite insight into his world of fashion, architecture and history.

1 thru 7 of 7 Stories