From khakis to pith hats, certain items of clothing have become enduring emblems of European colonialism and particular scholars who know these problematic histories choose to engage in the aesthetics of colonialism in their everyday lives.
Though the famed gala was canceled, people celebrated online with their own ingenious outfits made from newspaper, Q-tips, and more.
The Instagram account @quarantine_ss20 crowdsources people’s stories about what they are wearing now and why.
Alison Matthews David considers the past as we decide what to wear and how to protect ourselves during the pandemic.
The perfect movie for New York Fashion Week is 1981’s Model, Frederick Wiseman behind-the-scenes documentary on the industry.
YouTube dress historian Bernadette Banner talks to Hyperallergic about slowing down and putting oneself in the mindset of the past.
Paris, Capital of Fashion at the Museum at FIT is a comprehensive visual compendium that can help audiences understand how fashion became foundational to the identity of the city.
The artist-designed ArtyCapucine bag by Louis Vuitton comes with one of six odd sculptures based on products you can buy in a grocery store.
Footage from the perfume’s release party also featured white people dressed in sacred war bonnets dancing around tipis and belting out war whoops as spectators sipped champagne.
A documentary tracks the life and work of superstar designer Halston.
Looking back on the work and philosophy of Rudi Gernreich, who broke norms and made waves in the 1960s and ’70s.
The problem with the exhibition is that it’s simultaneously too self-aware and too clueless to capture the essence of camp.