Exhibits! Exhibits!


BEYOND THE PATTERN: THE QUINTESSENCE OF FASHION-Through August 2 at the Lacis Museum [Berkeley, CA], this exhibit looks at costume from 1700 – 1870, celebrating the applied handwork, fabric manipulation, embroidery, and lace that raises costume from mere body covering to fashion. Delicately hand embroidered cuffs, carefully lace-edged baby shirts, and lovingly quilted house coats were an opportunity to cultivate refinement and sensibility. Click here for details.

FASHION A LA MODE-Through July 31 at the Strathcona County Museum and Archives [Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada], this exhibit focuses on wedding dresses from 1800s – 1950s and includes undergarments from the past, such as camisoles and nightgowns, as well as one flapper dress. Click here for details.

CELEBRATING 75 YEARS OF FASHIONS-Through August 30 at the Watkins Community Museum of History [Lawrence, KS], this exhibit displays examples of the seven decades of fashion since the Douglas County Historical Society was organized: the 30s satin ball gowns, the ’40s military look, ’50s rock ‘n’ roll, the ’60s mini skirts, the ’70s granny dresses, and the melange of preceding decades’ fashions since the ’80s. Click here for details.

Related Articles

Leave a Comment

Monthly Archive


Available now: Punk Style by Worn Through founder, Monica Sklar, PhD. Find it at : Amazon.com, Powell's Books, or a bookseller near you.