Book Giveaway: The History of Modern Fashion

History of MOdern Fashion

In honor of both the Gothic to Goth: Romantic Era Fashion and Its Legacy exhibition currently on display at the Wadsworth Atheneum of Art, and the nomination of The History of Modern Fashion‘s being nominated for a Millennia Davenport award, the winner of which will be announced at the upcoming Costume Society of America National Symposium at the end of next month (May 24 – 29), we are happy to announce that Worn Through is giving away a copy of the book in collaboration with Laurence King Press!

To win a copy, you need to a) be a resident of the United States, and b) answer the following three questions correctly!

Answers should be emailed to me (Brenna, Managing Editor). On your marks, get set, go!

1.  What is a “war crinoline”?

2.  Platform shoes seem to have become a permanent part of the accessory lexicon. In which decade of the 20th century did they first become fashionable?

3.  During the 1970s, black men were particularly influential on menswear.  Can you name three black male style icons from this decade? 

Answers should be submitted by Friday, April 29!


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