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Book Giveaway: Shoes: An Illustrated History

*Contest closed, we have a winner!* U.S replies only please! Thanks to Bloomsbury Publishers, in this post we’re giving away: Shoes: An Illustrated History The first reader to email me with the correct answers to the following trivia questions about Worn Through will receive this book! (Please include your mailing address in the email.) Here are the questions. The answers can be found by looking back …

Domestic Affairs: Here Comes 2016!

It’s only the second week of the new year and already there are some exciting exhibition announcements for fashion and textiles exhibitions! The de Young Museum in San Francisco announced the dates for Oscar de la Renta: The Retrospective. Announced last year shortly after the designer’s death, this exhibition will be opening in the textile galleries on March 12, 2016! Currently on display at the …

Book Giveaway: Dress and Ideology

Contest closed, we have a winner! U.S. replies only please! Thanks to Bloomsbury Publishers, in this post we’re giving away: Dress and Ideology The first reader to email me with the correct answers to the following trivia questions about Worn Through will receive this book! (Please include your mailing address in the email.) Here are the questions. The answers can be found by looking back through …

Monica Punk Style Talk in Chicago

          FYI Chicago I’ll be doing a talk/discussion about Punk Style at the Chicago History Museum February 9 in the evening. It’s part of their book club where they’re reading Joe Meno‘s (Punk Planet) Hairstyles of the Damned. Drop me a line if you can come out. More details to come. See the link and go to events and scroll down.

Book Giveaway: Cool Shades

*Contest closed–we have a winner!* U.S. replies only please! Thanks to Bloomsbury Publishers, in this post we’re giving away: Cool Shades The first reader to email me with the correct answer to the following trivia question about Worn Through will receive this book! (Please include your mailing address in the email.) Here is the question. The answer can be found by looking back through the Worn …

Guest Post: Global Fashion Capitals Conference Review

This week’s ‘Domestic Affairs’ is a guest review by Tessa Maffucci of the Global Fashion Capitals Conference held last month at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Tessa Maffucci is a Master’s Candidate pursuing a dual track in Fashion Studies and Digital Humanities at The Graduate Center at the City University of New York. Her current research focuses on the intersection of fashion and digital media, with …

Museum Life: Film costume onscreen, on the street, and in the museum

Last month I was fortunate to be able to attend and participate in New York University’s second annual conference on film costume, “Film Costume / Rendering Realities”, a collaboration between the Costume Studies and Film Studies departments.  This one-day event brought together film costume scholars, designers, directors, students, and museum, library, and auction professionals to talk about the power of costume and clothing both on and …

Book Giveaway: Japanese Fashion Cultures

*Contest closed, we have a winner!* U.S. replies only please! Thanks to Bloomsbury Publishers, in this post we’re giving away: Japanese Fashion Cultures The first reader to email me with the correct answer to the following trivia question about Worn Through will receive this book! (Please include your mailing address in the email.) Here is the question. The answer can be found by looking back through …

Book Giveaway: Indian Fashion

**Contest closed, we have a winner!** U.S. replies only please! Thanks to Bloomsbury Publishers, in this post we’re giving away: Indian Fashion  The first reader to email me with the correct answer to the following trivia question about Worn Through will receive this book! (Please include your mailing address in the email.) Here is the question, the answer can be found by looking back through the Worn …

Domestic Affairs: Autumnal Events!

There is a lot happening this season in the world of fashion exhibitions and events! On October 10, the Richmond Art Center (California) will be hosting a mini-symposium held in conjunction with their exhibition Body as Agent: Changing Fashion Art. Body as Agent is an exhibition in response to the 1983 landmark showing of wearable art the Richmond Art Center, Poetry for the Body: Clothing …

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