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Semi-Annual Research Award – Applications close 1 May 2016

We are happy to announce our Semi-Annual Research Award! This year we have decided to distribute two awards: one to a student (MA or PhD) and one to a professional researcher (individual, not whole institutions). Each award will be for $200. US applicants only, please. Application Deadline has been extended to : May 1, 2016. Please note: Anyone who has been a contributor or intern with Worn Through …

Book Giveaway: The 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 …

Semi-Annual Research Award – Applications Extended!

We are happy to announce our Semi-Annual Research Award! This year we have decided to distribute two awards: one to a student (MA or PhD) and one to a professional researcher (individual, not whole institutions). Each award will be for $200. US applicants only, please. Application Deadline has been extended to : May 1, 2016. Please note: Anyone who has been a contributor or intern with Worn Through …

Semi-Annual Research Award – Applications Extended!

We are happy to announce our Semi-Annual Research Award! This year we have decided to distribute two awards: one to a student (MA or PhD) and one to a professional researcher (individual, not whole institutions). Each award will be for $200. US applicants only, please. Application Deadline has been extended to : May 1, 2016. Please note: Anyone who has been a contributor or intern with Worn Through …

Semi-Annual Research Award – Applications Extended!

We are happy to announce our Semi-Annual Research Award! This year we have decided to distribute two awards: one to a student (MA or PhD) and one to a professional researcher (individual, not whole institutions). Each award will be for $200. US applicants only, please. Application Deadline has been extended to : May 1, 2016. Please note: Anyone who has been a contributor or intern with Worn Through …

Semi-Annual Research Award!

We are happy to announce our Semi-Annual Research Award! This year we have decided to distribute two awards: one to a student (MA or PhD) and one to a professional researcher (individual, not whole institutions). Each award will be for $200. US applicants only, please. Application Deadline: April 1, 2016. Awards will be decided by May 1 and distributed by May 15, 2016. Please note: Anyone …

Domestic Affairs: Philadelphia in Style at the Michener

Philadelphia is one of my favorite cities. I love the history, the atmosphere, and (of course) the museums. So when the Michener Art Museum contacted me about their new exhibition, Philadelphia in Style, which examines “clothing and accessories created, worn, and sold in Philadelphia from 1896 to 1994”, I leapt at the chance to do a “virtual” review in the lead up to the exhibition’s …

Guest Post: Sketch to Screen Oscar Costume Design Panel

Los Angeles based scholar Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell* contributes the following guest post for Worn Through: For the sixth year, a who’s-who of Hollywood costume designers gathered at UCLA on the eve of the Academy Awards for Sketch to Screen, a panel and Q&A organized by the David C. Copley Center for the Study of Costume Design in the university’s School of Theater, Film and Television. The Center’s director, …

Semi-Annual Research Award!

We are happy to announce our Semi-Annual Research Award! This year we have decided to distribute two awards: one to a student (MA or PhD) and one to a professional researcher (individual, not whole institutions). Each award will be for $200. US applicants only, please. Application Deadline: April 1, 2016. Awards will be decided by May 1 and distributed by May 15, 2016. Please note: Anyone …

Domestic Affairs: Spring Line Up

It’s going to be a busy Spring for fashion exhibitions and events (hurrah!). The FIDM Museum’s 24th Annual Art of Motion Picture Costuming exhibition opened yesterday and will be open until April 30. As their Instagram feed revealed recently, it features costumes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens as well as many other films up for Academy Awards for costumes. Also in Los Angeles, the …

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