Renaissance Society Conference on Dress

The Renaissance Society of America’s Annual Meeting next year will be in Chicago, April 3-5, 2008 with the theme of: The Communication of Appearances: Dress and Identity in the Early Modern World. The due date for submitting papers recently passed, but it might be an interesting conference to attend if you’re into historical perspectives. Here’s a link

a little backlog

i’ve been gathering a few pieces of interesting fashion news in the weeks leading up to launching my blog, so please excuse if you’ve already read some of the following articles or heard about these subjects already….


Well I’m finally starting this blog I’ve been saying I would start for the past two years. I swear my posting rate won’t be as slow. It seems like in the crowded arena of fashion blogs there still remains a void for news and discussion about social-cultural, academic, historical, and critical thoughts on dress. So you can look here for info on everything from smart …

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