Archive | February, 2010

Obsolete Fashion: Age of the Cage?

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In the 1830s, along with Queen Victoria’s ascension to the throne, bell shaped skirts became all the rage — both in England and across the Atlantic. By 1842, this increasingly voluminous silhouette required a lot of extra …

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The Hat that Makes the Woman

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When a bare-headed John F. Kennedy was sworn into office on January 20, 1961, fashion was changed forever. Sounds silly, right? Well, its true. JFK was the first president to forgo headwear during his inauguration. In …

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