55. FIF: The History of Wardrobes & the Future with Finery
54. Minisode: Plus-Size Youtubers with Arienne McCracken
We have a special Fashion in Focus for you today! In this episode we talk to Brooklyn Decker and Whitney Casey, the founders of Finery - an app where your wardrobe meets the internet to help you get organized. Before that Joy takes us on journey through the history of wardrobes and closets.
53. Religious Dress with Reverend Maxine Johnson
In this episode, Dana talks with Arienne McCracken, Iowa State University lecturer and PhD. candidate about her research interests. Arienne is currently researching Plus-size YouTubers for her dissertation and has researched Haul Videos and avatar dress by female Gamers.
52. Streetstyle and Generational Fashion in South America with Nia Hampton
Inspired by the Costume Institute's exhibition Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, Joy talks to her sister Reverend Maxine Johnson about she wears as an African-African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E) preacher.
50. Fashion in Focus: Mutton Sleeve
In this episode, Joy and Jasmine talk to journalist, videographer, and photographer Nia Hampton about streetstyle in South America.
49. Queer Fashion & Style: Stories from an Exhibition
Welcome to the Unravel minisode series Fashion in Focus where we tell you about the brief history of a garment, accessory, or textile. In this FIF, Joy focuses on the mutton sleeve.
48. Fashion in Focus: Tuno Bark Cloth
Welcome to our episode focusing on the exhibition Queer Fashion and Style: Stories from the Heartland. Dana interviews Dr. Kelly Reddy-Best, the creator and co-curator of the exhibition.
47. Costume Society of America Recap
Welcome to Unravel's new minisode series: Fashion in Focus. Each FIF will detail the brief history of a garment, accessory or textile. In this FIF Jasmine talks about tuno cloth.
46. Fashion Under Fascism: Part III
lcome #fashionnerds this week Joy and Dana recap the The Costume Society of America’s 44th Annual Meeting and Symposium at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. They talk about some the great presentations they saw, workshops they attended and new friends they made.
45. Fashion Under Fascism: Part II
Welcome to the final part of our Fashion Under Fascism series. Dana tells us about the aesthetics of fascism. Joy covers the rise of ready-to-wear market during WWII and the revival of haute couture. Finally we close this series by discussing the exhibition Stitching Histories From the Holocaust.
Welcome to Part II of Fashion Under Fascism. In this episode we discuss Paris and Germany during the war between 1942-1945. Join us as we share the significance of hat design during World War II and what happened to some of the Paris haute couture designers during the occupation.