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Welcome to the Unravel's new minisode series: Fashion in Focus. Each FIF will detail the brief history of a garment, accessory or textile. In this Fashion In Focus Jasmine discusses the history of the T-shirt.
In this episode from our 2017 Costume Society of America Series, Joy talks to Dr. Denise Green, Director of the Cornell Costume and Textile Collection. Dr. Green discusses her curation process for the exhibition, The Biggest Little Fashion City: Ithaca & Silent Film Style.
Royal Vintage Shoes was founded in 2015 by Lauren Stowell and Abby Cox and produces vintage style shoes inspired by the 1920s, 30s, & 40s. In this episode, Jasmine talks to Lauren Stowell, about the brand and how they re-create classic shoes from the past for the 21st century costumer.
Happy Halloween! This is our annual Halloween Extravaganza episode, and this year, it is extravagant. Jasmine, Dana and Joy discuss the costuming and historical context for three of their favorite Witchy Halloween movies: The Witch (2015), The Craft (1996) and Hocus Pocus (1993)!
Welcome to another episode from our Costume Society of America 2017 series. Joy interviews Jenna Kuttruff, Ph.D. Department Head and Professor of Textiles, Apparel Design and Merchandising at Louisiana State University about her presentation: “The Burial Cap of a Mid-Nineteenth Century African American Woman from Queens.”
Dana and Jasmine interview Regan Loggans about the museum education programs she organized for the Native Fashion Now exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.
Welcome to the second episode in the Unravel Roundtable Series. In this episode Dana and Jasmine talk to academic activist Regan Loggans about the history of cultural appropriation in fashion. Together they define appropriation and go all the way back to ancient Greece and Rome to cover a range of appropriation cases in fashion into the present.