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Canadian Fashion Connection – The Cowichan Sweater

Bulky knit sweaters are unquestionably a Canadian fashion. Their creation has been the result of a fusion of European and Native techniques and designs that developed over the last century. There is some confusion over what to call these bulky yarn sweaters … Continue reading

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Winter Sports is all the Fashion at Ball’s Falls!

The Fashion History Museum has loaned garments for an exhibition of winter sports clothes opening Saturday, November 12, at the Ball’s Falls Centre for Conservation in Jordan, Ontario. The exhibition will be on display until December 23, 2011. Here are some sneak … Continue reading

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