Tag Archives: 2012

2010-2019 – So What Was Fashion?

The decade got off to a glum start in February 2010 with the unexpected passing of fashion’s brightest star, Alexander McQueen (although his last collection would go on to influence women’s fashion well into the decade.) Most fashions at the … Continue reading

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The Year in Fashion – 2012

Was the big fashion news of 2012 a growing popularity for a lower hemline and the more prominant use of ethereal fabrics like chiffon and lace? Not really. The days of fashion actually taking precedence in a news story about … Continue reading

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2012 Emmy’s stand-out gowns…

I honestly don’t care who makes the best or worst dressed lists at celebrity events. However, I do like to see interesting designs and well-styled presentations that I think will stand the test of time, or represent their era in … Continue reading

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12.12.12 – Life in Three Centuries Opens Sept 22

Yesterday we installed our exhibition 12.12.12 at the Markham Museum. 12.12.12 compares life in 1812, 1912, and 2012 through social and pop history – fashion, transportation, and music. The show debuted in March in Guelph, but has been substantially changed for its … Continue reading

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12.12.12 – Life in Three Centuries

The Fashion History Museum’s exhibition ‘12.12.12: Life in Three Centuries’ will open January 21 at the newly renovated Guelph Civic Museum. The exhibition looks at life in 1812, 1912, and 2012 through news headlines, social history, and pop culture: In 1812, … Continue reading

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The Shape of Things to Come? I need your thoughts…

The Fashion History Museum will soon be launching “12.12.12: Life in Three Centuries” An exhibition that will explore the history of 1812, 1912, and 2012 through contemporary styles of social media journalism: top ten lists, what’s hot – what’s not, … Continue reading

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