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Talking About…

Please join me at one or both lectures I am giving in the next couple of weeks. This friday, February 22, at 7:00 p.m. I am talking about the development of foundation garments – the corset, girdle, and bra – … Continue reading

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Women in advertising – literally

From the website Luminous Lint comes these photographs of women dressed in the paraphernalia of products offered by the company they are representing. It seems to have been a popular advertising idea for local parades in the late 1880s and early … Continue reading

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Nuclear Fashion

The Fashion History museum’s exhibition Nuclear Fashion opens Tuesday, October 2 at the Joseph Brant Museum in Burlington, Ontario. This exhibition includes period store mannequins and over 60 advertisements, dating between 1946 and 1964 aimed at the suburban nuclear family for products … Continue reading

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Nuclear Fashion: Selling Style to Suburbia 1946-1964

Better late than never… here are some shots of our exhibition on fashion advertising during the baby boom. The exhibition just closed at the City of Waterloo Museum in Ontario:

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