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Book Review: Couture and Commerce: The Transatlantic Fashion Trade in the 1950s

(Originally blogged September 28, 2010) I originally wrote this review back in spring 2002 for the Costume Society of Ontario’s newsletter, and it was also published on the Vintage Fashion Guild’s site, but as this book remains the best on … Continue reading

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Marie Antoinette’s Dress at the Royal Ontario Museum

(Originally blogged October 26, 2008) Last week I made sure I made my way to the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) to view a dress with disputable but convincing evidence of having once belonged to Queen Marie Antoinette of France. This … Continue reading

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