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An 18th-century illustration of a woman in a crinoline. James Francis Driscoll collection of historical American sheet music/The Internet Archive

Video: The fashionable history of social distancing

From the bird masks of plague doctors and large voluminous skirts to hat pins and face masks, this video provides a quick tour through the history of protective fashion.
From Country to Culture: Artist: Lisa Waup. Designer: Verner. Collection: Journeys. Dylan Buckee

How Indigenous fashion designers are taking control and challenging the notion of the heroic, lone genius

Indigenous fashion design today is being shaped by First Nations people at every level.
Billy Porter arrives for the 91st annual Academy Awards ceremony. February 24, 2019. EPA-EFE

Why shouldn’t men wear skirts?

Will men ever escape the tyranny of trousers?
Claire Sermonne as Louise de Rohan in the television series Outlander. Left Bank Pictures, imdb

How accurate are the costumes in TV period dramas?

From The Crown to Outlander to classics such as Pride and Prejudice, clothes make a period drama. In The Crown, historical accuracy was crucial; other shows incorporate modern elements.

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