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The Journal of Design History: Uniforms in Design History Special Issue

The Journal of Design History has published its latest special issue Uniforms in Design History. This issue covers various types of uniforms as well as uniforms from many different countries including Great Britain, Turkey and Japan. http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/4266/2 Special Issue: Uniforms in Design History Volume 24 Issue 2 May 2011 Articles Artemis Yagou Foreword: Uniforms in … Continue reading

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In the Mood: 1940s

http://www.phxart.org/exhibition/exhibitioninthemood.php Ellman Fashion Design Gallery April 3, 2010 – August 15, 2010 Strong-shouldered suits with hats and gloves, and slinky, draped gowns recall the glamour of 1940s fashion. Wartime rationing created restrictions on the amount of material which could be used in a garment, and fostered an atmosphere of patriotic ingenuity and understatement. Women were … Continue reading

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Civil War fashion from Bentonville Battlefield re-enactors

FOUR OAKS, N.C. – Even as soldiers battled in wool flannel uniforms all year, Civil War-era ladies wore wool all year, too. At this weekend’s re-enactment of the Battle of Bentonville (http://www.nchistoricsites.org/bentonvi), Hilda Mariquez and other female re-enactors will be decked out in boots, hoops, corsets and petticoats that may be topped with nets or … Continue reading