Modeling a wedding dress, Miim even took "realistic sidelong glances" at the front row. (If we may, that's not very realistic, since models don't look to the side when they walk down a runway, generally, but we'll excuse Miim only because she's a robot.) Miim's developer hopes she will...

Artist, dandy and generous spirit Iké Udé spoke with Worn Through about the art of sartorial excellence, his inspiration to pursue it and the importance of costume as an index of culture. A resident of New York City, in addition to making our streets a more beautiful place to stroll, Udé...

* Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945 Exhibition ran October 26, 2014 – January 4, 2015 Minneapolis Institute of Arts Curator at MIA: Nicole LaBouff; Curator of exhibition Sonnet Stanfill of Victoria and Albert Museum *First image: Roberto Cavalli Leopard Print Gown Spring/Summer...

But first, I'm happy to share with you some exhibition announcements and tips that other Worn Through readers have shared with me since my last post. In Chicago, Petra reminded me that Chicago Styled: Fashioning the Magnificent Mileat the Chicago History Museum is entering its final...

With the recent focus on fashion and aging this year at Worn Through, from suggested readings to documentaries available on Netflixthat explore the lives of women and men who remain engaged with fashion and style well into their later years, I thought it might be a good moment to review a book...

After assigning projects for fashion design and portfolio classes, grading the work can seem nearly impossible. How do you grade creativity? Without proper planning and communication, grading design can seem subjective and daunting. Even worse, without proper grading criteria, your...

Blow's outfits on display Interestingly, Alistair O'Neill, one of the co-curators of Fashion Galore: Isabella Blow, wrote an engrossing but perhaps esoteric text called London: After a Fashion (2007) which suggested that the motif of the masked figure allows the wearer to "wander,...

The introduction to London Society Fashion states one reason why Firbank's clothing is so noteworthy: "Clothing from this period is often fragile and is as ephemeral as the passing fashions themselves, making this an exceptionally large collection of historic dress to survive from one...

replies only please–sorry I need to save on postage fees In this post we're giving away: The first reader to email me with the correct answer to the following trivia question about Worn Through question can have this book! Here is the question. The answer can be found reading previous...

We've written about Anita Berber before here on Worn Through, the "priestess of depravity," dancer, actress and muse to many during her years in Weimar Berlin. The contemporary images of Berber speak volumes, and viewing the highly-sexualized, sometimes fetishist styling she has inspired in...

 

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