Detailed
Compact
Art
Reverse
October 10, 2019
One of the more curious items of masculine dress history, this week we explore the function and symbolism of the codpiece. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
October 8, 2019
Stephen Burrow's bright and slinky clothes defined the disco era. This week we speak with a fashion icon on the occasion of his new collaboration with Target. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
October 1, 2019
This week we explore the style one of rock's most iconic sub-cultures: punk. But what came first, the music or the clothes? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
September 24, 2019
Patrick Kelly took Paris by storm in the 1980s, becoming the first American designer to be inducted into France's distinguished Chambre syndicale du prêt-à-porter. On what would have been Patrick's 65th birthday, we honor his life and legacy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
September 17, 2019
This week we talk with fashion icon and fashion model pioneer Pat Cleveland about her fifty-plus year career in fashion. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
September 12, 2019
This week, April and Cassidy discuss which forgotten fashion staples they would love to make a comeback and which cyclical fashion trends should remain a thing of the past. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
September 10, 2019
Often cited as a progenitor of the American Look, fashion designer Tina Leser's vision was greater than the polarizing discourse of French versus American style. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
September 5, 2019
This week we take a peek inside the Paley Center for Media's exhibition Making Maisel Marvelous. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
September 3, 2019
Periods. A universally taboo topic for 1000s of years, menstruation was only addressed commercially in the early 20th century. We talk the pad's evolution--and all its accompanying accessories--with women's health historian Dr. Shannon Withycombe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 29, 2019
This week we meet Cebastien and Robin, the women behind the botanical beauty line Dryland Wilds, and learn all about their modern day use of the 17th century perfume making process known as enfleurage.https://www.drylandwilds.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 27, 2019
Hot off the press and LIVE from Dallas, join us for our first live episode of Dressed. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 22, 2019
This week's mini-sode explores the story of Juli Lynne Charlot who created a 50s classic: the poodle skirt. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 20, 2019
Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 19, 2019
The Outcast is Out magazine’s debut podcast! Join host Fran Tirado, Out magazine’s deputy editor and Out staffers as they explore queer topics across politics, pop culture, fashion, relationships, money, and more. The Outcast is now available! Listen now. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 15, 2019
We answer a listener query about the moon-shaped manicure of the 1920s and 30s with Suzanne Shapiro, author of Nails: the Story of the Modern Manicure. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 14, 2019
Wondery’s The Moment, hosted by comedian Ingrid Haas, explores some epic real life romances to find the answers to our toughest relationship questions. From a Taylor Swift intervention, to getting betrothed by a horse, this podcast is your real life Rom-Com. Listen now at wondery.fm/dressed Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 13, 2019
In the spirit of summer, we revisit our Season One two part series on one of the most controversial garments in history: the swimsuit. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 8, 2019
In this week's mini-sode we answer a query from a real-life mermaid. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 6, 2019
In the 1960s, Mary Quant launched her fashion revolution amid a rainbow of mini-skirts and hot pants. This week, we explore her life and legacy with Jenny Lister, the curator behind the V&A's exhibition Mary Quant, on view until February 20, 2016. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 1, 2019
This week we discuss the role of auction houses in the collecting of historic dress in a continued conversation with Timothy Long, Director, Senior Specialist of Couture and Luxury Accessories for Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
July 30, 2019
Timothy Long takes us inside the multi-tiered genius of Charles James, the self-taught fashion designer behind some of the most innovative and breathtakingly beautiful designs of the 20th century. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
July 25, 2019
A staple of various style tribes, Nancy MacDonell joins us to speak about the history of the penny loafer. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
July 23, 2019
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and we are joined by Sarah Jean Culbeth to discuss the space age fashions of Pierre Cardin. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
July 18, 2019
This week, we explore the fascinating origins of the so-called "sailor" and "peter pan" style collars. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
July 16, 2019
Animal rights activist and vegan menswear designer Joshua Katcher joins us to talk about the relationship between humans and the animals they wear. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
July 15, 2019
Overcome fears and dump preconceptions about travel and fully engage with the world in a deeply meaningful way. It doesn’t matter if you’re wealthy or not, alone or with your person or people; you can have an amazing adventure. All you need is to open your mind. Don’t think about what I’m telling you, just feel it. It’s not head knowledge, it’s heart knowledge.Listen to Everywhere every Thursday! The first three episodes are now available. Listen here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
July 11, 2019
This week, Cassidy and April discuss the art and history inherent in the latest 2019 Couture Fashion Collections. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
July 9, 2019
For fifty years, Ebony magazine's groundbreaking Fashion Fair brought the crème de la crème of high fashion to audiences across the USA and around the globe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
July 4, 2019
Join us for a peep inside the work of Isabelle de Borchgrave who creates incredible life-size replicas of historic fashions not from silk, velvet and lace, but paper. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
July 2, 2019
Men just might enjoy the comfort of skirts! This week we speak to Michelle Tolini Finamore about her exhibition Gender Bending Fashion which is currently on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
June 27, 2019
It's World Pride month and all things rainbow! This week's minisode discusses the origin of the multicolored pride flag emblazoned upon innumerable garments to be worn this month. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
June 25, 2019
Who gets to wear the pants?! This week we speak to Michelle Tolini Finamore about her exhibition Gender Bending Fashion which is currently on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
June 20, 2019
Cassidy and April discuss a recent New York Time's article by Vanessa Friedman which brings up some interesting questions regarding the relevance and importance of everyday clothing. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
June 18, 2019
This week, exhibition curator Clarissa Esguerra teaches us all about the sophisticated resist-dying ikat technique responsible for the resplendent textiles and garments on display in LACMA's current exhibition Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
June 13, 2019
Tune in this week to learn about the distinctions between what is considered antique versus vintage. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
June 11, 2019
Much more than practical tools for cooling the body, Laura Camerlengo joins us to speak about the myriad of ways fans have been used historically as emblems of status and tools of communication. Her exhibition Fans of the 18th Century is on view now through June 30, 2019 at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
June 6, 2019
Join us for fun with words! Today we address "dress." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
June 4, 2019
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment. In gratitude to the American women who fought for the right to vote, we speak to Raissa Bretaña about the relationship between fashion and the 20th century suffrage movement. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 30, 2019
Today, we answer a listener question about the history of men's facial hair with Dr. Christopher Oldstone-Moore, author of the book Of Beards and Men: the Revealing History of Facial Hair. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 28, 2019
High heels have long been the domain of women--but first they were worn by men. This week, we track the evolution of the high heel as worn by male cavalry to "irrational" women with Bata Shoe Museum Senior Curator Elizabeth Semmelhack. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 23, 2019
This week we discuss the 'shadiest' company around, the world's leading authority on color intelligence, Pantone. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 21, 2019
Fashion history and crime labs may seem like strange bedfellows. This week we speak to real-life dress detective, Amber Butchart, about her work in forensics and fashion history applications outside of museums and design studios. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 16, 2019
Detective hats on, Cassidy and April address a listener question regarding fashion copying: fashion fakes are nothing new, but just when and where did the practice start and why? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 14, 2019
In part two of our interview with embroidery designer Nadia Albertini, we learn how the age old craft is kept alive at the hands of skilled artisans from India to Paris. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 9, 2019
This week we look into the storied history of one of the world's most sought-after social invitations: The Met Gala. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 7, 2019
Today, we learn all about the fascinating history behind one of humankind's oldest forms of adornment with embroidery designer and historian Nadia Albertini. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 2, 2019
This week we answer a query about the once indispensable accessory now lost to time: the chatelaine. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
April 30, 2019
This week we learn how "the new freedom thing in fashion" became the industry standard for the production of women's--and more and more men's-- jeans. This is the story of stretchy jeans. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
April 25, 2019
On this week's edition of Fashion History Mystery, we look into vintage hairstyle terms including the bob and the shingle. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
April 23, 2019
To investigate charm schools of the 1940s, April recently completed the six weeks Du Barry Success Course of diet, exercise, posture and beauty rituals. Tune in to find out how it went! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
April 18, 2019
On this week's edition of Fashion History Mystery, April and Cassidy answer the question: didn't women's long skirts get really dirty in the 19th century? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
April 16, 2019
This week, Cassidy and April take you inside their book Fashion and the Art of Pochoir to learn all about the painterly hand-stenciling technique that redefined fashion illustration in the Art Moderne and Art Deco eras. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
April 11, 2019
In this week's mini-sode we explore how the matter of perspiration has been handled historically. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
April 9, 2019
Alicia Vikander may have won an Oscar for her portrayal of Gerda Wegener in the 2015 film, The Danish Girl, but the film only scratches the surface of this incredible artist's life. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
April 4, 2019
This week we explore the unlikely origin story of Mary Janes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
April 2, 2019
This week we sit down with Oscar-winning costume designer John Bright to discuss his prolific career in film and TV that spans five decades. A collector of historic fashion, John is the founder and owner of the world's leading costume house, Cosprop. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
March 28, 2019
This week, we answer the listener question: are there any fashion designers from the Amish tradition? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
March 26, 2019
This week we go behind the scenes of Biltmore Estate's latest exhibition A Vanderbilt House Party--The Gilded Age with the estate's Curator of Interpretation Leslie Klingner. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
March 21, 2019
This week we answer a listener question about the origin of poka dots, by diving all the way back to the Middle Ages' taboo about wearing spots. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
March 19, 2019
Dubbed "stoutwear" at the turn of the 20th century, Dr. Lauren Downing Peters joins us this week to discuss the history of plus-size fashion. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
March 14, 2019
Following Cardi B's stunning vintage ensembles at the 2019 Grammys, we answer the question posed by many listeners: Who is Thierry Mugler? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
March 12, 2019
This week, we talk to the photographer Tony Vaccaro about his prolific seventy-plus year career photographing fashion, celebrity and World War. His subjects include Dovima, Verushka, Hubert de Givenchy, Pablo Picasso and Georgia O'Keefe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
March 7, 2019
This week Cassidy and April address the question: when is it ok to wear historical clothing and how to preserve our family heirlooms. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
March 5, 2019
It is one thing to study the history of fashion, it is another thing entirely to wear it! This week we meet historical costumers Lauren and Abby, the women behind the historical shoe company and blog American Duchess. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
February 28, 2019
This week, April and Cassidy discuss all things Oscars' fashion! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
February 26, 2019
Where do belief and and clothing intersect? This week we speak to Sarah Byrd about the clothing choices of some of America's fringe religious groups. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
February 21, 2019
This week Cassidy and April share their favorite fashion history books of all time! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
February 19, 2019
In the 1920s, the fearless women that took to the skies became celebrities overnight. How did the media spotlight shape early aviatrixes relationship to fashion and flight? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
February 14, 2019
We answer your questions in our Thursday Fashion History Mystery minisodes! This week we answer the question several of you have posed: 'how do you become a fashion historian?' Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
February 12, 2019
Just in time for Fashion Week, Dressed is back for Season 2 with a behind-the-scenes look at Denver Art Museum's exhibition Dior: From Paris to the World. We are joined by the exhibition's curator and foremost Dior expert Florence Müller. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
January 1, 2019
Ever wonder why "acceptable" forms of dress for men are so prescriptive? So formulaic? In this episode we speak to Chloe Chapin about the origins of men's suits and the tuxedo specifically. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
December 25, 2018
In part two of this two part series, we continue to explore the history of the black dandy into the 20th and 21st centuries with Monica L. Miller, author of the book Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
December 18, 2018
In this illuminating two-part series, we explore the cultural history of black dandyism with Monica L. Miller, author of the book Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
December 11, 2018
From 1922 to 1926, lovers Dorothy Todd and Madge Garland transformed British Vogue into a forum for artists, writers and other luminaries of the modernist--and queer--avant-garde. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
December 4, 2018
This week Miren Arzalluz, Director of the Palais Galliera in Paris, joins us to discuss the "master of us all," Cristóbal Balenciaga. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
November 27, 2018
This week marks the 45th anniversary of one of American fashion's greatest moments. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Robin Givhan joins us to discuss a legendary fashion face-off between French haute couture and American design. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
November 20, 2018
Ladies in pants, oh my! We recently had the pleasure of joining Anney Reese on Stuff Mom Never Told You to discuss the history of the short-lived "Bloomerism" movement of the 19th century and its continued importance to feminism today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
November 15, 2018
In 1979, Roger Burton worked with punk style innovators Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McClaren to design their boutique World's End. The couple soon went their separate ways but were reunited at Burton's 1993 exhibition of their work Vive le Punk. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
November 13, 2018
This week we explore the clothing of rebellious youth sub-cultures from the 1940s to the 1960s with vintage collector, costume designer--and original Mod--Roger Burton. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
November 6, 2018
This week, we explore the fashion origins and evolution of the Philippino terno with guest Gino Gonzales, co-author of the book Fashionable Filipinas. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
November 1, 2018
For a bonus minisode in honor of Halloween, we "dissect" the iconic flapper look from head to toe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
October 30, 2018
Sometimes fashion can kill--literally. From combustible crinolines to strangling scarves, this week we explore fashion's deadly history with Dr. Alison Matthews David, author of the book Fashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress Past and Present. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
October 23, 2018
We get puurrrfectly WILD this week with author, activist and burlesque superstar Jo Weldon! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
October 16, 2018
Today we speak with Dr. Valerie Steele, Director of The Museum at FIT, about her exhibition Pink: A Pretty, Punk, Powerful Color. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
October 9, 2018
A tribute to the passing of American fashion insider, Ruth Finley, whose Fashion Calendar was and continues to be a critical element in producing Fashion Week. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
October 2, 2018
For artist Frida Kahlo, clothing, art and identity were inextricably linked. The V & A's current exhibition Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up explores the ways Kahlo constructed her iconic image using the clothing and accessories she put on her body. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
September 27, 2018
In this week's bonus episode, we continue our conversation with Sarah Scaturro, head conservator at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
September 25, 2018
This week, we go behind the scenes of the exhibition Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination with Sarah Scaturro, head conservator at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
September 18, 2018
One of American fashion's first famous designers wasn't American at all. Meet Valentina Schlee, the intoxicatingly beautiful Russian lover of Greta Garbo who lied about nearly everything. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
September 13, 2018
In honor of New York Fashion Week, we speak with Dr. Rebecca Arnold about the origins of American style. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
September 11, 2018
Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was one of the 20th and 21st centuries great luminaries, most famous for his prolific career as a photojournalist for LIFE magazine. A man of many talents, this week we explore his unlikely career as a fashion photographer. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
September 4, 2018
This week we talk to Egyptologist--and vintage fashion aficionada-- Dr. Colleen Darnell about the role of clothing and artifice in the lives of the Ancient Egyptians. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 28, 2018
The fashion industry is the world's second largest polluter. This week we talk to fashion designer and educator Tara St. James about the intersection of fashion and sustainability in the past, present and what we can do to impact the future. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 21, 2018
Amid the French Revolution, a youth subculture became notorious for adopting styles so extreme they were dubbed 'incredible' and 'marvelous.' This week we speak about some of fashion's first hipsters: the incroyables and the merveilleuses. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 14, 2018
Throughout the history of dress, never have fashion and politics been more entwined than during the French Revolution. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
August 7, 2018
This week we talk about a century of fashion photography with Paul Martineau, curator of the new exhibition Icons of Style at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
July 31, 2018
From the bikini to the thong, this week we explore the continued evolution of one of the most controversial garments in history: the swimsuit. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
July 24, 2018
In part one of this two-part series, we explore the origins of one of the most controversial garments in history: the swimsuit. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
July 17, 2018
This week we meet Israeli swimwear designer and innovater Lea Gottlieb (1918-2012), the visionary founder of the luxury swimwear brand Gottex. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
July 10, 2018
In this week’s episode, we meet the men behind the fashion: Étienne de Silhouette (1709-1767) and Jules Leotard (1842-1870). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Loading earlier episodes...
    15
    15
      0:00:00 / 0:00:00