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With over 8 billion people in the world, we all have one thing in common: everyday, we all get dressed. Join fashion historians April Calahan and Cassidy Zachary in celebrating the who, what, when of why we wear throughout history and around the world.

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With over 8 billion people in the world, we all have one thing in common: everyday, we all get dressed. Join fashion historians April Calahan and Cassidy Zachary in celebrating the who, what, when of why we wear throughout history and around the world.

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English


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Dressed Classic: When Fashion Kills, an interview with Dr. Alison Matthews David

7/19/2024
This week we bring you one of our past favorite episodes from the Dressed closet. Dr. Alison Matthews David joins us to speak about her book and exhibition Fashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress Past and Present which explores killer fashion and the myriad of ways clothing has historically been involved in incidents of untimely deaths. Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? Our website and classesOur Instagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:53:03

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Let’s “Dress Up”! with Curators theo tyson and Emily Stoehrer

7/17/2024
This week, we are joined by theo tyson and Emily Stoehrer, the co-curators of the MFA Boston's current exhibition Dress Up, which celebrates the equally significant role that dress and jewelry play in the deeply personal act and art of dressing up. Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:42:52

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Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion, part II, an interview with Bethany Gingrich and Elizabeth Shaeffer

7/12/2024
In part II of our episode on The Met's exhibition Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion, we chat with Associate Conservator Elizabeth Shaeffer and Collections Specialist Bethany Gingrich about their roles at The Costume Institute and the hidden labor that goes into mounting blockbuster fashion exhibitions. Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:44:56

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Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion, part I, an interview with Andrew Bolton

7/10/2024
Andrew Bolton joins us in part I of this two-part episode exploring The Metropolitan Museum of Art's blockbuster exhibition Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion. With more than 220 objects--all united under the theme of the natural world--the show seeks to evoke the sensory and ephemeral nature of fashion. Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:51:44

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Spanish Fashion in the Age of Velázquez: A Tailor at the Court of Philip IV with Amanda Wunder, Part 2

7/5/2024
Historian Amanda Wunder joins us in a two-part episode that illuminates the remarkable life and work of Mateo Aguado, royal court tailor to the Queens of Spain from 1630 to 1672. Aguado is the subject at the heart of her book Spanish Fashion in the Age of Velázquez: A Tailor at the Court of Philip IV. Further learning: Sofía Rodríguez Bernis's article "Where Clothing was Kept," in Spanish Fashion at the Courts of Early Modern Europe Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:47:15

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Spanish Fashion in the Age of Velázquez: A Tailor at the Court of Philip IV with Amanda Wunder, Part I

7/3/2024
Historian Amanda Wunder joins us in a two-part episode that illuminates the remarkable life and work of Mateo Aguado, royal court tailor to the Queens of Spain from 1630 to 1672. Aguado is the subject at the heart of her book Spanish Fashion in the Age of Velázquez: A Tailor at the Court of Philip IV. Further learning: Sofía Rodríguez Bernis's article "Where Clothing was Kept," in Spanish Fashion at the Courts of Early Modern Europe Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:58:24

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Truman Capote's Black and White Ball

6/30/2024
Today we explore one of the most fabulous parties New York City has ever seen, Truman Capote's Black and White Ball. Held at The Plaza hotel on November 28, 1966 as a masked fancy dress ball with a strict dress code of black and white, Capote gathered together a global coterie of artists, intellectuals, politicians and the international jet set for one of the most sought-after invitations of the 20th century. Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? Our website and classesOur Instagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:23:47

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Piece of My Heart, an interview with Penelope Tree

6/27/2024
Penelope Tree, one of the most iconic faces in modeling history, joins us to speak about her recently released novel, Piece of My Heart, a fictionalized account of Tree’s own life, loves and meteoric rise to success as an international It Girl during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:44:04

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Stitching Freedom: Embroidery and Incarceration with Isabella Rosner, Part 2

6/21/2024
Welcome to part 2 of our conversation with embroidery historian Isabella Rosner who joins us to discuss her recently published book/zine Stitching Freedom: Embroidery and Incarceration which explores the embroidery made in prisons and mental health hospitals through the surviving works of twelve individuals. Each of which stand as a testament to the triumphs and sorrows of the human spirit and a reminder of "what can be created when freedom is out of reach." More from Isabella: InstagramWebsiteSew What? Podcast Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:31:42

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Stitching Freedom: Embroidery and Incarceration with Isabella Rosner, Part I

6/19/2024
Embroidery historian Isabella Rosner joins us to discuss her recently published book/zine Stitching Freedom: Embroidery and Incarceration which explores the embroidery made in prisons and mental health hospitals through the surviving works of twelve individuals who are a testament to the triumphs and sorrows of the human spirit and a reminder of "what can be created when freedom is out of reach." More from Isabella: InstagramWebsiteSew What? Podcast Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:53:26

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Fashion History Now #62

6/14/2024
In this episode we chat about the latest news from Black Barbieland, our thoughts on Bridgerton season 3, an incredible exhibition of textiles woven from Golden Orb Weaving Spider silk threads and the work of Korean artist Choi So Young, who repurposes denim and other garments to create mind-blowing collage works depicting the complex geometries of her homeland's cityscapes. Recommended resources: Golden Orb Weaver Spider silk cape Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:19

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The Fasten-ating History of Closing Clothes

6/12/2024
We explore the fasten-ating history of closing clothes through the lens of three of the most familiar fasteners in our wardrobes today: zippers, velcro, and magnets! Additional Resources: Don't Say Velcro! video Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:54

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Fashion History Now #61: Listener Mail Roundup

6/7/2024
This week we open up our listener mail to discuss affordable options for ethically made garments, recommend some additional fashion history books for kids and chat about some listener requested episodes that are currently in the works. Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? Our website and classesOur Instagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:22:27

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Beach Pajamas: From Sleepwear to Sportswear, an interview with Janine D'Agati and Hannah Schiff

6/5/2024
This week fashion historians and vintage collectors Janine D'Agati and Hannah Schiff join us to discuss their book From Sleepwear to Sportswear: How Beach Pajamas Reshaped Women's Fashion which presents groundbreaking new research on beach pajamas as a missing piece of the puzzle in women's adoption of pants in the early 20th century. Check out Janine's online shop Guermantes Vintage. Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:49:43

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Kimono: Art, Craft, Storytelling with Keita Motoji and Mark McNulty of Ginza Motoji, Part II

5/31/2024
We continue our conversation with Keita Motoji and Mark McNulty of Ginza Motoji, Japan's premiere speciality kimono purveyor dedicated to preserving and celebrating the art--and artisans--of kimono. In Part II of this episode, we learn about the different types of kimono and the continued significance of the kimono in Japan today. Learn more about Ginza Motoji: Company's website@ginza_motoji@keitamotoji Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:20

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Kimono: Art, Craft, Storytelling with Keita Motoji and Mark McNulty of Ginza Motoji, Part I

5/29/2024
Today, we are joined by Keita Motoji and Mark McNulty of Ginza Motoji, Japan's premiere speciality kimono purveyor dedicated to preserving and celebrating the art--and artisans--of kimono. In Part I of this episode, they take us behind the seams of the kimono process to meet the makers responsible for its creation. Learn more about Ginza Motoji: Company's website@ginza_motoji@keitamotoji Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:43:57

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Fashion & Disability, an interview with Dr. Kate Annett-Hitchcock, part II

5/25/2024
In part II of our episode this with week with Dr. Kate Annett-Hitchcock we chat about some of the 20th and 21st initiatives in the realm of fashion and disability including the work of Helen Cookman's line of Functional Fashions which featured the work of noted American designers Bonnie Cashin and Pauline Trigère. Recommended reading: Kate Annett-Hitchcock, The Intersection of Fashion & Disability: A Historical Analysis, 2024 Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? Our website and classesOur Instagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:25:59

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Fashion and Disability, an interview with Kate Annett-Hitchcock, pt I

5/22/2024
This week Dr. Kate Annett-Hitchcock joins us for a two-part episode to speak about her recently released book The Intersection of Fashion and Disability: A Historical Analysis which spans more than 500 years of dressing for disability. Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:45:23

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Supreme Women: Iconic Black Models, Actresses and Sirens with Marcellas Reynolds, Part II

5/17/2024
We continue to meet the singing style icons at the heart of Marcellas Reynolds's book Supreme Sirens: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Music. Want more Supreme Women? Supreme Actresses: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized HollywoodSupreme Models: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized FashionWant more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:40:55

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Supreme Women: Iconic Black Models, Actresses and Sirens with Marcellas Reynolds, Part I

5/15/2024
Marcellas Reynolds is back to talk about the final book in his fashion forward Supreme Women series: Supreme Sirens: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Music. Want more Supreme Women? Supreme Actresses: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized HollywoodSupreme Models: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? websiteclassesInstagrambookshelf Our Sponsors: * Check out BetterHelp: betterhelp.com/DRESSED * Check out Happy Mammoth and use my code DRESSED for a great deal: happymammoth.com * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:32:32