Fashion History Lesson
Fashion History Lesson: the Origins, and Explosive Growth, of Athleisure
Athleisure as we know it today evolved from a century-long history of American sportswear.
Fashion History Lesson: The Evolution and Importance of the First Lady's Style
Today, the first lady is a celebrity in her own right, and with that comes widespread interest in her clothing choices. Plus, with the 2020 election on the horizon, how might we treat first gentleman fashion?
Fashion History Lesson: The Subversive Power of Tulle
Is it a coincidence that one of the most traditionally feminine fabrics seems to be making a resurgence in the wake of the #metoo movement?
Fashion History Lesson: The Real Story Behind Fake Fur
Whether for saving money or saving animals, faux fur reflects the current state of the fashion industry.
Fashion History Lesson: The Origin and Escalation of Holiday Shopping Season and Black Friday
From the 1880s until today, the pursuit of holiday deals has been considered an American custom, family tradition, topic of political debate, and barbaric ritual all wrapped into one consumer frenzy.
Fashion History Lesson: Celebrity Clothing Lines Date Back to the 1800s
A brief look at how the concept of celebrity branding first came to be, and why celebrity influence continues to be a dominate force in the fashion industry today.
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Fashion History Lesson: The Bob Haircut, Feminism's Ultimate Style Statement
This short-and-chic hairdo has a long history of shaking up the status quo.
Fashion History Lesson: The Bond Between Ladies and Levi's
From cowgirls to “It” girls, Levi’s jeans have helped to empower women through fashion.
Fashionista Is Officially Opening Up Shop in Los Angeles
As Fashionista turns 10, I'm moving to LA to become our first West Coast editor, so I'm going to get nostalgic for a sec.
Fashion History Lesson: The Boozy Evolution of the Cocktail Dress
From the early 1900s to now, this semi-formal style has survived the flapper era, prohibition, '90s minimalism and much more.
Fashion History Lesson: The Truth Behind Chanel No. 5
A deep dive into one of the world's most iconic fragrances.
Fashion History Lesson: The Connection Between Fashion, Felines and Females
History proves fashion's obsession with cats is more than a passing trend.
Fashion History Lesson: The Evolution of Runway Shows
From salons to stadiums, a brief look at how catwalks evolved into the social media spectacles that we know them as today.
Fashion History Lesson: How Halston, Levi Strauss and Ralph Lauren Changed Olympic Uniforms
We took a look back at Team USA uniforms at the Olympic Games, and the designer partnerships that make them possible.
Fashion History Lesson: Red Lipstick Has a Tumultuous Past
If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, red lipstick is her fearless ally.
Fashion History Lesson: The Origins of Fast Fashion
From the 1800s to now: how your favorite impulse shopping destinations came to be.