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With over 7 billion people in the world, we all have one thing in common. Every day we all get dressed. Join Dressed as we explore the social and cultural histories behind the who, what, when of why we wear.

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    • 4.6 • 136 Ratings

With over 7 billion people in the world, we all have one thing in common. Every day we all get dressed. Join Dressed as we explore the social and cultural histories behind the who, what, when of why we wear.

    Introducing Bridgerton: The Official Podcast

    Introducing Bridgerton: The Official Podcast

    Hi, Dressed fans! Since you love this show, you may also enjoy Bridgerton: The Official Podcast. Check out the trailer to see for yourself!
    About the Podcast: “Bridgerton: The Official Podcast” is your official peek behind the curtain of Shondaland's Bridgerton series. Much like Lady Whistledown we'll gossip about how the show was created and have conversations around Bridgerton’s storyline, music, the costumes and sets, the historical context of the era and so much more!
    Don't forget to listen and subscribe to Bridgerton: The Official Podcast on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!
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    • 3 min
    Zelda Wynn Valdes, an interview with Nancy Deihl

    Zelda Wynn Valdes, an interview with Nancy Deihl

    Beloved by sirens of the stage and screen for her curve clinging creations, this week Nany Deihl joins us to discuss Zelda Wynn Valdes. We also bust a few myths about who designed the Playboy Bunny costume.
    RECOMMENDED READING:
    Deihl, Nancy, ed. The Hidden History of American Fashion: Rediscovering 20th Century Women Designers. New York: Bloomsbury, 2018.

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    • 36 min
    Re-Dressed: Supreme Glamour, an Interview with Mary Wilson

    Re-Dressed: Supreme Glamour, an Interview with Mary Wilson

    This week we celebrate the life and legacy of Mary Wilson (1944-2021), founding member of The Supremes and author of the book Supreme Glamour. Ms. Wilson joined us on season 3 to discuss her book, the evolution of the group's now iconic wardrobe and the integral role that fashion--and supreme glamour--played in the success of one of the greatest singing trios of all time.
    Recommended Reading:

    Mary Wilson's Supreme Glamour (Thames and Hudson, 2019)

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    • 45 min
    Refashioning History, an interview with artist Fabiola Jean-Louis

    Refashioning History, an interview with artist Fabiola Jean-Louis

    This week we speak with one of our favorite contemporary artists, Fabiola Jean-Louis, who rewrites history by photographing women of color in the historic silhouettes she painstakingly recreates from paper.
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    • 56 min
    Bonnie Cashin, an interview with Dr. Stephanie Lake, part 2

    Bonnie Cashin, an interview with Dr. Stephanie Lake, part 2

    In the second installment of this episode, we speak about Bonnie's unique design lexicon and how her working methods blazed new territory in the fashion industry.
    RECOMMENDED READING:
    Lake, Stephanie. Bonnie Cashin: Chic is Where You Find It. New York: Rizzoli, 2016.

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    • 48 min
    Bonnie Cashin, an interview with Dr. Stephanie Lake, part 1

    Bonnie Cashin, an interview with Dr. Stephanie Lake, part 1

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    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
136 Ratings

136 Ratings

MsEllieBee ,

Spectacular podcast on the History of Dress

Cassidy and April guide you through exciting topics relating to fashion and dress. They bring their expertise as fashion historians to us in entertaining and informative episodes that explore the incredible world of fashion and dress. This is a fantastic podcast that I would highly reccomend.

Alain LaVerdiere ,

Interesting

A great podcast that explores social history with fashion.

kt in can ,

Great podcast -

My faves are the history mysteries! But I enjoy this show. I’m not “in” to fashion, but this is really interesting.

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