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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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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.

    How to Read a Dress, an Interview with Lydia Edwards

    How to Read a Dress, an Interview with Lydia Edwards

    Fashion historian and author Lydia Edwards joins us to talk about the newly released revised edition of her acclaimed book How to Read a Dress: A Guide to Changing Fashion from the 16th to the 21st Century.
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    • 56 min
    Fashion History Now #35: Fashion Storytelling with Damian Jöel

    Fashion History Now #35: Fashion Storytelling with Damian Jöel

    We are joined by Damian Jöel, an interdisciplinary artist and fashion storyteller whose fashion story "Songs of the Gullah" is at the heart of the new exhibition History is Rarely Black or White on view at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre in Ontario, Canada.
    Further Reading:
    Damian's work: https://linktr.ee/introxdj
    History is Rarely Black or White: https://agnes.queensu.ca/exhibition/history-is-rarely-black-or-white/
    Brooklyn Fashion Academy: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/bklyn-fashion-academy
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    • 43 min
    History is Rarely Black or White: Fashion Storytelling with Jason Cyrus and Anne-Marie Guérin

    History is Rarely Black or White: Fashion Storytelling with Jason Cyrus and Anne-Marie Guérin

    Jason Cyrus and Anne-Marie Guérin join us in a discussion about the complex histories quite literally woven into the cotton garments we wear, the subject of the new exhibition History is Rarely Black or White at Ontario's Agnes Etherington Art Centre's exhibition.
    For more on the exhibit: https://agnes.queensu.ca/exhibition/history-is-rarely-black-or-white/
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    Stained by Nature, an interview with Mimi Prober, part 2

    Stained by Nature, an interview with Mimi Prober, part 2

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    Stained by Nature, an interview with Mimi Prober, part 1

    Stained by Nature, an interview with Mimi Prober, part 1

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    Consumed: The Need for Collective Change, an interview with Aja Barber, part 2

    Consumed: The Need for Collective Change, an interview with Aja Barber, part 2

    In part two of this week's episode, sustainability activist Aja Barber shares how individual consumers can affect change via their buying habits.
    RECOMMENDED READING:
    Barber, Aja, Consumed: The Need for Collective Change: Colonialism, Climate Change and Consumerism. New York: Balance, 2021.

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    • 46 min

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