The word “luxury” is often mentioned in relation to fashion. But, what, exactly, is...
Category: Visual Culture & The Arts
The lack of diversity and representation is one of fashion’s most widely discussed issues...
This week’s reading list examines the visual culture of Blackness as it is expressed through the...
The relationship between Blackness and luxury fashion, with its long history of exploitation, erasure, and appropriation, is complex and fraught.
This week’s reading list highlights five sources from our Library that explore the complex relationship between textiles and the cultures of the African diaspora.
Textiles are an essential part of fashion, even though they are often studied separately from dress styles themselves.
This list features dynamic conversations about Black fashion history, including interviews with Black artists, academics, and cultural commentators.
Both fashion exhibitions and Latin American fashion have received increasing attention around the globe in recent decades.
The museum is an essential space within historiographical discourses because it facilitates, in part, the ways we collectively remember our pasts and the ways in which we create and curate our own histories.
This list explores moments of Black fashion history as they appear in documentary film.
This week, Research Assistant Adriana Hill is guiding us through what she has found on Indigenous dress, with a collection of exhibitions that showcase dress, adornment and photography.