I’m noticing an alarming trend on social media, and that is the insistence of many that autumn is in the air. Personally, I refuse to believe this nonsense, as I’m pretty sure that last week it as the beginning of June. So, enough with the winter’s coming talk!
And now for some news…
- The Worthing Museum of Brighton University has a great feature called Objects Unwrapped, in which objects from the collection are researched and written about.
- The ongoing problem with preserving items made of synthetic materials extends to bathing suits. Thanks to Betts for the link.
- The archive at Italian brand Max Mara is simply amazing.
- If nothing else, Paul Manafort is guilty of crimes against fashion and of good taste.
- Bihor Couture, not Dior couture.
- If you can’t get to New York to see Fashion Unraveled at the Museum at FIT, you can still explore the concepts on their website.
- The importance of the artifact is made clear with one little girl’s sweater. This article also effectively highlights the evils of Nazism.
- The American Civil War meant hard times for textile workers in Britain.
- The Imperial War Museum site is showing art made by women artists during WWI depicting women at work.