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Dressed: The History of Fashion

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Rank #9 in Fashion & Beauty category

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Fashion & Beauty
History
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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.

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1049 Ratings
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So so good

By Star71rdg - May 14 2020
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I love this show. Diverse range of topics. Well-researched. I learn so much from this show.

Love this so much

By Shopkins lie - Apr 15 2020
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This is one of the best podcasts ever love both of them keep it going girls

iTunes Ratings

1049 Ratings
Average Ratings
780
130
84
34
21

So so good

By Star71rdg - May 14 2020
Read more
I love this show. Diverse range of topics. Well-researched. I learn so much from this show.

Love this so much

By Shopkins lie - Apr 15 2020
Read more
This is one of the best podcasts ever love both of them keep it going girls
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Dressed: The History of Fashion

Latest release on May 28, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Fashion History Mystery #44: A Brief History of Prom

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To celebrate a quintessential rite of passage being canceled en masse this year due to the pandemic, we bring you a brief history of Prom.

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Apr 23 2020

33mins

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Rank #2: Designing Downton Abbey, an Interview with Anna Mary Scott Robbins

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This week, we speak with Anna Mary Scott Robbins, the costume designer behind one of the most beloved television series, and now films, Downton Abbey.

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Apr 28 2020

54mins

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Rank #3: Freeing the Body: The Birth of Modern Dress

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This week we explore the birth of modern dress, a revolution in fact, that occurred during a period in the early 20th century when women radically altered the way they had been dressing for centuries.

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Mar 06 2018

34mins

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Rank #4: Game of Thrones: What to Wear When Winter is Coming, pt. 2

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Join us for our second installment on the stories and symbolism lovingly stitched into the GoT costumes.


RECOMMENDED READING:

  • Clapton, Michele and Gina McIntyre. Game of Thrones: The Costumes. San Rafael: Insight Editions, 2019.

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Apr 21 2020

46mins

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Rank #5: Game of Thrones: What to Wear When Winter is Coming, pt. 1

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We obsessed. We cried. We stood in awe of the epic saga that was Game of Thrones. Join us for an extra delicious episode where we break down the stories and symbolism lovingly stiched into the GoT costumes.

RECOMMENDED READING:

  • Clapton, Michele and Gina McIntyre. Game of Thrones: The Costumes. San Rafael: Insight Editions, 2019.

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Apr 14 2020

55mins

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Rank #6: A Vanderbilt House Party--The Gilded Age, an Interview with Leslie Klingner

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This week we go behind the scenes of Biltmore Estate's latest exhibition A Vanderbilt House Party--The Gilded Age with the estate's Curator of Interpretation Leslie Klingner.

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Mar 26 2019

49mins

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Rank #7: Holiday Bonus FHM: The History of Glitter

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A symbol of glitz, glamour and celebration, we bring you a special holiday edition on the history of glitter.

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Dec 23 2019

25mins

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Rank #8: Fashion's Frontier: Denim, an interview with Emma McClendon

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For the final episode of Dressed Season 2, we bring you the much-requested history of denim.

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Nov 26 2019

47mins

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Rank #9: When Fashion Kills, an interview with Dr. Alison Matthews David

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Sometimes fashion can kill--literally. From combustible crinolines to strangling scarves, this week we explore fashion's deadly history with Dr. Alison Matthews David, author of the book Fashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress Past and Present.

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Oct 30 2018

56mins

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Rank #10: What the Tux?: a History of the Tuxedo, an interview with Chloe Chapin

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Ever wonder why "acceptable" forms of dress for men are so prescriptive? So formulaic? In this episode we speak to Chloe Chapin about the origins of men's suits and the tuxedo specifically.

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Jan 01 2019

54mins

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Rank #11: Branded: A History of Designer Logos

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Logos and monograms are used by luxury fashion houses to brand their products. This episode investigates the origin stories of the logos used by of four of fashion's most powerful players: Louis Vuitton, Lanvin, Chanel and Louboutin.

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Mar 13 2018

34mins

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Rank #12: Cult Style: an interview with Sarah Byrd

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Where do belief and and clothing intersect? This week we speak to Sarah Byrd about the clothing choices of some of America's fringe religious groups.

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Feb 26 2019

1hr 17mins

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Rank #13: Halloween Costume and Fancy Dress with Benjamin Wild and Lucy Clayton

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Just in time for Halloween, we talk all things dressing up with Lucy Clayton and Dr. Benjamin Wild, co-hosts of the podcast dedicated to that very subject, Dress: Fancy.

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Oct 29 2019

1hr 12mins

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Rank #14: Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

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For artist Frida Kahlo, clothing, art and identity were inextricably linked. The V & A's current exhibition Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up explores the ways Kahlo constructed her iconic image using the clothing and accessories she put on her body.

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Oct 02 2018

46mins

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Rank #15: Re-Dressed: The Swimsuit, a Revealing History, Part I

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In the spirit of summer, we revisit our Season One two part series on one of the most controversial garments in history: the swimsuit.

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Aug 13 2019

53mins

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Rank #16: The Swimsuit: a Revealing History, Part I

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In part one of this two-part series, we explore the origins of one of the most controversial garments in history: the swimsuit.

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Jul 24 2018

52mins

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Rank #17: Fashion and Politics: The French Revolution

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Throughout the history of dress, never have fashion and politics been more entwined than during the French Revolution.

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Aug 14 2018

51mins

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Rank #18: Incredible and Marvelous: Fashion's First Hipsters

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Amid the French Revolution, a youth subculture became notorious for adopting styles so extreme they were dubbed 'incredible' and 'marvelous.' This week we speak about some of fashion's first hipsters: the incroyables and the merveilleuses.

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Aug 21 2018

39mins

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Rank #19: Fashion History Mystery #35:The Vanderbilt Ball

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This week we chat about one of the most sumptuous fancy dress balls the world has ever seen: The Vanderbilt Ball of 1883.

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Oct 31 2019

19mins

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Rank #20: April Goes to Beauty School: the 1944 Du Barry Success Course

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To investigate charm schools of the 1940s, April recently completed the six weeks Du Barry Success Course of diet, exercise, posture and beauty rituals. Tune in to find out how it went!

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Apr 23 2019

56mins

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