Fall Winter Season 2021

Brimmer Doane Morrison This article is originally written for the College of Wooster Voice a student newspaper, November 2021: "Voice Fall/Winter Mood board and Fashion Viewpoint"             As the Ohio fall gets colder, the athletes go to their freezing night practices and everyone is studying until they have heart palpitations it is certainly hard to… Continue reading Fall Winter Season 2021

Fashion Scans From Style Deficit Disorder

These scans will ultimately be part of a larger research project for looking at consumer capitalism within exchange of fashion culture between Japan and France. These scans are of COMME des GARÇONS, Gothic Lolita and Visual Kei style. For the COMME des GARÇONS scans of Body Meets Dress, Dress Meets Body Spring/Summer 1997 it represents… Continue reading Fashion Scans From Style Deficit Disorder

Angolan and Brazilian Cultural Exchange

About This research paper will be exploring the cultural exchange between Angola and Brazil following the fashions that travel between the two countries through “Suitcase Traders” and Kuduro music that has strong cultural roots in Angola. This project will explore why Angola and Brazil are linked together as Lusophone cultures across the Atlantic through fashion… Continue reading Angolan and Brazilian Cultural Exchange

Gorpcore and its Cultural Influences

Named after hiker’s favorite trail snack “Good Ol’ Raisins and Peanuts,” gorpcore includes a strong hiking aesthetic that is built and layered for a more urban lifestyle. This aesthetic does not come from high fashion or the runway but instead from the tops of mountains where utility, comfort and usability come paramount. The brands that… Continue reading Gorpcore and its Cultural Influences

Fashion and Culture in the French Anime Code Lyoko

Code Lyoko is a French cartoon created by Thomas Romain and Tania Palumbo and produced by the MoonScoop Group. At the beginning of the story, Jeremy Belpois finds a super-computer in which he finds the virus X.A.N.A. and a girl named Aelita trapped inside the virtual world of Lyoko. The plot then follows several teenagers… Continue reading Fashion and Culture in the French Anime Code Lyoko

The Delicate Touch of René Lalique

Rene Lalique's life changed the landscape of jewelry and fine glass such as perfume bottles at the turn of the 20th century in Europe. Lalique was born in the Marne region of France and after the death of his father, became an apprentice of Louis Aucoc and attended classes at École nationale supérieure des Arts… Continue reading The Delicate Touch of René Lalique

About Me

I am a History Major and French Minor at the College of Wooster. I am a fashion and music historian that focuses on both post modern expression of music and dress. I have a passion for digital archiving, fashion trend research, writing about the clothes that I love and the cultural influences that surround them.… Continue reading About Me