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  • Put some Respect on my Breeches

    Put some Respect on my Breeches

    Material Culture and Display in Renaissance Italy In renaissance Italy over fourteen different sumptuary laws were put into effect from 1550-1650 in Florence and 8 different time in Sienna.[1] These laws were to limit the amount of luxury and spending people could spend on rich textiles like velvet and silk. Fashion overall was changed by […]

  • Independent Study: Grotesque Cultural Exchange; A Study of Japanese Fashion History

    Independent Study: Grotesque Cultural Exchange; A Study of Japanese Fashion History

    Abstract: Focusing first on the importance of Rei Kawakubo in developing her own essays on abjection through her business, Comme des Garcons, was how French fashion gatekeepers allowed an outsider, in. Not simply because of the mystical designs that participated in Japonisme/orientalism, but because she purposefully created a new material identity through cultural capitalism. By […]

  • Winter Trends 2022

    Winter Trends 2022

    This winter classics are coming back with subversive undertones. Transitioning into a digital world, all the while trying to stand out when we do go out into public has shifted the whole fashion industry. Many of us are trying more natural methods of living and dressing, but at the same time wanting to act out […]

  • Fall Winter Season 2021

    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 […]