Dressed: The History of Fashion

27 Episodes

Fashion history is about more than pretty clothes. Dressed explores the incredibly rich and complex history behind the clothes we wear.

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Fashion and Politics: The French Revolution

August 14th, 2018

51:48
Throughout the history of dress, never have fashion and politics been more entwined than during the French Revolution.

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A Century of Fashion Photography, an interview with Paul Martineau

August 7th, 2018

47:34
This week we talk about a century of fashion photography with Paul Martineau, curator of the new exhibition Icons of Style at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. 

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The Swimsuit: a Revealing History, Part II

July 31st, 2018

40:32
From the bikini to the thong, this week we explore the continued evolution of one of the most controversial garments in history: the swimsuit.

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The Swimsuit: a Revealing History, Part I

July 24th, 2018

52:30
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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Lea Gottlieb & Gottex Swimwear, an interview with Keren Ben-Horin

July 17th, 2018

1:00:00
This week we meet Israeli swimwear designer and innovater Lea Gottlieb (1918-2012), the visionary founder of the luxury swimwear brand Gottex. 

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Silhouette and Leotard: a Tale of Two Men?

July 10th, 2018

50:25
In this week’s episode, we meet the men behind the fashion: Étienne de Silhouette (1709-1767) and Jules Leotard (1842-1870).

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The Gentleman Couturier: Hubert de Givenchy

July 3rd, 2018

41:11

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