Monthly Archives: January 2015

  1. Weber, Caroline. QUEEN OF FASHION: WHAT MARIE ANTOINETTE WORE TO THE REVOLUTION

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    January 16, 2015 by ethelfritha

    On May the 7th, 1770, Maria Antonia Josepha Joanna, Archduchess of Austria, having already married Prince Louis-Auguste of France by …
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  2. Peiss, Kathy. HOPE IN A JAR: THE MAKING OF AMERICA’S BEAUTY CULTURE

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    January 14, 2015 by ethelfritha

    The amount of time it took for cosmeticsĀ to traverse the distance between “painted whore” to “cosmopolitan lady” is astonishingly short. …
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  3. Lee, Michelle. FASHION VICTIM

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    January 12, 2015 by ethelfritha

    Remember the mesh sweater? I remember the mesh sweater very well. I bought one in high school and wore it …
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  4. Conover, Ted. THE ROUTES OF MAN.

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    January 9, 2015 by ethelfritha

    A thousand, five hundred, even one hundred years ago, people mostly stayed put. Of course, sometimes it was necessary to …
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