Occasional posts involving fashion history, libraries and/or other intriguing finds

  • Book Review – Fashion Crimes: Dressing for Deviance

    May 20, 2021 by

    Featured in the The Journal of Dress History, Volume 5, Issue 2, Early Summer 2021. “When a crime is reported, is it significant that clothing is often referred to in identifying the perpetrators or victims? Edited by Joanne Turney, Fashion Crimes: Dressing for Deviance consists of fourteen essays examining how items of clothing can become… Read more

  • Resources for Recreating Clothing at Shakespeare’s Globe

    July 27, 2020 by

    This past winter, as a volunteer at Shakespeare’s Globe Archives and Library, I had the honor of cataloguing the files containing Jenny Tiramani’s fashion history research during her time at the Globe. In her quest to create historically authentic clothing for productions there, she studied existing garments, primary source material and used historical construction techniques.… Read more

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