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Collection of interesting, beautiful, innovative, and thought-provoking articles and images related to the study of dress, fashion, and costume history.
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A Never-Before-Seen Glimpse of Into The Woods’ Original Costume Designs | Playbill

A Never-Before-Seen Glimpse of Into The Woods’ Original Costume Designs  | Playbill | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
How Tony Award-winning costume designer Ann Hould-Ward re-invented the fairy tale.
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Playbill visited Ann Hould-Ward as she opened up her “show bible” for Into the Woods to exclusively share never-before-seen sketches, photos and inspirations that are now a part of Broadway history.
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Presentation Software - Zeetings

Presentation Software - Zeetings | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
Presentation software that supports Q&A sessions, polling, slide sharing to mobile devices, audience data collection.

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“The Atlas Of Beauty”

“The Atlas Of Beauty” | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
I’m a photographer from Romania that quit her job and started a new life. Two years ago I took my backpack, my camera and begun to travel around the globe, photographing hundreds of natural women surrounded by their culture.
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Bata Shoe Museum displays rare Arctic footwear in new exhibit

Bata Shoe Museum displays rare Arctic footwear in new exhibit | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
The Bata Shoe Museum has put rare pieces of traditional Arctic footwear on display in a new, semi-permanent exhibition.
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20 free fashion books to download from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

20 free fashion books to download from The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
Did you know that you can download 425 books and exhibition catalogs from The Metropolitan Museum of Art for free? This isn't April fools, this is the wonderful reality of open culture.
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The History Of Kimono Design In 15 Beautiful Images

The History Of Kimono Design In 15 Beautiful Images | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
The new book Kimono: The Art And Evolution Of Japanese Fashion takes us on a visual tour through centuries of design tradition.
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From corsets to bras: Britain to commemorate history of First World War women

From corsets to bras: Britain to commemorate history of First World War women | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
The official commemorations of the First World War are going to explore the contribution of women through fashion
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Bear Costumes, Dancing, Donuts—Inside Ukraine's Biggest Party

Bear Costumes, Dancing, Donuts—Inside Ukraine's Biggest Party | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
The colorful festival has lived on for thousands of years, fueling Ukrainian identity in times of turmoil.
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The Birth of Fashion Magazines | JSTOR Daily

The Birth of Fashion Magazines | JSTOR Daily | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
Fashion magazines, which first emerged in the 19th century, bridged notions of femininity with an increasingly consumerist society.
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One Thread at a Time, RISE the New Ethnic Fashion Brand Empowering Women through Weaving - Haute Culture

One Thread at a Time, RISE the New Ethnic Fashion Brand Empowering Women through Weaving - Haute Culture | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
RISE is a non-profit ethnic fashion brand incorporating Italian leather and hand-woven tribal textiles made by Karen hill tribe artisans in Thailand.
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These 15 Fascinating History Sites Make the Past Come Alive

These 15 Fascinating History Sites Make the Past Come Alive | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
History isn't just the subject we left behind in school. These 15 interactive (but educational) websites and tools prove that the re-telling of historical events can be entertaining and fun.

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Denim: Fashion's Frontier | Fashion Institute of Technology

Denim: Fashion's Frontier | Fashion Institute of Technology | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
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Guest Post | Analyzing the Elements of Art: Six Ways to Think About Shape

Guest Post | Analyzing the Elements of Art: Six Ways to Think About Shape | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
Welcome to the fourth piece in our Seven Elements of Art series, in which Kristin Farr of KQED Art School helps students make connections between formal art instruction and our daily visual culture.
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“Pink Tax” Raises Price On Women’s Apparel | Texas A&M Today

“Pink Tax” Raises Price On Women’s Apparel | Texas A&M Today | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
Accusations of sexist pricing, or a “pink tax,” on products designated for women by some retailers, was a major topic of discussion during the latest H...
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Sandy Powell Profiled - Manhattan Wardrobe Supply

Sandy Powell Profiled - Manhattan Wardrobe Supply | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
Sandy Powell has been a costume designer for film for over 30 years and has worked with renowned artists such as Scorsese, Todd Haynes and Derek Jarman
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The Costume Design of HAMILTON! - Tyranny of Style

The Costume Design of HAMILTON! - Tyranny of Style | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
The Costume Design of HAMILTON on Broadway! Interview with costume designer Paul Tazewell.
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History of Blue Jeans: From Workwear to High Fashion

History of Blue Jeans: From Workwear to High Fashion | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
Since the days of the California gold rush to the current era of $3000 denin-wear, jeans have been cultural fixtures. Here's look at their history as symbols of sex, hip-hip and high fashion.
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Unpublished Black History - U.S.

Unpublished Black History - U.S. | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
Revealing moments in black history, with unpublished photos from The New York Times's archives.
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How Tina Fey got Sarah Palin's bolero for SNL

How Tina Fey got Sarah Palin's bolero for SNL | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
It wasn’t so easy for Saturday Night Live to acquire Sarah Palin’s full metal jacket for Tina Fey.
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Up Close with the Elaborate Civil War–Era Costumes of Mercy Street

Up Close with the Elaborate Civil War–Era Costumes of Mercy Street | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
See below for Harrell’s sketches for the show, alongside photographs of the finished product, and her comments about her work on Mercy Street.
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Ribbon cutting ceremony kicks off Career Closet

Ribbon cutting ceremony kicks off Career Closet | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
Tuesday morning marked the beginning of a new semester at Texas A&M and the beginning of a new initiative to provide any student in need with business clothing.
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Understanding Shakespeare

Understanding Shakespeare | Texas A&M Costume and Dress | Scoop.it
Understanding Shakespeare is a collaborative project between JSTOR Labs and the Folger Shakespeare Library. It’s a research tool that allows students, educators and scholars to use the text of Shakespeare’s plays to quickly navigate into the scholarship written about them—line by line.
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Pick a play. Click a line. Instantly see articles on JSTOR that reference the line.

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