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You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
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Sophie Gimbel Designs For Saks -- And Dolls!

Sophie Gimbel Designs For Saks -- And Dolls! | You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important | Scoop.it
Because you know I obsess over things... Like Gimbels department stores... I was working on another set of doll articles for Diane’s Doll Hospital (this time on vintage walker dolls from the 1950s;...
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About the first American fashion designer to be on the cover of Time magazine.

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Is Wearing Vintage Fashions Feminist? (Or, Sign Of The Times 1948)

Is Wearing Vintage Fashions Feminist? (Or, Sign Of The Times 1948) | You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important | Scoop.it

At my vintage living blog, Things Your Grandmother Knew, I’ve written about the tendency to romanticize the past, but I recently read two blog posts discussing vintage fashion in terms of “the vintage girl being the new feminist” and thought it was time to discuss the subject from a more feminist angle…

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Context matters.

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Gracie Passette's curator insight, November 27, 2013 5:25 PM

Whether your passion is vintage fashion orsex positivity, you'll like this.

 

Thanks @Deanna Dahlsad for including sex workers in this post!

Gracie Passette's curator insight, November 27, 2013 5:29 PM

Whether your passion is vintage fashion or sex positivity, you'll like this.

Gracie Passette's curator insight, November 27, 2013 5:30 PM

Whether your passion is vintage fashion or sex positivity, you'll like this ~ it mentions sex workers in a positive light too.

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Things Your Grandmother Knew: Remember Grandma's Apron?

Things Your Grandmother Knew: Remember Grandma's Apron? | You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important | Scoop.it
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Check Out Girls #YesAllWomen

Check Out Girls #YesAllWomen | You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important | Scoop.it
I've written / ranted about this sort of thing before. If I let myself shop a lot, I could make a whole website devoted to this subject of inappropriate clothing that sexualizes children. That's sa...
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Fashion & Sewing Pattern History, Part Two | Inherited Values

Fashion & Sewing Pattern History, Part Two | Inherited Values | You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important | Scoop.it

Moving into the early 19th century and taking a closer look at how clothing pattern history closely parallels domestic sewing machine history.

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