Venture into the highly regulated and fascinating world of bovine pyroglyphics
April 30, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
In the 1970s, Joe Brainard wrote a book-length poem that paid heed to fashion
April 16, 2013 | By Emily Spivack
Sears styles sprung from the ideas of European artists and couturiers
April 05, 2013 | By Emily Spivack
It's supposedly the 50th anniversary of the original design of the iconic image, but its history since then is surprisingly complex with millions of dollars at stake
March 13, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
It was a decade of Uggs and excess but also styles meant to further the greater good
March 06, 2013 | By Emily Spivack
Valentine's Day can be an occasion for quirky expressions of love
February 14, 2013 | By Emily Spivack
Heat-sensitive color made this sportswear a hot item—but it didn't last
January 22, 2013 | By Emily Spivack
What's behind the holiday tradition of hanging hosiery on the fireplace?
December 14, 2012 | By Emily Spivack
Holiday cheer with a touch of nostalgia celebrates garish knitwear from the 1940s to '80s
December 11, 2012 | By Emily Spivack
Three good reads to accessorize your daily routine
December 06, 2012 | By Emily Spivack
Are the days of wearing just a tuxedo t-shirt just over the horizon?
December 03, 2012 | By Emily Spivack
The origin of Pabst's iconic blue ribbon dates back to one of the most important gatherings in American history
November 20, 2012 | By Jimmy Stamp
Seeking comfort, holiday diners will don elastic to indulge their expanding waistlines. They should thank Thomas Hancock and his "masticator"
November 19, 2012 | By Emily Spivack
Hand-painted signs are making a comeback, but are they the work of artists or "mechanics"?
November 02, 2012 | By Sarah C. Rich
Forget buttons and T-shirts. Check out these mini dresses, bell bottoms and digital watches from old campaign trails
November 01, 2012 | By Emily Spivack
Sexy or scary, the outfit has cast a spell on costume wearers going back many years
October 26, 2012 | By Emily Spivack
Wearing rolled stocking back then must have been akin to the liberating, punk rock feeling of wearing ripped fishnets today
October 12, 2012 | By Emily Spivack
The real stories behind some fashion fads and classics hold some surprising twists
October 05, 2012 | By Emily Spivack
Antonio Lopez's electrifying art defined the style of the times, 1960s-'80s. Now, a gallery show and book call renewed attention to his accomplishments
October 02, 2012 | By Emily Spivack
As this old newspaper ad supplement shows, in the heydey of synthetic knits, DuPont advanced its chemically made fibers as a key to "Better Living"
September 24, 2012 | By Emily Spivack