Right Now in Dressed: The History of Fashion

From Grecian goddesses to the godmother of rock'n'roll, April and Cassidy discuss their favorite shows from the recent Spring/Summer 2020 Collections!  

At War with Fashion: World War I, LIVE from Bard Graduate Center

In conjunction with the exhibition French Fashion, Women and the First World War currently on view at the Bard Graduate Center, we speak with Dr. Kate Strasdin and Dr. Margaret Darrow about the era's anxieties surrounding fashion and gender.

Fashion History Mystery #32: A Brief History of the Codpiece

One of the more curious items of masculine dress history, this week we explore the function and symbolism of the codpiece.

The King of Sexy Cling, an interview with Stephen Burrows

Stephen Burrow's bright and slinky clothes defined the disco era. This week we speak with a fashion icon on the occasion of his new collaboration with Target.

Punk Style, an interview with Dr. Monica Sklar

This week we explore the style one of rock's most iconic sub-cultures: punk. But what came first, the music or the clothes?

Patrick Kelly, an Interview with Dr. Eric Darnell Pritchard

Patrick Kelly took Paris by storm in the 1980s, becoming the first American designer to be inducted into France's distinguished Chambre syndicale du prêt-à-porter. On what would have been Patrick's 65th birthday, we honor his life and legacy. 

The Joy of Fashion, an Interview with Pat Cleveland

This week we talk with fashion icon and fashion model pioneer Pat Cleveland about her fifty-plus year career in fashion.

FHM #31: The Cyclical Nature of Fashion

This week, April and Cassidy discuss which forgotten fashion staples they would love to make a comeback and which cyclical fashion trends should remain a thing of the past. 

Global Vision: Tina Leser

Often cited as a progenitor of the American Look, fashion designer Tina Leser's vision was greater than the polarizing discourse of French versus American style.

FHM #30:  Making Mrs. Maisel

This week we take a peek inside the Paley Center for Media's exhibition Making Maisel Marvelous.

Fashion Period. An Interview with Dr. Shannon Withycombe

Periods. A universally taboo topic for 1000s of years, menstruation was only addressed commercially in the early 20th century. We talk the pad's evolution--and all its accompanying accessories--with women's health historian Dr. Shannon Withycombe.

FHM #29: Enfleurage: 17th Century Perfume Making with Dryland Wilds

This week we meet Cebastien and Robin, the women behind the botanical beauty line Dryland Wilds, and learn all about their modern day use of the 17th century perfume making process known as enfleurage.

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The Golden Age of Haute Couture, LIVE from the Dallas Museum of Art

Hot off the press and LIVE from Dallas, join us for our first live episode of Dressed.

FHM #28:  Origin of the Poodle Skirt

This week's mini-sode explores the story of Juli Lynne Charlot who created a 50s classic: the poodle skirt.

Re-Dressed: The Swimsuit, a Revealing History, Part II

From the bikini to the thong, this week we explore the continued evolution of the swimsuit in part two of our two-part episode from Season One.

Introducing: The Outcast

The Outcast is Out magazine’s debut podcast! Join host Fran Tirado, Out magazine’s deputy editor and Out staffers as they explore queer topics across politics, pop culture, fashion, relationships, money, and more.

The Outcast is now available! Listen now.

FHM #27: The Origin of the Moon Manicure with Suzanne Shapiro

We answer a listener query about the moon-shaped manicure of the 1920s and 30s with Suzanne Shapiro, author of Nails: the Story of the Modern Manicure.

Wondery’s The Moment, hosted by comedian Ingrid Haas, explores some epic real life romances to find the answers to our toughest relationship questions. From a Taylor Swift intervention, to getting betrothed by a horse, this podcast is your real life Rom-Com. Listen now at wondery.fm/dressed

Re-Dressed: The Swimsuit, a Revealing History, Part I

In the spirit of summer, we revisit our Season One two part series on one of the most controversial garments in history: the swimsuit.

FHM #26: A Mermaid's Tale

In this week's mini-sode we answer a query from a real-life mermaid.