Right Now in Dressed: The History of Fashion

Freeing the Body: The Birth of Modern Dress

This week we explore the birth of modern dress, a revolution in fact, that occurred during a period in the early 20th century when women radically altered the way they had been dressing for centuries.

Founding Father of Haute Couture: Charles Frederick Worth

This episode explores the career and legacy of the man many consider to be the first true fashion designer, Charles Frederick Worth. We also speak with Hylan Booker, an American designer who sat at the helm of the house of Worth in the late 1960s.

Fashion history is about more than pretty clothes. Dressed explores the incredibly rich and complex history behind the clothes we wear. Tune in on February 27th for the first episode.

Introducing Dressed: The History of Fashion

Every week, fashion historians April Calahan and Cassidy Zachary will take you inside the history of fashion, and explore the who, what, when of why we wear. Listen in on February 27 for the first episode.

Dressed explores the incredibly rich and complex history of clothing as it relates to one of the most significant forces that drives the world today: fashion.