Podcasts

Rebel Threads, an interview with Roger Burton, part II **Bonus Episode**

In 1979, Roger Burton worked with punk style innovators Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McClaren to design their boutique World's End. The couple soon went their separate ways but were reunited at Burton's 1993 exhibition of their work Vive le Punk.

Rebel Threads, an interview with Roger Burton, part I

This week we explore the clothing of rebellious youth sub-cultures from the 1940s to the 1960s with vintage collector, costume designer--and original Mod--Roger Burton.

Fashionable Filipinas, an interview with Gino Gonzales

This week, we explore the fashion origins and evolution of the Philippino terno with guest Gino Gonzales, co-author of the book Fashionable Filipinas.

Dissecting the Flapper (Bonus Episode)

For a bonus minisode in honor of Halloween, we "dissect" the iconic flapper look from head to toe.

When Fashion Kills, an interview with Dr. Alison Matthews David

Sometimes fashion can kill--literally. From combustible crinolines to strangling scarves, this week we explore fashion's deadly history with Dr. Alison Matthews David, author of the book Fashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress Past and Present.

Fierce: A History of Leopard Print, an interview with Jo Weldon

We get puurrrfectly WILD this week with author, activist and burlesque superstar Jo Weldon!

Pink, an interview with Dr. Valerie Steele

Today we speak with Dr. Valerie Steele, Director of The Museum at FIT, about her exhibition Pink: A Pretty, Punk, Powerful Color

Ruth Finley and the Fashion Calendar, an interview with Natalie Nudell

A tribute to the passing of American fashion insider, Ruth Finley, whose Fashion Calendar was and continues to be a critical element in producing Fashion Week.

Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

For artist Frida Kahlo, clothing, art and identity were inextricably linked. The V & A's current exhibition Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up explores the ways Kahlo constructed her iconic image using the clothing and accessories she put on her body.

Bonus episode! Exhibiting Fashion: an Interview with Fashion Conservator Sarah Scaturro, part II

In this week's bonus episode, we continue our conversation with Sarah Scaturro, head conservator at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.