Up and at 'Em

That everyone puts their pants on one leg at a time is a relatively new myth about equality. Undoubtedly, all men and women have always been created exactly the same, but long were the days when wealth discrepancy was stitched into every seam of our clothing. Long were the mornings getting ready, too. All those layers of…

New Love for Old Duds

Cherishing the significance of clothing and accessories sewn and worn in another time is a very personal way of preserving our global history. Personally, I find fashion to be one of the most detail-oriented and honest accounts of the doings of mankind. Out of every other species on the planet, we are the only animals that choose daily to clothe our bodies. Some…

Dressing Britannia

As the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland knows well, crowning a queen regnant is a rather big deal. Sixty-three years ago yesterday, all the pomp of the nation was gathered up for just such an occasion, the coronation of the Diamond Queen, Elizabeth II. On that second day of June in the…