Friday Wrap: Weekend reading

An occasional round-up of events, lectures, exhibitions, and other information of interest. Today we share some fascinating reads and an upcoming event. Select issues of La Gazette du Bon Ton now online Published from 1912-1925, La Gazette du Bon Ton... Read Article ››

Out & About: FIDM Museum goes to Las Vegas

In today's post, Associate Curator Christina Johnson recaps the 39th annual Costume Society of America national symposium. It's not too early to start thinking about the 2014 symposium, which will be held in Baltimore, Maryland. The call for papers... Read Article ››

Making paper wigs

When dressing a mannequin for exhibition, it's important not to overlook the details. Careful attention to the total look makes an ensemble, and an exhibition, complete. Fully dressed mannequins also help visitors better understand the time-period on... Read Article ››

Video from the Costume Colloquium III

If Christina's recent post describing her experiences at the Costume Colloquium in Florence piqued your curiosity, you're in luck! Videos of all the conference presentations are now available on the Costume Colloquium website. You can watch... Read Article ››