This week, we bring you a mix of celebrity styles inspired by fashions past. From Ciara channeling Saint Laurent suedes to Lily James looking very glam in a Dior inspired gown, here are three stylish celebs dressing in very vintage-esque ensembles. READ MORE
I want my MTV! If you grew up on MTV (as we did) then you can understand our nostalgia for the beloved fashion themed show, House of Style. Let's face it, there will never be another fashion program (sorry video bloggers) as fabulous as this 1990s super model hosted, celebrity featured, designer involved, semi-unscripted wonder show. READ MORE
A few fashion history related articles and online happenings that the ITA team is currently geeking out over include, Shrimpton Couture's Look Who's Wearing Vintage feature, The Curious History of Men in Heels exhibit and a collection of oral histories as told by prominent members of the American fashion industry. Find out what all of this means HERE
Proquest just announced that it will be digitizing the entire run of Harper's Bazaar magazine. This means that every issue of American Harper's Bazaar from 1867 to now will be available for digital download. Currently, Proquest offers the digital run of both Women's Wear Daily and Vogue magazine but the addition of Harper's Bazaar really completes the trinity of legit fashion resources for fashion historians, researchers and die-hard enthusiasts. Read more HERE
The grand dame of awards shows, the Academy Awards, were held this past Sunday in Los Angeles. Considered fashion’s most buzzed about runway, the ladies of the 2015 carpet proved they belonged in a collection of couture gowns that ran the gamut from sweet to sexy. On a red carpet that has seen it all, these fashionista’s each brought a new twist to a classic look. Read the full story HERE
A few bits of fashion history related news that we're currently buzzing about include the recent acquisition made by Phoenix Art Museum's fashion department, the Digital Fashion Futures Conference organized by Europeana Fashion and a delightful little guide on the history of fashion trends. Read more HERE
The ladies at the SAG Awards put their best foot forward in dazzling gowns with innovative and original twists, but don’t let their bling blind you, there is always an inspiration behind each and every look. Click HERE see what images of the past inspired the stars on this year’s SAG Awards red carpet.
Reigning red carpet queen Emma Stone puts a feminine spin on tuxedo dressing in this Christian Dior Couture sheer gown with an elongated tuxedo jacket. Fashion followers will be all too familiar with Dior’s creative director Raf Simons’ homage to Yves Saint Laurent’s iconic ‘le smoking’ look seen here on Cindy Crawford in the February 1989 issue of Vogue. - Lauren Wilson