Let’s kick-off Monday with a few online reads related to the history of fashion. From a major couture auction and an exhibit about the origin of fashion magazines to the history of hip hop style and the most dangerous trends in history, here are four “must reads” for the fashion history enthusiast.
1) Ouch! Corsets, crinolines and collars are just of few of the fashions mentioned in the recently posted article title Fashion Victims: History’s Most Dangerous Trends found on www.bbc.com. Read the whole story Here
2) From June 12, the Rijksmuseum presents a major retrospective of its rich collection of costume and fashion prints for the first time. The change in women's and men's fashion from the year 1600 up to and including the first half of the 20th century, and the development of the fashion magazine into the fashion glossies we know today, can be seen in more than 300 prints. Learn More
3) On 8 July, Sotheby’s Paris, in association with Kerry Taylor Auctions, will stage its first auction of Haute Couture, which gathers together 150 items from the private collection of Didier Ludot. See the catalog Here
4) There are two history of Hip Hop fashion themed documentaries out this summer that you don’t want to miss. Learn more about both films Here