Links of the Whatever – March 20th, 2020

Happy Friday! Links of the Whatever returns! Perfect for anyone with lots of newly-found indoor downtime for reading. Today: The Public Domain Review: Illustrating Carnival The Public Domain Review: Plague Doctor Costumes Knives Out and the Glory of Fisherman Sweaters A Dive Into Nautical Style Book Review – Consumptive Chic: A  History of Beauty, Fashion, … Continue reading Links of the Whatever – March 20th, 2020

Links of the Whatever – January 9th, 2020

Here are a few chunks o' fashion-related media I have been consuming recently, plus some resources from this very blog's archive which may be of interest if you're on the #newyearnewme train w.r.t. your wardrobe. As usual, there are no affiliate or sponsored links. Edit: oh my god I forgot to include the main link … Continue reading Links of the Whatever – January 9th, 2020

Links of the Whatever – December 24, 2019

Hi everyone! Here are some articles and blog posts I've enjoyed recently. I hope you are all enjoying the holidays or at least (if in the northern hemisphere) that we can now look forward to increasing amount of sunlight. McKinsey: State of the Fashion Industry 2020 McKinsey made a big ol fat report (link is … Continue reading Links of the Whatever – December 24, 2019

Links of the Whatever – November 30, 2019

Here are some more from the backlog of fashion related things I've been enjoying (and none of them are sales, because this isn't that kind of blog). "It's still raining", fashion plate from La Gazette du Bon Ton, 1915, showing (left to right) tailored suits by Paquin, Lanvin, and Doeuillet and a coat by Paquin. … Continue reading Links of the Whatever – November 30, 2019

Links of the Whatever – November 15th, 2019

This round-up of links features a monetary argument against joining the influencer bubble, Spongebob but make it fashion, an exploration into the origins of the puff sleeves + square neck trend, and more. "The Milkmaid" by Jean-Baptiste Huet, wearing Reformation wait no Articles of Style blog with Advice for Fashion Influencers Dan Trepanier was one … Continue reading Links of the Whatever – November 15th, 2019

Links of the Whatever – April 26th, 2019

Video: Knitting a sock with a vintage knitting machine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7N7hsho4Sjg So this video is 30 minutes long but it was FASCINATING and I watched all of it! 30 minutes of prime semi-automated sock content! Behold the sock come into being from nothing but a spool of yarn! Also, I know it's an overdone sentiment but … Continue reading Links of the Whatever – April 26th, 2019

Fashion Links of the Whatever – March 25th, 2019

I should really just publish these whenever I collect three or four links. I collect the links for several weeks and then it always ends up being a giant post. Anyway, here's a few for today with mostly videos: Technology in Retail: "Digital Mannequins" in stock photos This Smithsonian Mag article (January 28, 2013! Ancient … Continue reading Fashion Links of the Whatever – March 25th, 2019