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View Resource All Sewn Up: Millinery, Dressmaking, Clothing, and Costume

From millinery to dressmaking, this excellent digital collection from the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections group brings together a myriad of books from the early 20th century on the world of such matters, along with forays into costume design. Interestingly enough, the University of Wisconsin offered courses in these fields in the 1910s and 1920s. Visitors can start their exploration of...
View Resource Worth & Mainbocher

This remarkable collection was created by the Museum of the City of New York to celebrate the fashion design masters Charles Frederick Worth and Mainbocher (Main Rousseau Bocher). Worth was an Englishman who founded a Parisian atelier and Chicago-born Mainbocher did much of his work in Paris as well. The funding for the exhibition came from The Coby Foundation and it explores the work of these two...