(logo dinging) (majestic music) I think that, at the time, Catwoman had a really cool pair of glasses in the Batman series that was on television, and I wanted to be cool like her. It didn’t occur to me that glasses were really a medical device. (upbeat music) When light rays reflect off an object,
In 1881, the Rational Dress Society formed in London with the goal of liberating women from the bondage of their corsets. The sisiters of the RDS established a worldwide network of sleeper cells and underground nodes that still to this day come to life in times of need to combat the forces of irrationality everywhere.
Today I’d like to talk about a topic that is very near and dear to my heart: corsetry. This is probably a bad idea… buckle in boys, this is gonna be a long one. We’ve all seen the egregiously inaccurate historical costumes in movies, the notorious metal bikini armor in video games, the imaginative, but
[SEWING MACHINE] [ MUSIC PLAYING] ADRI MURGUIA: Hey, this is Adri. And we’re here in Santa Clarita Valley to meet up with Jamie Nudie, who is Nudie Cohn’s granddaughter. And she is carrying on his legacy. Let’s go find out what this is about. Hi. How are you? JAMIE NUDIE: I’m great. How are you?
Today we are at the Wallace Collection and after looking at Reynolds’s paintings we would like to explore the fashion style that featured in them. We’re now going to be hearing from the Head of Education, who will tell us about fashion in the eighteenth century. Well just like today there was a huge range
[MUSIC PLAYING] SINEAD BURKE: This exhibition pinpoints fashion as a trajectory that defines diversity across each of the intersections and gives us the purpose as to why we should care about it. SEQUOIA BARNES: I think it’s important that people know about fashion beyond just things that you buy, and how it actually affects people’s