Daily Archives: April 14, 2020

On Hitting The Wrong Target

In the course of traveling both last week in the interests of car repair [1] as well as back home and around my usual errands and traveling to and from work, I have noticed an increasing tendency on the part … Continue reading

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Book Review: Costume In Context: The 1920s And 1930s

Costume In Context:  The 1920s And 1930s, by Jennifer Ruby This book is what really prompted me to read several in a series that show off the author’s interest in unisex drawings that are a bit anachronistic and that use … Continue reading

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Book Review: Costume In Context: The 1960s And 1970s

Costume In Context:  The 1960s and 1970s, by Jennifer Ruby One of the most off-putting aspects of this book was the way that the author was clearly far more engaged with the decades and their fashion than I was.  The … Continue reading

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Book Review: People In Costume: 1930s and 1940s

People In Costume:  1930s and 1940s, by Jennifer Ruby, In the hands of a capable illustrator and a skilled writer, fashion can tell a story.  It is not always the sort of story that one enjoys reading but it certainly … Continue reading

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