Book Review: The Pocket

Book Review: The Pocket

Book Review The Pocket - A Hidden History of Women’s Lives by Barbara Burman and Ariane Fennetaux  Barbara Burman and Ariane Fennetaux have written the first comprehensive examination of pockets, a costume accessory worn exclusively by women. This is a scholarly work...
Carry Me: 1950’s Lucite Purses: An American Fashion

Carry Me: 1950’s Lucite Purses: An American Fashion

Book by Janice Berkson Not yet reviewed Available for purchase from: Amazon, On sale for $55.00 Celebrate the fabulous fashions of the 1950s and 1960s with a book devoted to the glory of the Lucite handbag. "Carry Me" by Janice Berkson is packed with 160 pictures of...
Review: Artistic Leather of the Arts and Crafts Era

Review: Artistic Leather of the Arts and Crafts Era

Book by Daniel Lees Review by Jennifer Whitehair Available for purchase from: Amazon, On sale for $40.59 In the antique and collectibles market the accepted age at which an item moves from vintage to antique is 100 years old. So it comes as no surprise that leather...
Review: Perle für Perle

Review: Perle für Perle

Book by Sabina Schürenberg Review by Paula H. Available for purchase from: Shaker Media In the history of textiles and especially costume, there are few books that qualify as scholarly and groundbreaking. Sabina Schürenberg's book, Perle für Perle, is one such book....