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Upcoming Trunk Shows!

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Upcoming Trunk Shows!

We're getting ready to hit the road out west this month!CLAYTON, CA (East Bay)A two-day trunk show at Renaissance Fabrics with Dames a la Mode. Shop jewelry, corsets, patterns, fabrics, etc. all in one place! Sept 21-22, 11am-5pmRenaissance Fabrics6200 Center St. #1Clayton, CAWe're doing fitting sign-ups for this one, so if you want to try on a corset, please Sign Up.   AURORA, OR (20 miles south of Portland)Redthreaded & Dames a la Mode Trunk Show in Historic Aurora. Tuesday, Sept. 24th10am-8pm Aurora Veteran's Hall21510 Main St. NEAurora, ORFittings are first-come, first served. FUTURE EVENTSWe are taking a travel break...

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Woven Corsets! Visiting the Corset Museum in Heubach, Germany

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Woven Corsets! Visiting the Corset Museum in Heubach, Germany

One of the highlights of 2018 was my trip to the Structuring Fashion conference in Munich, Germany. An optional side trip to the Miedermuseum in Heubach was offered, and since I'd vowed to do All The Things offered as part of this trip, I took it. And I'm so glad I did! The tour started with a long bus ride--2 or 3 hrs--I don't remember exactly. But we were on a very nice double decker bus with good visibility. Since this was my first trip to Germany, it was a pleasant way to see a bit more of the country....

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Structuring Fashion Conference in Germany

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Structuring Fashion Conference in Germany

Earlier this year, the September Structuring Fashion conference was announced in tandem with the Patterns of Fashion 5 book release. The conference was to be held in Munich, Germany, at the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum. I had to go! And I did, and it was wonderful.  This was actually my first international trip by myself and my first trip to Germany.The Symposium consisted of numerous talks presented by scholars and dress historians from all over the globe, as well as tours. I learned so much from these lectures, which I am excited to implement in our work going forward. Some highlights included...

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