Monthly Archives: May 2012

Fashion & Music Symposium- Wranglers and Rhinestones: Men’s Western Wear in Country Music

Wranglers and Rhinestones: Men’s Western Wear in Country Music By Jessica Pushor The western wear introduced by the singing cowboys in the 1930’s has changed not only the clothing of country music performers and listeners but also the very identity … Continue reading

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Fashion & Music Symposium- A New Mode: Fashion, Women, and the Theremin

A New Mode: Fashion, Women, and the Theremin Patrice George When the theremin, the world’s first electronic musical instrument, was introduced to New York audiences in1928, some though it was just an amusing experiment. Its creator, Russian science professor Leon … Continue reading

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Then & Now

(left) Mary Jane Russell photographed at Le Pavillon by Lillian Bassman.  Harper’s Bazaar, 1950. image source: fiercer than you (right) Lost in Lace, photography and styling by Damian Foxe, crochet recycled cotton and synthetic fabric rug by Hooked Designs, embroidered cotton voile top … Continue reading

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