The Yale-Vassar Bike Race

My latest post for Ivy Style is now online and you can read it HERE. As part of Ivy Style’s “Bicycle Week,” I’ve written about the Yale-Vassar Bike Race tradition in the 1950s, which shows that Vassar style most certainly had a sense of humour! Advertisements

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A Visit to the Vassar College Costume Collection

“Fashioning an Education: 150 Years of Vassar Students and What They Wore” May 16-June 12 at the Palmer Gallery, Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY) PHOTO: Vassar College Costume Collection http://blogs.vassar.edu/vccc/ It was my pleasure to return to Vassar last week and spend some time with the students and faculty who are currently working on the exhibition showcasing […]

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James A. Rawley Conference in the Humanities, 2011

On April 8th & 9th, I attended the 2011 James A. Rawley Conference in the Humanities at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. The title of the conference this year was “Communities, Kinship and Culture: The Formation and Expression of Identities,” and I presented a paper entitled, “Fashioning the 1950s ‘Vassar Girl’: Vassar Undergraduate Identity and […]

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Vassar on Disney Roller Girl

I was very excited to see this lovely feature on the fashion blog www.disneyrollergirl.net. Navaz Batliwalla’s blog was recently written up in The Times as one of the most influential blogs of the moment and she was also included in their list of “40 Bloggers Who Really Count.” Thank you, Navaz, for this mention.

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