Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
The idea came after the book I wrote a few years back on the history of the skirt was published, and I began blogging little "On this Day in Fashion History" posts that related back to snippets from the book. I don't know if any of my posts inspired book sales (I'm ranked, like, 2 billionth on Amazon and I've since disabled all the old posts so I can hoard them for the new site), but the project did inspire my new website. Once I left the helm at Seattle Bride last December, I knew it was time to tackle this project that had been festering in the back of my brain for three years. So I'm thrilled to say, I did it!
So what is On This Day in Fashion? It's a daily magazine that delivers snippets of fashion news and trivia, and every Monday through Friday publishes The Stories Behind the Styles: feature articles about something fun, interesting, epic—or even macabre—that happened on that day in fashion history. Today's Story Behind the Styles, for instance, celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the founding of Women's Wear Daily, while yesterday's shared the details behind the release of "Too Funky," the Thierry Mugler directed video