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Costume Studies: Online Sites

This guide you will be introduced to Books, Journals and videos available from Bobst in the area of Costume Studies

Dancing Through History With First Ladies' Gowns

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Fashion is Political

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Robin Givhan has called the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi "chic," a term rarely used in Washington to describe a politician. Speaker Pelosi has become famous for her colorful Armani suits.

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Yulia Tymoshenko, the Prime Minister of Ukraine, is known worldwide for her golden crown of braids. Her peasant look has been celebrated on the cover of Elle Ukraine, as well as imitated by the British pop-star Kylie Minogue.

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On her visit to Wiesbaden Army Airfield on February 24, 2005, Condoleezza Rice wore a long, fitted black coat and a pair of sleek, high-heeled boots. Has a U.S. politician ever looked this sexy?

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