patterns of war. The unofficial Smith College Historic Clothing Collection is home to three thousand dresses, suits, and accessories worn from the 1800s to today
Search online for photos, advertisements, and articles about everyday work attire, casual wear, or special occasion outfits from the last century or two, and write an essay that examines how the outfits differ from what you wear and see worn by others in the present day. What clues can you identify about the current culture and its standards—in terms of gender, workforce, or social class—from the clothing worn back then? How does that relate to what people wear today?
This essay must be 1200 words minimum. At least of four secondary sources are required, two must be peer-reviewed or scholarly. Use Times New Roman, 12-point font. number your pages. Include a Works Cited