I am a dress historian and FASHIONARCHAEOLOGY is a way of sharing snippets of my work.
If you want to know more about certain topics or have any questions, please let me know.
(I have been a lecturer of history of costume and fashion theory for several years and I work as a free lance consultant for antique dealers, law courts, film directors, fashion companies – anyone who needs specialized information or research done in this field)




The blog fashionarchaeology.com  is an independent project, aims at popularizing the history of dress, IT is totally free. As such, my work should be regarded in the context of “Free Cultural Works” according to the Creative Commons Attribution. Specifically, you are free to: copy, distribute, transmit and adapt the work or part of it, under the following conditions: You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work). For additional details, please have a look at the above license.

The text contributions on this site belong to the  author. The images, unless otherwise specified, are in the public domain (internet). When the images are self-produced (eg. photographs and graphics manipulation) they will be subject to the same conditions as stated above. Should someone be against the publication of images, where he/she can prove the copyrights on them, he/she can request their removal (or also, request an explicit attribution) by contacting the webmaster. Also, feel free to report any errors that may have an impact on the quality of this blog or on accuracy of the presentations.

About the texts published here, I will provide any document source (public or private libraries or other archives, magazines, articles and books) as much as possible. When I am not aware of the exact sources, please refer to the same conditions above for the images.

Last but not least: This non-profit blog, does not want to preclude the  contributor of being able to reap the benefits for work outside this project.


  1. Hope you keep posting. This is just the kind of work I learn things from I would never have investigated myself!


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