The costume collection at the Maryland Historical Society is one of the museum’s greatest treasure troves. Composed of more than 6,000 garments dating from the early eighteenth century to the 1960s, the collection includes women’s and men’s clothing, infant and children’s clothing, uniforms and accessories of all kinds.


The Callot Sisters and French Couture

"What you get for 300 francs in an ordinary shop will cost you two thousand there. But there can be no comparison; they look the same only to people[..]

The Letty Lynton Effect

Throughout the history of film, there have been dresses that have become iconic, nearly eclipsing the film in which they were worn; Marilyn Monroe's[..]

Fun in the Sun During the Roaring Twenties

The 1920s is a time known for scandalous dressing, and swimwear was no exception.  In honor of the last weekend of summer, today's post is dedicated to[..]