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  • The Great Dickens Christmas Fair

In my next life, I’d like to be a fashion historian. Equal parts anthropologist, archaeologist, and sociologist, a scholar in this field seeks to answer not only “what are you wearing?” but also “why?”

While there are a few official courses of study, fashion history is apparently not exactly a field of academia brimming with opportunity. Maybe that’s why there are so many interesting blogs out there on the subject. If so, their underemployment is our gain: