The History of Women’s Fashion: Part 2

Facilitator: Barbara Blumberg graduated from Towson University with a BS degree. She taught in Baltimore City Schools, Beth Tfiloh Community Day School, CCBC, Meyerberg Center, Renaissance Academy, Osher, “Food For Thought,” Friends of the Pikesville Library, North Oaks Community, and The Lecture Group.

Dates: Wednesday, October 2, 16, 23

Time: 10:30 a.m.– noon

Location: Agus Library

Enjoy The History of Women’s Fashion Part 2 even if you did not attend Part 1. We will review the start of jeans, the white shirt, and pearls as the fashion statements they have become. We will learn the history of the wedding gown and its evolution. What is the complicated history of maternity wear, quintessential trench coat, and fur coats that were so popular for centuries. How did diamond rings become engagement rings? How did politics play an important part in the world of fashion after WWII? Fashion hasn’t
happened in a vacuum. See how fashion has been affected by religion, politics, economics, and practicality.

Fee: $50/Beth El Congregation members; $60/non-members. Registration is required for all participants.

For further information, contact Ellen Marks at [email protected] or 410-580-5166.