Revolution in Fashion 1914-1920 by Patricia C. Warner

March 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Stonehouse Museum Lecture Series
Sunday, March 26, 2017 2pm Revolution in Fashion 1914-1920 by Patricia C. Warner

World War I changed everthing. One of the many legacies that continues to shape our lives today is women’s clothing. Recollect the fashions featured in the second season of the popular PBS drama Downton Abbey which is set in the years 1916 – 1919. Join us at the Stonehouse to learn about how and why the revolutionay changes came about during this period in our history.

Professor Warner has published and spoken widely in various scholarly journals and books on various aspects of the history of dress, including jewelry, slave clothing and the movies, but her major focus has been the subject of her book, When the Girls Came Out to Play (University of Massachusetts Press, 2006), on women’s clothing for sports and the birth of American sportswear. She is a Fellow of the Costume Society of America.