The ICOM’s Costume Committee is looking for contributions to the special project “Clothes Tell Stories”, which will be launched at the meeting in Rio de Janeiro 2013. You can see more about the exciting program under “News – next annual meeting” on the Committee website www.costume-committee.org. This project, called an on-line Costume Workbook, is a web-basedContinue Reading

  Clare M. Wilkinson-Weber, PhD, Department of Anthropology, Washington State University Vancouver In a couple of remarks collected from costume designers in the course of my research on the making of popular Hindi films (“Bollywood”), I was told that a challenge for the designer wanting to create “real” (as opposed to glamorousContinue Reading