Quick Read: “International Velvet” in The New York Times

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One sure sign that it’s the end of summer: The New York Times Style Magazine, which is always printed on the last Sunday in August.

Velvet is apparently making a come-back in fashion—did it ever really go away?—and the magazine features a cultural history of the fabric, compiled by Carolina Irving, Charlotte di Carcaci, and Miguel Flores-Vianna. It ranges from fashion history to film to art, so it’s right up my alley. You can view this feature here. (There’s also a video, which I found less interesting.)


2 thoughts on “Quick Read: “International Velvet” in The New York Times

  1. Having just watched “Pillow Talk” with Doris Day and Rock Hudson, I’ve been dreaming about her wardrobe, specifically her deep-red velvet dress in the scene where they sing at the piano bar. Oh how I wish we dressed like Doris Day movies…

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