Dress: The Journal of the Costume Society of America

Dress, the journal of the Costume Society of America, has been in publication since 1975. It represents the highest level of scholarship and addresses many diverse areas of study including examinations of dress in art, social history, anthropology, and material culture. The journal also invites work on fundamental concerns such as theory, research methods, and analytical and interpretative papers that describe and place dress in cultural or historical context. Areas of interest include:

• Material culture studies
• Dress in its many contexts: social, cultural, historical
• Scholarship in the exhibition of dress
• Art and design of dress
• Dress historiography, research methodology, and theory
• Forums for topics that shape the field of dress scholarship

Publisher: 
Maney Publishing
ISSN (print): 
0361-2112
ISSN (online): 
2042-1729

Latest articles

Volume 41 (2)

Welcome
Tina Bates, vol. 41 (2): 0-0
Forecasting, Standardization, and the Americanization of Color
Anja Kirberg, vol. 41 (2): 81-94
Dior’s New (England) Look
David E. Lazaro, vol. 41 (2): 95-106
Sharing Historic Costume Collections Online
Arden Kirkland, vol. 41 (2): 107-127
Styling the Loyalist Diaspora: Fashion and Material Goods in the Post-Revolutionary British Atlantic World
Chloe Northrop, vol. 41 (2): 129-144
CSA Fellow
Elaine L. Pedersen, vol. 41 (2): 145-146
In Memoriam
Gail Alterman, vol. 41 (2): 147-147
In Memoriam
Joy Emery, vol. 41 (2): 148-151
Reviews
vol. 41 (2): 152-160

Volume 41 (1)

Welcome to Vol 41, No. 1
vol. 41 (1): 0-0
The Re-Birth of Venus
Anne Bissonnette, vol. 41 (1): 1-20
Fashions from Commodity Bags—Case Study of a Rural Seamstress in the Mid-Twentieth Century
Jennifer Banning, vol. 41 (1): 21-35
Animating the Body in Museum Exhibitions of Fashion and Dress
Ingrid Mida, vol. 41 (1): 37-51
The Future of Dress Scholarship: Sartorial Autobiographies and the Social History of Clothing
Pravina Shukla, vol. 41 (1): 53-68
Obituary: Jeffrey Allen Butterworth
vol. 41 (1): 69-69
Reviews
vol. 41 (1): 70-80

Volume 40 (2)

Welcome to Vol 40, No. 2
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CORRIGENDUM
vol. 40 (2): 0-0
Mummies are Called upon to Contribute to Fashion: Pre-Tutankhamun Egyptian Revivalism in Dress
Karin J. Bohleke, vol. 40 (2): 93-115
Habit de qualité: Seventeenth-Century French Fashion Prints as Sources for Dress History
Elizabeth Davis, vol. 40 (2): 117-143